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#87215 by Clerk of Oxenford Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:47 am
"Western union" offers you money? it's a scam!

Subject: Dear Customer
From: "WESTERN UNION" <[email protected]>
Date: Fr, 24.02.2012, 11:17
To: Undisclosed recipients:;

Dear Customer,

Please be informed that you have £50,000.00 (Fifty Thousand pound sterling) Lodged in our Western Union outlet in UK to be transferred to you as a Compensation.Contact Western Union Office.Note that you are to copy the email Address below and send your reply to the Office.


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