The curiosity to write this article came from my sincere pleasure to help in the fight against global cybercrime especially the advanced fee fraud, which is eating deep into our Internet world today. This has made the Internet, which is supposed to be the safest and easiest community for business transactions and exchanges, to be a lion’s den. I also want to use this opportunity to inform all Internet users that Nigeria, which is always assumed to be the only country involved in the dissemination of this deadly scourge called Internet fraud and scam, is not the only source of global scam. Therefore, i want to advice all online users to learn to exercise caution while using the internet, and to do their best to protect theirselves against all forms of scam irrespective of the source or origin.
As a way of ensuring that you are properly equipped against falling victim to this act, I have compiled samples of the most commonest fraud letters (with sample fraud documents and certificates) which these heartless scammers do send out to people who fall victim to their lies. Therefore, I urge you to kindly read the sample letters and documents contained in this article, and then make use of it as a guide and protection against falling victim of scam.
Fraud document (a false transfer document)
Sample Fraud Letters
THE MONEY TRANSFER SCAM LETTERS
Sample letter one:
Pardon my intrusion into your privacy like this, but the
Circumstances warrant that I do so.
I am Mr. Albert Young- a lawyer/consultant for some Asian
Eminent personnels who prefer to remain anonymous.
They have shown proofs to me which I have verified professionally that their claims are true, sincere and accurate as I wouldn't want my name and career smeared with mud; that they have a certain large sum of money in CASH (USD$45,000,000.00 -
Forty five million USA dollars) stashed away in security and finance houses in Europe.
My clients are politicians, ex-head of states and some of them are in asylum which explains why they prefer to remain anonymous. They have requested that I source for a reliable and capable foreigner to act as their partner who will help claim these funds from
the security company after which it shall be used for investment as directed by the foreigner (subject to a close study of feasibility expected to be supplied).The funds are duly protected professionally to avoid any unauthorized tampering or theft.
A total of 22.5% of the total sum has been set aside for you if you agree to be our partner as well as a 5% which is mapped out for all expenses which might be incurred in the process of claiming the funds from the security company.
As a lawyer, I am aware of the various similar propositions flying about on the internet and I must confess that I was reluctant to take up this task, but having carried out my investigations and confirm it is true, I can confidently tell you that this is no scam.
Kindly reply back to me should you wish to be a partner with 100% assurance that you will not regret your decision.
Awaiting your prompt response.
Mr. Albert Young
Sample letter two:
We want to transfer to overseas $10,000.000.00 USD (ten million United States Dollars) from National Credit Bank (NCB) of South Africa. We look for a reliable and honest person who is capable of doing this all-important business transaction with us.
I am MR. BASIL RAYMOND, former Minister of State for Solid Minerals of South Africa and the CEO of LION COMMODITIES SA (PTY) LTD, Postal Address: --------GT – South Africa.
My company business activity includes Dealers in Dimension Stone, Minerals and Metals, Chemicals, Agricultural and Food & Beverages etc. We will start the first transfer with Twenty four million [$4,000.000], upon successful transfer, the second and last transfer of $6m will follow.
This amount is an excess revenue derived from company activities after last year’s audit and it has been approved to be paid into a new foreign account. Hence we are contacting you as a foreigner to assist us transact this profitable business.
However, we will sign a binding agreement before any thing else. I got your contact address from South Africa chamber of commerce. Please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take urgently. Send also your telephone and fax number including the full details of the account to be used for the deposit, whether a new account or an existing one.
To build confidence with us, you can come immediately to discuss with us face to face,
After which we will make this remittance in your presence and two of us (I and Mr. Jargon T. Doorman of National Credit Bank (NCB) of South Africa) will fly to your country at least two days ahead of the money going into the account.
I will apply for annual leave to get visa immediately I hear from you that you are ready to act and receive this fund in your account. I will use my position and influence to obtain all legal approvals for onward transfer of this money to your account with appropriate clearance from the relevant ministries and foreign exchange departments.
At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 20% of the total amount, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring.
