I have been a bad boy. I am usually a monthly columnist for www.Oakville.com, but of late I have been a little delinquent… deadlines being what they are, and I have to find the inspiration. I have, as a result, missed a couple of months.
A few weeks ago I got an e-mail from a fellow resident of Oakville (or at least he used to own a business here… he certainly lives within 50 miles of here. He is not someone I know well, but I certainly know him and when I got an e-mail telling me (and everyone) that he was traveling abroad and ran into trouble, I was suspicious… and rightly so.
The article is called Another Scam: Is your friend abroad really in need? it came about in hopes of preventing my readers from falling victim to this scam. I wish I could remember who it was, but I met someone a month before who actually had been victimized. Hopefully this article will prevent others from suffering the same embarrassing fate.
Read the whole article here, and leave your comments!