Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: February 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Emergency Travel - Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 2/19/2015

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From: Barbara ONeill <barbarakaneoneill@hotmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:25 AM
Subject: This Is An Emergency...Barbara ONeill


Greetings,


How are you doing? I do hope this finds you well, and really sorry to be mailing at such short notice. I traveled to the ISTANBUL SURGERY HOSPITAL in (Istanbul,TURKEY)to see my cousin who is critically sick.He was diagnosed with (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia). I was advised by the doctor that the only way he can survive is by undergoing a BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) surgery.


Please I really don't know how to say this,but i really need your financial assistance as this is a matter of Urgency. I hope you get back to me as soon as you get this mail.


Hope to read from you soon
Best Regards
Barbara ONeill 





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