Ben Valera, latest scam alert

Posted on by Deborah | in Nanny News, Scam Alerts

Here is a sample email from a scam artist who calls himself Ben Valera. Do not reply to this individuals emails. If you have been in contact with him, stop communicating with him. Please report his internet fraud attempt to

How are you doing today.My name is Ben Valera, I came across your email address via and i believe you are a Nanny. We have a little girl(2 years old),her name is Betty. We would need a babysitter/nanny who will
take care of her during our stay in the United states and i believe that with a
nanny like you, she would be comfortable. We would be spending 2 weeks vacation
before returning back to Perugia, Italy. We would want you to babysit her from
Monday through Friday, 10am – 5pm daily. I will like to know your price for
babysitting her including any other costs. Get back to me so that we can proceed

Hoping to hearing from you..

Ben Valera.


Thank you for getting back to us.We will be coming to the States on 2nd of February, 2009 and we will need your service from 2nd-15th of February,2009 excluding Weekends. Will you will be available at that period? Firstly we want to get a Babysitter/Nanny for our little girl (Betty) before we book our vacation home. We are not sure of the area we would be visiting since we don’t have a nanny to take good care of him. Which part do you live (City & State)? Your decision will determine where we would be staying in your location, let us know if you can take care of her in your home.

Kindly give us your price for the nanny job per week from Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm , the main reason why we need your service is that we will be busy during week days because we have to visit some places.We will be dropping her off and pick her up later around your schedules. My daughter is a kid one would like to be with…full of fun and love playing around…she loves toys. I am sure you will be able to give us a good price that will be affordable for us to

If i may ask, how long have you been doing this Nanny Job? Well, i have no doubt since i found your contact on

Hoping to read from you soon.

Kind Regards,
Ben Valera.

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