AWFUL TRIP::::David J Smith – Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 1/30/2013

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From: davidjjs 
Date: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Subject: AWFUL TRIP::::David J Smith
To:user@fordham.edu
Good morning,

I Hope you get this on time, I made a trip to Manila(Philippines) and had my bag stolen from me with my passport and personal effects therein. The embassy has just issued me a temporary passport but I have to pay for a ticket and settle my hotel bills with the Manager.

I have made contact with my bank but it would take me 3-5 working days to access funds in my account, the bad news is my flight will be leaving very soon but i am having problems settling the hotel bills and the hotel manager won’t let me leave until i settle the bills, I need your help/LOAN financially and I promise to make the refund once I get back home, you are my last resort and hope, Please let me know if i can count on you and i need you to keep checking your email because it’s the only way you can get to me.

Thanks,

David.

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