[APG Public List] My Predicament!!!! (Need Help).

LBoswell laboswell at rogers.com
Thu Jun 24 11:10:12 MDT 2010

If something like this surfaces under "Larry Boswell" I'd like to note  that 
my postal address can be verified by going to my website.

big wink


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Franklin W. Ingram
  To: jeanettedaniels8667 at yahoo.com ; ksummers at byu.net ; 
apgpubliclist at apgen.org ; apgmembersonlylist at apgen.org
  Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:41 AM
  Subject: Re: [APG Public List] My Predicament!!!! (Need Help).

  This exact same thing happened to a colleague of mine.  She had a huge 
E-mail list that she had developed over the years as part of her business of 
financial consulting.  Someone hijacked her E-mail list, changed her 
password so she could not get into it, and sent a letter to everyon on her 
E-mail list asking for help. It was a mess.  Because she could not get into 
her own E-mail account she could not send a Warning that it was a scam.

  Some of her contacts wanted to help but contacted her by phone first. 
Others contacted whoever was sending the E-mail and was told where to send 
the money, etc.

  I knew that my colleague was not in a foreign country because I had been 
with her the day before, but some of our mutual friends tried to contact her 
and failed so they phoned me to see what kind of trouble she was in and how 
they could help.

  Bottom line is that it was a scam for sure, but it worked on some people 
who were simply eager to help an old friend that they really believed was in 
distress in a foreign place.

  Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 08:13:45 -0700
  From: jeanettedaniels8667 at yahoo.com
  To: ksummers at byu.net; apgpubliclist at apgen.org; 
apgmembersonlylist at apgen.org
  Subject: Re: [APG Public List] My Predicament!!!! (Need Help).


  I've received this email before from someone else and it is a scam. 
That's why I'm sending the reply to both the APG public and private lists. 
This is NOT from Kelly Summers.  Do not try to help!

  Jeanette Daniels
  Heritage Genealogical College

  From: Kelly Summers <ksummers at byu.net>
  To: Kelly Summers <ksummers at byu.net>
  Sent: Thu, June 24, 2010 4:39:46 AM
  Subject: My Predicament!!!! (Need Help).

       I'm am in a deep mess right now and i need your help.I am in tears as 
i am writing you now,sorry I didn't inform you about my trip,I had a trip to 
the UnitedKingdom(Buckinghamshire) and a bizarre thing happened to .I was 
mugged at gun point last night, it happened at the park of the Hotel were i 
lodged but thank God i wasn't hurt, the muggers carted away with all my 
belongings excluded my passport. Cell,c-card,cash and some important 
documents are all gone.I was able to make contact with the Uk Police and i 
was directed to the Embassy, but they seems to be taking things too slow.

       I need your help so urgently.. My flight leaves pretty soon but i am 
having problems sorting out the hotel bills and also need getting my ticket 
straightened out. I need your help. I need a quick loan from you to get 
things fixed out here, promise to refund as soon as i get back home. Your 
support and assistance will go a long way here.please reply asap so i can 
tell you what to do and how to get the money to me via western union..Hope 
to read from you soon.
  Kelly R. Summers, Accredited Genealogist®

  The ICAPGenSM service mark and the Accredited Genealogist® and AG® are 
registered marks of the International Commission for the Accreditation of 
Professional Genealogists.

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