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Fraud Item: Conference Invitation from the World Youth Aid Organization

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From: Sarah Johnson
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Date sent: Tue, 07 Jul 2009 22:03:07 -0400

Dear Friend, My name is Sarah Johnson, female, working with World youth aid organization (WYAO) UNITED STATE WASHINGTON DC, We are organizing a global youths combined World Conference against Racism & Child Abuse taking place from 8th 11th September 2009 at Washington DC. In the United States and in Dakar Senegal from 15th 18th September 2009. In our request to invite people from various countries around the world, I went in search of your e-mails on the web site as a means of contacting youths and organizations As a result, I picked your email from an N.G.O`s website. If you are interested to participate and want to represent your country, you may contact the secretariat of the organizing committee for details and informations. You should also inform them that you were invited to participate by friend of yours (Sarah Johnson) who is a member of the American Youths 4Peace and a staff of World youth aid organization (WCAR). I believe that we may have the opportunity to meet if you may be willing to participate in this event. The benevolent donors from across the global and the Organizing Committee will provide round Trip air tickets and accommodation for the period of participants, Stay in the U.S., to all registered participants. If you are a holder of passport that may require visa to enter the United States, you may inform the conference secretariat at the time of registration, as the Organizing committee is responsible for all visas arrangements and travel assistance. Phone: + 1-516-303-0035 Fax + 1-516-302-4714 Email: Email: You may get back to me with my email address below.


Sincerely, Sarah Johnson


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