I have been getting a lot of e-mail recently that follows these general lines:
Good day to you over there,i am Mr Lily James I want a PrivateTeacher for my son (Josy James), I got your advert while searching for Private Teacher through the internet and I really want my son to be taught by you. Josy is 16 year old and easily catch up. Although,I understand you are in (U.S.A) but I ‘ve arranged with my cousin sister resides there in (U.S.A) that my son is coming to stay with her for her period of tutoring and she had agreed with me,I want you to get back to me with following details:
1)What parts of (U.S.A) you are presently
2)Total cost of tutoring for Two months(2 hours per day)
3)Your years of teaching experience.
Looking forward to hearing from you soonest.
Mr Lily James….
Sound like spam? You’d better believe it. I especially like how it’s not even addressed to anyone in particular! The scary thing is, I’ve had several colleagues actually respond to this nasty garbage, and the scam quickly becomes evident. You send them money so they can send you money, blah, blah… yeah, right.
I find it interesting that some spam crooks out there decided that it was worthwhile to target music teachers!