An email arrives from a Mr Williams Ken…..

An email arrives from a Mr Williams Ken. Not sure why. I am suspicious, it looks dodgy.
 I enquire for reservations for 4 couples coming for their honey moon at your property,I would like you to get back to me with the following.
 1. The availability of the dates
 2. The Daily cost for the required dates
 3. The total cost for the lenght of their stay.
 4. Do you accept credit card payment.
 The arrival date for the couples will be 20th Nov and they will depart on 30th Nov 2008 ,Their stay will last for 10 days.
Do get back to me with the requirements as stated above.
Kindest Regards,
Mr William
Tel: +44 70457 90678
      +44 70457 90689
Unsure as to why he’s sending me this but not wanting to disappoint the happy honeymooners (could this be a Mooney mass wedding, I wonder?), I quoted him a price of €96 p.p. per night.
I am glad to tell you that we have concluded payment with the couples.
However we are going to send you the credit card details that will cover the cost of our accommodation,and the necessary arrangement for the
Moreover, we have also made arrangements with a Logistic car hiring firm who will supply the couples with cars they will use during their stay.
So once you are in receipt of it,confirm the amount of {8,000 euros) in your account then deduct the cost of your services 2,000 euros as part payment and send 6,000 euros via Bank account Transfer,to the Logistics travelling/car hiring rental agent whose information will be forwarded to you once this is confirmed.
So confirm this and provide me with your details as stated below.
(3) PHONE NUMBERS: for office records.
so that we can forward the visa card to you.Also the names of the couples are listed below,
Mr. and mrs Shaw Birk
Mr. and Mrs Billy Gale
Mr. and mrs al Butro
mr. and mrs blake woods
I also hope the stay of the couples will be made comfortable.
Mr William
Sorry, €6000 for a car hire? I think you fell for a scam there, my mate Justin would do you a better deal then that! Nothing to do but to inform Mr William (wasn’t it Mr Ken?) that the banks in Spain don’t accept credit cards and to please forward the money (cash only, unmarked bills!) in a large brown envelope to my address.

If it turns up then I shall happily donate it to a charity (the “Save DJ Foundation”, it contributes to save me sandwiches).

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