We look forward to your earliest reply.
Sample letter three:
It is my pleasure to seek for your assistance, This proposal is real and I want you to consider it very important and I am assuring you that it is not a dubious mail.
I am Mr. Richard Idris, of Eco Bank Benin, Audit and Account Unit, during the course of our auditing, I discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in 1990 and since 2000 nobody has operated on this account again.
After going through some old files in the records, I discovered that the owner of the account died with his family. Remain honest to me till the end of this important business trusting in your and believing in God that you will not disappoint me at the end.
The owner of this account who was MR MOHINDER GUPTA, from Saudi Arabia a foreigner and an Industrialist who died alongside with his next of kin, since November 2nd 1999 in plane crash. Until now no other person(s) knows about this account or could give any documentary evidence concerning this account. Meanwhile the total amount
Involved is Ten point six million United States Dollars (U.S.$10.600,000.00 only.)
I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local account, without valid international foreign "Agreement", but could only be approved to any foreigner with valid international documents. These documents include Passport or Driver’s license and Foreign Account because this sum is in U.S. dollars and the former owner of the account MR MOHINDER GUPTA, is a foreigner too, thus the money could only be approved to a foreigner.
I would like both of us to build confidence and trust to sign an agreement that will build us together before transferring the money to any account of your choice where the fund will be safe for safety keeping. To prove the authenticity of the business I have the deceased file jacket with me regarding any question that may comes up from the bank.
At the conclusion of this business, you will be given you 30% of the total amount, 60% will be for me, while 10% will be for expenses that might have incurred during this process this business is 100% risk free, be rest assured that this deal is legal.
I look forward to your earliest reply through my alternative email box firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call me on my phone number 001346467570 feel free to call anytime of the day.
Sample letter four:
GOOD DA MR. …
I AM REALLY CONCERNED ON HOW UNITED STATES AND ITS ALLIES ARE PUTTING STRUGGLE TO MAKE SURE THAT OUR ISLAMIC REGION IS EXTERMINATED. WE ARE ALL WITNESSES OF VERY MANY WAR BEEN FIGHT BY UNITED STATES AND ITS ALLIES IN MIDDLE EAST AND SOME AFRICAN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES.
I KNOW ALSO THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF THE RECENT ISREALI (A UNITED STATES ALLY) ATTACK ON GAZA , WHICH IS TARGETED AT DESTROYING EVERY LIVING THING THERE (ANIMALS AND PLANTS; MILITARY AND CIVILIAN; WOMEN AND CHILDREN). ALL THESE WAR ARE INDIRECTLY AIMED AT DESTROYING OUR ISLAMIC FAITH IN THE WORLD.
THIS HOSTILITY AGAINST ISLAM CALLS FOR A JIHAD BY THE SWORD, FOR IT IS SAID THAT: “YOU MUST WAGE JIHAD FOR IT IS THE MONASTICISM OF BELIEVERS.” THEREFORE, EVERY MUSLIM FAITHFUL MUST CONTRIBUTE THE MUCH HE CAN IN THIS CAMPAIGN TO WAGE HOSTILITY AGAINST OUR ISLAMIC FAITH. ALLAH KNOWS THAT WE DO NOT HATE UNITED STATES OR ITS ALLIES, BUT OUR EFFORT IS TO DEFEND OUR RELIGION..
HENCE, I AM PERSONALLY IN SUPPORT OF WAR AGAINST ANY PEOPLE, ORGANIZATIONS OR COUNTRIES HOSTILE TO ISLAM. THEREFORE, IN MY LITTLE SUPPORT FOR THIS JIHAD, I WOULD WANT TO MAKE A TRANSFER OF FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EURO TO YOU. AND I WANT YOU TO DIRECT IT TO THE ORGANIZATION THAT WOULD UTILIZE IT FOR THIS JIHAD CAMPAIGN IN THE MIDDLE EAST, WHERE OUR MUSLIM BROTHERS IN GAZA ARE BEEN KILLED IN THEIR THOUSANDS BECAUSE OF THEIR FAITH IN ISLAM. PLEASE, IF YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN HELP IN CHANELLING THIS MONEY TO THE ORGANIZATION THAT WOULD UTILIZE IT FOR THIS JIHAD CAMPAIGN, I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE YOUR: PHONE NUMBER, FAX NUMBER, ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE. NOTE THAT THIS IS HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL.
