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Old 12-10-2010
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Now that I have the hacker's attention, and have already (stupidly) made contact with him, how should I play with him?

Here's the response I had received back:


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Hello Chris,

I'm so glad to read from you am sorry i don't inform you about the trip all i need from you is unrgent help now becasue i need to get back to the state today,Thanks so much for your concern,Its been a terrible situation i find myself in ..I'm literally stranded out here and need your help to get back home.. I had my credit card canceled since i have lost it to the muggers. I need you to loan me some cash,I need 2,500 to get things fixed out here(settle my hotel bills and also get my ticket straightened out)so i can get back home,i will definitely refund the money back to you when i am back home, Your contribution will go a long way and i will surely show gratitude towards you when i am back home.You can have the money wired to me via Western Union.Have it wired to my name and present location, here are the details you need to have it wired to me..

Name: George & Janet xxxx (edit: was proper last name)

City: Buckingham shire.

Postal Code: HP11 2JZ

Country:United Kingdom
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Amount:2,500 USD

I still have my passport here with me to claim the funds.Once you are done with the transfer at the western union e-mail me the Confirmation details(MTCN) for the pickup of funds.Thanks

George.
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