[RC5] Big Trouble in Little China?

Benjamin Kaufman thumper242 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 23:20:19 EDT 2013


Greg is a very good friend of Dnet as well as Mike.

I can assure you this is no scam.

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 8:18 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
> On 7/23/2013 22:14, Mike Reed wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Our friend Greg and his wife Amy were returning home to New Zealand from
>> holidays in Europe when Amy unexpectedly gave birth to a premature baby
>> girl (27
>> weeks gestation). Mom and baby Lily are doing OK now... but they're stuck
>> in
>> Shanghai for the time being.
>
>
> this really really really smells of recent scams about friends or family
> being on a trip somewhere and asking for donations to help them get home...
> they aren't in trouble and any donations go to the scam artist(s) and not
> the friends or family members...
>
> my advice is stay away unless and until this "sad story" is proven via other
> unrelated channels...
>
> FWIW: yes, i work with network security all the time... phishing and scams
> like this appears to be are quite common...
>
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