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Student tricks online scammer into giving him money and donates it to charity

‘Enthusiastic business man’ Ross Walsh even created code words to carry out the clever ruse.

We’ve all received emails promising us huge riches – as long as we give up some of our hard-earned cash first. 

Online scamming is big business and regularly succeeds in conning innocent people out of huge chunks of their life savings and leaving their plans for the future in tatters.

When student Ross Walsh opened one such email from a ‘big business banker’ asking for £1,000 in exchange for half of his business, he not only replied with an intention to invest, but countered with an offer of £50,000 to really get the business off the ground.




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