Local News


Jul 2011

Community Message - Scam E-Mails

Recently a number of scam e-mails have been sent to recipients across the area advising that a friend was stranded in a foreign country, usually as a result of a robbery having occurred, and they were in need of funds to get home.

The e-mails appear genuine and give details of the 'aggrieved' but are elaborate scams.

For full details and advice on this scam please visit www.hoax-slayer.com and in the search box at the top right corner enter the search 'Friend Stranded in Foreign Country'

This website is a useful reference should you receive any similar 'suspicious' e-mails in the future. It is worth checking this site before you forward the e-mails to others.