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Mountain Inn

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Usually these emails are not individually addressed to us. This one is. Just wondering how many other folks have received Mr. Bryant's request which is (first names removed by me):
Kindly confirm the availability of either 3 double rooms or 6 single
rooms for 6 people (Adult). We are coming on a 21 day
Family Holiday in your Hotel.
Arrival Date: 21st January , 2013
Departure Date: 10th February, 2013
Number of Nights 21Nights.
Gust Name:
Mr And Mrs Bryant
Miss ______ And _______Bryant
Mr _____ And ______ Bryant
Send the total cost of our stay for 21nights, for our
considerations.
Please note that an alternative date might be considered by the us.
Best regards,
_________ Bryant
 

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That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply.
 

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Hit delete or you will confirm a live address. Then you will get more 21 night reservations.
 

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That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply..
Eric Arthur Blair said:
That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply.
Your method worked! I did just as you suggested. Not a word has been heard. Thanks.
 

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That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply..
Eric Arthur Blair said:
That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply.
Your method worked! I did just as you suggested. Not a word has been heard. Thanks.
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I get one of those once or twice a month. I use a different email to reply and I get their hopes up. It's kinda fun. I build them up and then crush their dreams. It probably wrong that I do that.....
 

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That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply..
Eric Arthur Blair said:
That's the standard wording for a scam. If you want to answer, tell them to reserve online, you do not accept checks and all reservations are passed through the anti-fraud centre immediately along with IP address.
They won't bother to reply.
Your method worked! I did just as you suggested. Not a word has been heard. Thanks.
.
I get one of those once or twice a month. I use a different email to reply and I get their hopes up. It's kinda fun. I build them up and then crush their dreams. It probably wrong that I do that.....
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I usually tell them that all CC transactions are automatically forwarded to the Anti-Fraud Center. Somehow, they don't like that.
 

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Oh I love getting these requests. I reply with outrageous pricing and they reply back that this is perfect and they'd like to proceed. this is when I reply to them with this: " I have notified the FBI, they are on their way to capture and throw you in a dungeon. You best pack a suitcase and get on the run." Fun, fun, fun
 
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