[Homeroast] Homeroast Digest, Vol 26, Issue 17

Dhananjaya djgarcia at improbablystructuredlayers.net
Tue Mar 16 18:47:23 CDT 2010

Oh, come on! Sure we can help these people out! Are we so dulled by the
internet we cannot feel for our fellow humans in distress? I for one am
e-mailing them some 0ne hundred dollar bill gifs so they can buy their
airline tickets again.

Hmm, let's see. Once I actually had a similar experience in Barbados, except
I left my camera bag (with tickets) in a park, and when I went back to
recover it a few minutes later it was gone. I went to the airline offices
after submitting my report to the police and ooh! they issued me a new
ticket. Hmm ...

To end my actual story, several months later I received a package COD for
transport from the Barbados police with my camera bag! Inside was a note
explaining they had actually tracked the culprit and arrested him when he
tried to fence the camera stuff. That was a shocker.


-----Original Message-----
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:11:42 -0700
From: Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com>
To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
	list,	available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html"
	<homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
Subject: Re: [Homeroast] HELP!!!
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>        I'm sorry for this odd request because it might get to you too
>but it's because of the situation of things right now,i'm stuck in London
>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.

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.


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