Monday, April 11, 2011

How I nearly got scammed on Facebook

Posted by Charles Cooper 

So there I was browsing through my email while sucking down the first coffee of the morning today, when I came across a distress message from an old industry contact. We had just reconnected on Facebook. For reasons that will soon become apparent, I'm changing her name in this account to Jane. The message read:
I'm writing this with tears in my eyes, my family and I came down here to North Wales, United Kingdom for a short vacation. Unfortunately,we were mugged at the park of the hotel where we stayed,all cash and credit card were stolen off us but luckily for us we still have our passports with us. Read more...