THANK YOU FOR ACCEPTING TO JOIN US IN THIS CAMPAIGN AGAISNT HOSTILITY TO ISLAM. ALLAH WILL CONTINUE TO BE OUR SRENGTH.
YOURS MUSLIM BROTHER,
THE NAME OF THE SCAMMER
(MEMBER OF MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD OF LIBYA).
Sample letter five:
You have won 1.350,000GBP.
To claim your prize, please contact Dr. Anthony Chognot with the following information.
Name, Address, Age, Occupation, Country.
Dr. Anthony Chognot the scammer.
The Camelot Group,
Operators of The National Lottery.
3b Olympic Way, Sefton Business Park,
Aintree, Liverpool, L30 1RD
The United Kingdom National Lottery wishes to inform you that the results of
the E-mail address ballot lottery international program by Great Britain held
on the of 16th September, 2008. Your mail account have been picked as a winner
of a lump sum pay out of Eight hundred and ninety-one thousand, nine hundred
and thirty-four Great Britain pounds (£891,934.00 pounds sterling) in cash
credited to file REF NO.REF: UKL/74-A0802742008.
This is from total prize money of GBP £4,459,670.00shared among the FIVE- (5)
international winners in this category. All participants for the online version
were selected randomly from World Wide Web through computer balloting system
drawn from over 100,000 names database, union associations and corporate
bodies that are listed online. This promotion is this year's United Kingdom
National Lottery Weekly bonus.
The Camelot Group, operators of the United Kingdom National Lottery is
approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the
International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). All winning must be
claimed not later than 9 working days from this notification. After this time
all unclaimed funds will be returned to European Union Treasury as unclaimed.
Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please
remember to quote your reference number in all correspondence. Be advice to
keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been
processed and your money remitted to you.
This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted
abuse of this program. To begin your claim, please contact your Claims Agent:
Prof. Derek Max.
CALL NOW: +447000000000
CALL NOW: +447000000000
He will brief you on steps to be taken for due processing and remittance of
your prize money. Note below your winning details: Ticket NÂº: 22-1356-4096-
Serial no: A069-07, Lucky No: 12-13-21-26-32-39 Bonus-17, File REF No.: UKL/74-
A0802742008, BATCH No.: 2008UKL-01
KINDLY FILL THE VERIFICATION FORM
Full Name________ Address________ country________ Sex________
Age________ Occupation________ Phone________ Address________
VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER
CHOOSE YOUR CLAIMS OPTION.
(1)Courier Delivery (2) Bank to Bank Transfer
Congratulations again from all our staff.
Mrs. Dianne Thompson
Online Coordinator, CAMELOT GROUP, Operator of the National Lottery
A false Bank deposit Certificate
My final advice
Please I would like you to note that these guys are highly informative when it comes to the latest news, so their fraud letter format always follow the latest news around the globe, which is basically aimed at deceiving their victims. Again, why most people fall victim to these letters is because these things (which scammers usually mention in their letters) are real life stories, whereby some corrupt African and Asian leaders loot their country’s money, and stash it in foreign banks (mostly in USA and Europe), through the help of some corrupt foreign personnels. So most of their victims, may have thought that they have gotten the real offer like the ones they have heard, and before they realize it, they have been conned.
As for those who fall victim to “lottery winning scams”, I still believe it is unwise for one to reap where he or she did not sow, so accepting an invitation that you have won a prize, jackpot or lottery, when you know you did not apply for any of these, is too unwise and awful. I therefore urge you to always think twice when you receive such letters, and the best answer remains ‘ignore’.
