GB COURIER - culprits using tagged.coma friend of mine sent me a parcel from UK, through GB courier, he emailed me June 9, 2009 informing me of the tracking number and password which he said would be asked of me upon delivery of the parcel.here's the tracking number of the parcel GBC14377005UK, which was paid 650 pounds.The parcel passed through UK-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-Philippines being its destination. somebody from GB courier/ Asia Regional Office called me up informing me of the parcel being there and asked me to pay the $350 with the following being the breakdown of the charges:Administrative $150USD;Clearance $200USD, and i was asked to pay it via western union under the name of VETAH BINTI LEGGAU, promising me that they would send the parcel to my destination after, so i did send the money as instructed in the hopes of me retrieving my parcel. after the confirmation that they had received the money that i had sent. i even asked them through that phone conversation as to when i would be receiving the parcel but the person whom i talked to, Mr. Abduldellah, told me that it would be released as soon as it was proper clearing was done.then june 15, 2009; i received an email from that same office telling me that i have to pay government tax immediately, amounting to 3, 550(malaysian ringgit) amounting to $1000, again through western union, for the immediate release of my parcel. during that time i was having some thoughts but my friend, the one who sent the parcel, Mr. Mark Lope, told me that i have to settle it for he couldn't do anything anymore from where he is, for he claims he is at sea working as a sailor. so out of trust i manage to borrow money from close friends and family.i was able to send the first $500, june 26 and the next $500, june 29 with the same receipient and address.prior to the second $500 there was even an email from them telling me that a case MONEY LAUNDRY, TERRORISM AND DRUG MISSION would be filed against me, i was very worried that time, with constantly asking myself on how would it be possible that they would press such charges against me, but still i managed to send it, in the hope of me receiving my parcel.they even gave me an assurance that the parcel would be cleared by then.but to my surprise, june 29 the date where i had sent the last $500, an email was sent to me informing me of another request of payment, it was $2, 500 that according to them was for the anti terrorism certificate, which wuld be requested from their office in UK, that was the time that i had lost my control over my emotions and cried profusely, thinking how this people manipulated me and made me believed that all where true but from my point of view then i realized that it was a scam. in several occassions, i also wrote GB courier UK, customer care, where it was reflected from the main page of GB courier before, but the same emails where being sent to me through and in coordination with their malaysian office. i had even begged for them ( GB courier/Asia Regional Office) to release my parcel since several payouts were given to them but nothing happened, several updates and follow ups where sent to me via email regarding the request of payment but i just ignored them. Even as to my so-called friend who had sent the parcel, before when the payout and transaction was ongoing he often times would call to check out if i was making any move on finding ways to settle what was being requested of me by Mr. Abduldellah.these people have no conscience, they manipulate people and make money out of them. i was not able to send myself to school and almost compromised my child's education. Now i worry as to how i am going to pay my friends from the money that they had lent me...i hope somebody from these countries would look into these and give these people some lesson.