Stranded Traveler – Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 05/22/2014


This is another Scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 22st, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email:

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Date: May 23, 2014, 7:02:21 AM EDT
Subject: Help……..

I Hope you get this on time, my family and I came down here to Kiev, Ukraine for a short vacation,unfortunately we were mugged at the park of the hotel where we stayed all cash,credit card and mobile phone were stolen off us but luckily we still have our passports with us.

We’ve been to the Embassy and the Police here but they’re not helping issues at all the bad news is our flight will be leaving in less than 8-hrs from now but we’re having problems settling the hotel bills and the hotel manager won’t let us leave until we settle the bills.

I’ll need your help (LOAN) financially of  $2,000. I promise to make the refund once we get back home. Please let me know if you can help and i need you to keep checking your email because it’s the only i can reach you.

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