My bright daughter has uncovered a rip-off that will keep getting stranger and stranger as I research it online. She programs to attend graduate school for secondary education in the fall and so is looking for part time work. Naturally, she considered CRAIGSLIST to peruse the ads. She found one that excited her- someone from England wanted a teacher for his 14 12 months old boy who happened to be visiting the region for the month of June. The young man needed tutoring in a number of subjects including French, which is her major.
She responded with her curriculum vitae (oh dear Lord) and was delighted when she was contacted for more information by the gentleman claiming to be father of this young man. She wrote asking for the son’s email so that she could find out what level French he spoke and get to know the son before she fulfilled him at the Denver library. The man didn’t know his kid well and couldn’t respond.
Also, his English responses were spread with inappropriate words as though selected from a dictionary. She looked up scams online and sure enough, she is at the throes to be duped. 600 but relieved she was no more communicating with this person. What follows is an email conversation between a scam artist and me. I’ve received way too many of these email messages lately and this latest one began me considering – what if I played the exact same game back?
The stress of …