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Old 05-05-2011, 10:06 AM   #1
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I received this the other day and deleted. Today I got a set of emails from the another flight instructor from our club that also got this message, so they are aiming for not just one club members, but several

Here is the scam:

From: Andrea Purdon <>
To: Max
Sent: Tue, May 3, 2011 3:46:32 PM
Subject: Flight Training.


Are you a Flight Trainer/instructor with a full capacity to train young adults. If you are still active in

this business,your quick response shall be appreciated.

My name is Andrea Purdon, from M&G International Academy UK. I will like to book for Flight

introductory/pre flight or helicopter classes and training for our new clients that have interest in

becoming pilots in future and will be on vacation to your country.We want an intensive class and your

sound experience in any of the flight training will be an advantage.

They will arrive on 9th June 2011.The students are 10 in number and within the ages of 18 to 26 years.

Do you have a training facility where you conduct classes?

Kindly get back to me with your proposals and quote so that we can make bookings immediately.


Andrea Purdon

Phone: + (44) 704-5768990

The one my other club members received came from a different web email but same name;
Andrea Purdon

Phone: + (44) 704-5768990

They send you a cheque, you cash it, you send them the difference via Western Union, the cheque they sent you bounces a few days later.... Same old same old Phising scam

Here is where they did it before: (read the comments below)

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Old 05-05-2011, 10:32 AM   #2
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Re: The next online- scam. Clubs Beware!!!

Seen them as well, my spam filter caught them and sent them straight there. My first impression was it was full size flight training not RC, but saw it as a scam none the less.

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Old 05-05-2011, 04:30 PM   #3
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Re: The next online- scam. Clubs Beware!!!

Answer them that you are not a " MUDU ".
This is term they call the person they try to catch.
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