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 Post subject: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 2:36 pm 
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Here is an e-mail from a scammer using a roommates.com e-mail account. I googled this fellow's name and turns out he has scammed someone of over $3000. There hasn't been any exchanges of funds between us however he had insisted on mailing me a cheque through his employer before he arrived in Canada... read this thread:

Hello,
I am interested in renting your place and here is a little info about myself. I am Joseph Kendrich and I am 26 years old. At present I am based in the UK, but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks to settle.Consequent to this and in order to make settling in much easier and quicker.
I am searching for an accomodation early and I saw your add on the site and would be very happy if reservation for the place can be made.I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out this apartment to me as I am a very respectful and matured individual who values peoples opinions and also loves to be happy and make people happy( Happiness is a product of making
someone happy).I am calm and collected by nature & I get along much easily with most people.I will be coming over alone,with no family or pets. I do not smoke and I drink very lightly.My reason for moving is because I have a new job offer and the pay is very good. I will be working as a DataBase Adminstrator on Oracle.Please reply me as soon as you read this email.I ll be waiting to hear from you.
Kindly contact me via email: jkendrich@gmail.com
Thank you once more
Yours sincerly
Joseph Kendrich

Hello ,
I will definitely be interested in renting your place and will be glad
to make prior arrangements before I arrive.
Will I be required to pay a deposit to hold the place for me or 1st
month and last month rent?
I will be off to see my sick mum in the hospital who is due for surgery soon.
In case you want to get to me my number is +447024033015.
I await your response.
Thanks
Joseph

I am happy you responded to my email and I look forward to coming over
to Canada by next week but I can be flexible to your plans.
My employer will be sending you payment for two months rent.Also my
shipper will be shipping my Honda 2008 model and other personal
effects before I move into your place.I wont be bringing much over as
I intend to buy most afresh there. But my PC will be coming with me
surely & other personal belongings.If this is ok with you, kindly mail
me back your name to make out the payment in & your address to have it
sent to. I will be needing your number so we can talk.
I look forward to your response.
Yours Sincerely

Joseph


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:52 pm 
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The guy is still around! Thanks for posting this article, you guys saved me a lot of headache. I just tried calling the number and skype wouldn't let me dial it because it's some kind of number that charges an expensive toll if you dial it. I typed his phone number on google and found your website just now. This person is using a similar letter as he did with the original poster (see below). I can't believe that such people are such scum. I hope that this website will help to lead to some arrests.

Hello Dule,
I am happy you responded to my email and I look forward to coming over to Canada by the 12th of Feb. but I can be flexible to your plans.
My employer will be sending you payment for the first month rent.
Also my shipper will be shipping my Honda 2008 model and other personal effects before I move into your place.I wont be bringing much over as I intend to buy most afresh there. But my PC will be coming with me surely & other personal belongings.If this is ok with you, kindly mail me back your name to make out the payment in & your
address to have it sent to. I will be needing your number so we can talk.
I will be off to see my sick mum in the hospital who is due for surgery soon.
In case you want to get to me my number is +447024033015(skype i.d is good.lord1).
I look forward to your response.
Yours Sincerely

John
PS:I'm not related in anyway with John Kendrick.But he's my mentor

On 1/29/09, Dule <xxxx@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your e-mail. When do you plan on coming to Winnipeg?
>
> I'll naturally need to conduct a credit and reference check if that's
> agreeable to you.
>
> p.s. interesting note that "Oracle" was the nickname of John Kendrick
> (1573 - 30 December 1624). Any relation?
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "J . K" <jkendrich@gmail.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:51 PM
> To: <xxxxx@hotmail.com>
> Subject: Luxury Home in Garden City for Rent
>
>> Hello,
>> I am interested in renting your place and here is a little info about >> myself. I am John Kendrich and I am 26 years old. At present I am >> based in the UK, but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks to settle.Consequent to this and in order to make settling in much easier and quicker.
>> I am searching for an accomodation early and I saw your add on the site and would be very happy if reservation for the place can be made.I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out this apartment to me as I am a very respectful and matured individual who values peoples opinions and also loves to be happy and make people
>> happy( Happiness is a product of making someone happy).I am calm and collected by nature & I get along much
>> easily with most people.I will be coming over alone,with no family or pets. I do not smoke and I drink very lightly.My reason for moving is because I have a new job offer and the pay is very good. I will be working as a DataBase Adminstrator on Oracle.Please reply me as soon as you read this email.I ll be waiting to hear from you.
>> Kindly contact me via email: jkendrich@gmail.com
>> Thank you once more
>> Yours sincerly
>> John Kendrich


