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I'm Jennifer Ronald . How are you ? I'll like to know your free available date in July for my family reunion (5 hours photo coverage). Also i want family portraits done for all the families coming together for the reunion. Do you accept credit card payment ?
(I asked questions and provided quote)
reunion event. The event will be held locally here in the state about an hour or two drive from your location, i will cover the travel expenses. I got your from 11am-4pm information.
Thank you for the swift response. I want you to check if you have available weekends between July 1st-31th. If you have a date open i want you to work on the the event venue once the event planner book the hall. I will be looking forward to read from you with the estimate ASAP.on the internet and i hope you can handle this event. I'll be making 60% down payment in advance with my credit card to book the date. Okay sound good , I want you to know that the event planner that will handle the event does not have facility to bill credit cards right now. In view of this i will handle the event. As soon as you charge my credit through, $2000 will be deposited for their services as soon as payment clears your account pls.want you to add an extra $100 as gratuity for yourself and for a favor i am asking of you..The favor is that i want you to add $2000 for the event planner that authorizing you to charge on my credit card
Your Service Fee $1750.00
Event planner fee, to be deposited in their bank acct: $2000
Tips : $100
Be rest assured you will be charging everything on my credit card including the 3% cc charges. Below is the final break down of the total charges i will be
CC charges : 3%
Me: Okay I'll call you later to discuss live so I can better understand.
Them: you can understand me.
Okay i want you to know impaired hearig that is why i text you directly now and can i have your email address and what is your full name.
(At this point I realize the scam although I had my suspicions for the last 15 mins)
Me:What city will the event be held in? I will speak with my bank on Monday regarding this financial process. Sorry to hear about the impairment, can you supply contact details of someone in the family that I can speak with live?
Them:Okay I have not know the event place yet i told you that in the first place Okay. and i want you to if you can help me with the event planner fees and let me know now before anyone will call you for the family Member Okay
(Conversation ended. On to the next target).