And for those who fall victim to investment or job offer fraud, please before you decide to invest in any country, try to go through the country’s government official web site, which normally ends with “.gov”. Again, the job offer you want to accept did you applied for it? Like I have said earlier, think twice before replying to such letters, I believe that every company informs its job applicants through their company official web site or email. I will continue in next hub. Good luck!
A false lottery winning certificate
Don't fail to watch this video please?
Victims of Scam
Please don't fail to visit these sites!
- How to Report a Fraud or Scam
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accofranco (author) from L Island on January 10, 2015:
@Marnie welcome, and please stay safe.
@Sirley, thanks for stopping by and contributing.
Sirley on January 09, 2015:
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accofranco (author) from L Island on July 26, 2014:
@sanjoy saha, please can you calm down and write in a more understandable English so that we can get your message clearly? Please come back and write your message again...or write it in the language you understand best. Thanks for stopping by.
sanjoy saha on July 25, 2014:
hallo everybody ...i m really very upset for escort service, because i m interested for see on ei-somoy & times of india paper adds, so june last week 2014 date is 30th june deposte of first 510 money for unknown person, then i will be nest time 2000 money again same account deposite and next time again same account deposite on 4000, really i m very upsetn how can i do not understand this is r apsuletly wrong process, now this is not end again i m deposite on 7200 and last deposite on 6000. pl friend do not u leg.this is r fraud and cheet company,i don't know company name,but all becare full don't go this company.
accofranco (author) from L Island on August 03, 2013:
@kjell, send it to me via email: ngozikanwiro at gmail dot com, thanks for stopping by.
@joym7, I am very sorry for your sad experience, please do accept my sympathy, and thanks for stopping by.
Joy from United States on July 31, 2013:
Thank you for sharing this information with us.
Kjell on July 03, 2013:
i have been scammed by the email address and i need to post the document here online so other wont fall for it how do i do it
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 18, 2013:
Hey @KELL, calm down...calm down...anyway, thanks for stopping by...
KELLL on April 09, 2013:
DEAD MEN DON,T CAN"T MEN IF I CATCH U ENNN U GO SOFAR BECAUSE I WILL CUT OOF UR DICK FOR OPENING THIS SITE JUST WAIT ME THERE !!!
meme on January 28, 2013:
In other case, What informer Are doing about this Job call Scam isn't the right thing to do.... Why is it that, publishing of Scam information is done ,and for those victims, who climes they have full into it reads the format and accept to have a deal with these Scammers,... They are also very smart and secretive, They need something they haven't come across before, And because of this, they crate interest and needs more profits for themselves....
It a common situation of life and every scammer is very intelligent and know how to make something out of nothing, so do those that pays money on these lies.... We don't blame anyone because they also want it bigger then those working out things with them,... I can say most victims who are been passing through this also want to make a big living and some have in mind when money get into their account, there won't be any way, the owner will find them and they are gone, So you have to be born as scam to make them feel bad of their own thoughts...
accofranco (author) from L Island on January 21, 2013:
@focus, that's too harsh, but thanks for reaffirming the need for people to stay safe and smart in their online dealings.
focus on December 26, 2012:
There are two ways to any business is either you gain or you lose, on that note, people try to survive by all means, a scammer and a scammed has to be rated as same, if you want to fight scam, stand strong and not only on the pages of this site, come out physical through the media, organize public seminars home and abroad. What about the legalized scam? like the pool offices, the lottery offices, these are the worse scammers which shall be eliminated from the society, because they are doing to their clients more harm than good.
I want to state here that we are in electronic age and the world today as a global village, should not be over emphasized in terms of business proposals, any American, European or Asian etc.. which falls to the African scammers deserve it.
accofranco (author) from L Island on May 22, 2012:
@accofranco, so funny of you trying to bear my name...lol...anyway, thanks for stopping by and like I had been saying, nothing justifies people defrauding innocent people their life earnings, nothing justifies it, so my dear friend, stand against scam, fraud of all kinds wherever you are because it is inhumane! Cheers!