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:18 pm 
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dule,
I am glad that our website saved you the headache of dealing with this too. And thank you for posting the information that you did. It could help to save the next person. (I love google)

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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 4:34 pm 
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I too have been in a weird email exchange with someone called Dickson or Dick Bramson who sounds very much like Joseph Kindrich. Heg to my room for rent here in Vancouver, BC. Here's his letter:

Hello,
I am happy you responded to my email and I look forward to coming over
to Canada but I can be flexible to your plans.
My employer will be sending you payment for the first and last month
rent($900). Also my shipper will be shipping my Honda 2008 model and
other personal effects before I move into your place.I wont be
bringing much over as I intend to buy most afresh there. But my PC
will be coming with me surely & other personal belongings.If this is
ok with you, kindly mail me back your name to make out the payment in
& your address to have it sent to. I will be needing your number so
we can talk.
I will be off to see my sick mum in the hospital who is due for surgery soon.
In case you want to get to me my number is +447024033015(skype i.d is
good.lord2).
I look forward to your response.
Yours Sincerely

Dickson

I tired the number and numerous variations of it and got no where.


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:11 pm 
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It just keeps getting better. Craigslist never ceases to amaze me. In the following exchange, it's the same guy, same scenerio and yet different name.

Hello there,
i am interested in the house you placed an ad on.Here is a little info about myself. My name is Sean Harrington, i am 32 years old, at present i am based in the UK, but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks.I am a social and friendly person, i drink occassionally and a non smoker. i like meeting people,i am an introvert by nature and i get along with most people easily,i dont party too much,i'll be coming soon and my reason for moving is because i have a job offer and the pay is very good,i will be working as a DataBase Administrator on oracle,I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out your apartment to me & having me as a room mate.I will be coming over alone,with no family or pets.if you need any other information please feel free to ask,you can contact me by email seanharrington2681@gmail.com ... thanks and hope to hear from you soon

yours with all sincerity
Sean Harrington
(you can call me on +44-703-592-2943 or +44-703-598-3472)


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:55 pm 
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I received that ^^^^ exact email from Sean Harrington. I have sent an email to Craigslist reporting him as a scammer and blocked him from contacting me. I am glad I did my checking around before I replied to his message. I usually check to see if they have an account on Facebook and Myspace to check them out more. But that is not a definite source of verification of course. A google search of his email led me here and I am super grateful! Cheers.


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 12:25 am 
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I'm very worried of this scam.
My friends actually got scamed.
We have received the cheque.
What am I suppose to do?


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 9:13 am 
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destroy the check and do not contact the scammer again . . . block their email address if you have to

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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:56 am 
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This guy is amazing. I just received this reponse from my CL posting in Vancouver, BC looking for a room-mate. Tallk about your fishing expedition. How truly stupid does he think we are.

Hello there,
i am interested in the house you placed an ad on.Here is a little info about myself,my name is Sean Harrington,i am 28 years old,at present i am based in the UK,but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks from now.I am a social and friendly person,i drink occasionally and a non smoker.i like meeting people,i am an introvert by nature and i get along with most people easily,i dont party too much,i'll be coming soon and my reason for moving is because i have a job offer and the pay is very good,i will be working as a DataBase Administrator(DBA) on oracle,I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out your apartment to me and having me as a room mate .I will be coming over alone,with no family or pets.if you need any other information please feel free to ask,you can contact me by email seanharrington2681@gmail.com. thanks and hope to hear from you soon

yours with all sincerity
Sean Harrington
(you can reach me on +44-703-592-2943 or +44-703-598-3472)


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:30 pm 
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Received July 19, 2009: ...

Hello there,
i am interested in the house you placed an ad on.Here is a little info about myself,my name is Sean Harrington,i am 28 years old,at present i am based in the UK,but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks from now.I am a social and friendly person,i drink occassionally and a non smoker.i like meeting people,i am an introvert by nature and i get along with most people easily,i dont party too much,i'll be coming soon and my reason for moving is because i have a job offer and the pay is very good,i will be working as a DataBase Administrator(DBA) on oracle,I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out your apartment to me and having me as a room mate .I will be coming over alone,with no family or pets.if you need any other information please feel free to ask,you can contact me by email seanharrington2681@gmail.com . thanks and hope to hear from you soon

yours with all sincerity
Sean Harrington
(you can reach me on +44-703-592-2943 or +44-703-598-3472)

HIS EMAIL WENT FROM seanharrington2686@gmail.com to seanharrington2681@gmail.com

... watch out for these slimy snakes!


