[Homeroast] HELP!!!

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Mon Mar 15 18:04:54 CDT 2010


Yes - I called Patrick because he is a real customer, and indeed his 
Gmail was taken over. Great idea though - just paste some of the 
email text into google and voila! We do that when suspicious 
addresses try to get on the mail list. Especially ones ending .ru !

>On Mar 15, 2010, at 5:11 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee wrote:
>
>>>  Hello,
>>>
>>>        I'm sorry for this odd request because it might get to you too urgent
>>>  but it's because of the situation of things right now,i'm stuck 
>>>in London UK
>>>  with family right now,we came down here on vacation ,we were robbed, worse
>>>  of it was that our bags, cash , credit cards and cell phone were stolen off
>>>  us at GUN POINT, it's such a crazy experience for us, we need help flying
>>>  back home, the authorities are not being 100% supportive but the good thing
>>>  is that we still have our passport but dont have enough money to get our
>>>  flight ticket back home, please i need you to loan me some money, i will
>>>  refund you as soon as i'm back home, i promise.
>>>
>>>  Pat
>>
>>  Huh? Are you serious? You emailed the homeroast list? Wouldn't you 
>>try family and friends first? And did they not reply... How many 
>>times have you emailed this list - once???
>>
>>  Folks - this is a scam.
>
>
>
>Yes it is,
>
>for all your folk out there, google is really your friend here! to 
>track it down that it is scam.
>ALWAYS in such weird requests, even if you know the person (they can 
>send mail faking names) do a google search
>like the one beflow. if you get many hits. Then drop teh mail and go 
>on with your lifes..
>
>http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=%22+I'm+sorry+for+this+odd+request+because+it+might+get+to+you+too+urgent%22&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
>
>Ries
>
>
>
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-- 
-Tom

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