Arthur Frommer

September 26, 2010 12:00 AM

Beware of e-mail scams from abroad

We hear of it happening to friends, and never dream it could one day be directed at ourselves. Several weeks ago, a friend of mine received an e-mail from Europe purporting to describe a misfortune suffered by a colleague on vacation. The colleague, it said, had been robbed of his travel cash and credit cards, and urgently needed $2,000.

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