Month of Instruction Scam
– Shooting instructor and Security consultant Shepard Humphries warns of a popular scam targeting shooting and martial arts instructors.
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Am hearing impaired that is why am using via e-mail to contact you now…I want to make an appointment for (shooting, personal training,fitness and exercise) service for my family.I want you to get back to me with the total estimate for 2 times in week training 5(Female) people for 6 weeks,also want you to know that they will be coming with a private transportation driver to for the service.
I will be expecting your reply back with the total cost then your full name,address with directly phone number for the private transportation to locate your place when they are coming for the service…..Thanks i will be expecting your response back asap.
…………YOU GIVE THE BID …………..
Okay fine,the favor is that i want you to help me to charge extra $1700 on my credit card and you can help me to send it to the charter bus. So that the driver is going to drive the ladies to your studio for their training for 6 Weeks because i have not pay for the charter bus that will be bringing the Ladies to your studio and i don’t have cash now with me and they also don’t have credit card facility they only accept upfront cash payment for their service,so that you can help me to bill my credit card for your service with the charter bus then send it through via western union money transfer. You can locate a western union money transfer outlet nearest your place, am asking for this favor due to my disability and am at the hospital will undergo surgery in 1 week time that why am asking for the favor….I will be expecting your reply back with your full name, address with directly phone numbers to locate your studio when they are coming for the training,thanks.
Don’t lose money! I have been getting these requests for years, they are not real!
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