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:36 pm 
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Received July 21, 2009: ...

thank you so much for your quick response to my mail,bear with me that i didn't get back to you on time.i just want you to know that i won't be arriving until some few weeks from now but i just want to make sure that i secure a place before my arrival so that i won't have any problems settling down upon my arrival as this is my first time that i'll be coming to North America where i know nobody,but just to let you know how serious i am about having your place,once we reach a compromise i'll get in touch with my employers who will be making payment on my behalf to you as deposit for the first month rent and damage deposit.I wont be bringing much over as i intend to buy most afresh upon my arrival,but i am planning on shipping my car,my PC will be coming with me surely & other personal belongings.If this is ok with you, kindly mail me back your name to make out the payment in & your address to have it sent to. I will be needing your phone number as well, so i can call you & we can discuss more on this issue or any other issues. less i forget,i'll like to see some pics of your place and i want to know if there's a parking space/garage where i can park my car?hope to hear from you soon a prompt and positive response


Yours with all sincerity
Sean Harrington
(you can call me on +44-703-592-2943)


** I received this one from both the 2686 & 2681 @gmail accounts, duplicates!!! Ummm, buddy... you're gonna SHIP your car?!?!? If you have that much money to just ship your car to the other side of the world, then why are you searching for cheap shared accommodations?!?!? Go check into a hotel fool!


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:54 pm 
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Oh. my. god.
This guy (now named Jamie) contacted us following an advirtisement on Craigslist.
I asked that he phoned me before renting the place to him (the deal was a bit too quick for me!)

This is the email
Hello,
> I am interested in renting your place and here is a little info about
> myself. I am Jamie and I am 26 years old, at present I am based in the
> UK but will be relocating to your Province in a couple of weeks to
> settle.Consequent to this and in order to make settling in much easier
> and quicker I am searching for an accomodation early and I saw your
> add on the site and would be very happy if reservation for the place
> can be made.
> I can assure you that you will not have any regrets letting out this
> apartment to me as I am a very respectful and matured individual who
> values peoples opinions and also loves to be happy and make people
> happy( Happiness is a product of making someone happy).I am calm and
> collected by nature and I get along much easily with most people.
> Furthermore, I do not smoke and I drink very lightly.I will be coming
> over alone,with no family or pets.
> My reason for moving is because I have a new job offer and the pay is
> very good. I will be working as a DataBase Adminstrator for Priority
> I. T Corp.
> Please reply me as soon as you read this email.I ll be waiting to hear
> from you.Kindly contact me via email.
> Thank you once more
> Yours sincerely
> Jamie
>

FOLLowed by this one
Hello,
> I am happy you responded to my email and I look forward to coming over
> to Canada by Aug 31 but I can be flexible to your plans.
> My employer will be sending you payment for the first and last month
> rent($1100).
> Also my shipper will be shipping my Honda 2009 model and other
> personal effects before I move into your place.I wont be bringing much
> over as I intend to buy most afresh there. But my PC will be coming
> with me surely & other personal belongings.If this is ok with you,
> kindly mail me back your name to make out the payment in & your
> address to have it sent to. I will be needing your number so we can
> talk.
> I will be off to see my sick mum in the hospital who is due for surgery soon.
> In case you want to get to me my number is +447024033015(skype i.d is
> good.lord2).
> I look forward to your response.
> Yours Sincerely
>
> Jamie


The shipper also wrote to us, and we gave him our adress... if we stop any contact with him, can something still happen (identity theft or whatever??)


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:36 am 
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If you cut off contact (block the email address if you have to) then they will go away.

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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:06 am 
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thanks - that's what well do -
My roomate wrote to him not to write anymore that that we knew he was a scam... next day she received a SAD NEWS email, the one where is mother dies. We'll just block him


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 Post subject: Re: correspondance e-mail from a scam artist- "Joseph Kindrich"
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:26 pm 
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I am the latest. No point in posting the notes, as they are identicle. What about all the people who don't find this thread? What does this guy want? Has anyone been able to locate the person(s) behind this to have a stop put to it? I gave him my address etc as it sounded so sincere.


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