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Somewhere in Ireland
2012-03-14 08:08:30
Job Scam
Au pair scan 
Becky Sharon And Dr. Jeannifer Laugerback
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I\'m fully convinced I\'ve been the target of a potential scam. Thankfully I haven\'t parted with any money. 
This occurred on

Becky Sharon (aupair)
Welsh native from Latvia living in Cameroon

Using reference of dr. Jeannifer laugerback (Supposed previous employer in Scotland)

Becky over keen to come to our family in ireland, sent me a generic email introducing herself. I replied with some questions and she sent the same email once again, it was clear she hadn\'t read mine. Alarms bells were ringing already. She announced she had booked a flight without being fully formally invited. Stated her money was tied up in savings accounts until september 2013 so she paid a deposit to a travel agents of £300. was short £185 and requested I use western union to transfer the remainder to the travel agents. Stated her parents credit card had been wiped out in some sort of fraud and they were awaiting a refund. She already told me her dad was dead?

At first I played along and said I would pay. I received an email from the travel agency requesting the balance on behalf of Miss Becky Sharon and to make it payable to Awonfor Frankly. This email was sent 2 minutes after hers and it was almost midnight Cameroon time! What dedicated employees this travel agents has!

I informed Becky I wouldn\'t be making the payment. She begged me to and said I could wire it to her personally instead if I didn\'t trust the agency!

Within 2 minutes of this, I received an email from Beckys reference, dr.jeannifer laugerback begging me to help Becky as she was like a daughter to her.

I told her being asked to wire money for flights in the Cameroon was the oldest trick in the book and I wouldn\'t be doing it. I told \"dr.laugerback\" that if Becky was like a daughter then why wouldn\'t she help her. She told me she was financially unable to do so. 6 years in medical school and she can\'t afford a flight.

She also suggested I wire the money directly to Becky if I don\'t trust the agency.

Silence ensued and the good doctor then mailed me stating she had wired £85 to Becky. I got the same email from Becky 2 minutes later. They now needed £100 from me.

I have asked them both to stop emailing me now. Please inform other users of your website of this. I don\'t want anyone to get caught out.

These people are scum, preying on people\'s good nature and trust. 
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