@acco franco on April 26, 2012:
you are a nice person..you see this white pork.they are wicked till now..do you know how blacks die in europ without knowing.killed by this white pork.you will work for some months they don't pay.look my brother you are nice, but you see this white pork they are wicked people,they pretend alotz.if you have children with them ,they can give you problems.they will use police to drive you up and down..becos of this white pork you can loss ur house ur car ur place of work name it.if you are doing document is a problem.do you know some areas now in europe they don't give blacks house to rate again.till now the white pork don't want to see black..they will come to my country and live fine ..they should pay for their evil act ooooo me i don't care.scam or no scam na them know ..my good brother keep fighting ooooo.it is well with you..more things is still coming up.the pork will still be paying till they change their ways ,and see that we all one created from GOD.they are white we are black,but we have the same colour of blood.GOD BLESS AFRICA
accofranco (author) from L Island on February 03, 2012:
@Edward, try and get a job, if you have no skill for that, better get one or start a business and you will start earning good money to sustain you soon. desist from fraud...take care dear.
@Nadia, thanks for your suggestion, but it is better for one to get a skill so he or she can be employable and if he or she can't, it is better he/she finds a trusted friend or sibling or relative and start a joint business venture, it works and had worked for people i mentored. Thanks for stopping by.
Edward O Shobowale on February 03, 2012:
i need lottto format
NadiaCarrillo31 on January 03, 2012:
One remembers that humen's life is not very cheap, however different people need money for various things and not every person earns enough money. Thence to get good home loans and collateral loan will be a right way out.
accofranco (author) from L Island on September 12, 2011:
@scammer scammer, i doubt your presumption...anyway, it had enlightened and saved many...and i doubt how a wise person who read this hub will still fall victim to the callous act! Thanks though for finding time to comment.
scammer Scammer on September 08, 2011:
just as much as you trying to eradicate scam, you also promoting it, cos 'boys' learn new 'format' here and people fall preys, scam as been the order of the day and its every where, lets just hope and pray that our ppl will see reasons why they need to do way with things like this
accofranco (author) from L Island on July 25, 2011:
@leonaarie, thanks for commenting, i am so glad you found the information helpful..please spread the news to others and stay away from scam!
leonaarie from U.S.A on July 18, 2011:
I find this information very helpful, I can see now my fear was predominantly because this will be my first time doing this. I don't want to submit unprofessional looking material.
leonaarie from U.S.A on July 18, 2011:
I find this information very helpful, I can see now my fear was predominantly because this will be my first time doing this. I don't want to submit unprofessional looking material.
accofranco (author) from L Island on June 20, 2011:
@DANNY, do not fight for God...report it to God in prayer...except he uses his evangelism to commit fraud, then you can report him to crime fighters or financial crime agency...thanks for contributing....
@Jonnu, even though you may be right, we must also condemn those that perpetrate such acts entirely...don't give and don't take should be the slogan....thanks for contributing.
Jonnu on June 16, 2011:
I will advise you people that call Nigerian bad names to stop it now...The person that fall in the trap of scammer too is a THIEF...How could they accept to receive funds that doesn't belong to them...or Involve in any illegal business?Don't pity most victims,they are also thieves,want to get unknown funds from illegal means...
DANNY on May 26, 2011:
MY COMMENT IS MORE A QUESTION WHERE DO YOU REPORT A PASTOR WHO IS NOT USING HIS LEGAL NAME TO PASTOR AND MAYBE MARRIED TO TWO WOMEN. PLEASE HELP
accofranco (author) from L Island on March 16, 2011:
@gorgeo, i m sure your statement is ironical...don't ever pray for such to befall you. thank you for reading.
gorgeo on March 15, 2011:
yes i am not be scam b4 but do need somebody that will scam me pls am in myspace
accofranco (author) from L Island on February 18, 2011:
@university essay, for sure it has done that already for quite a number of people who always write back to say 'Thank you'...i am equally glad you found it helpful and useful at the same time...please do pass the message and site along...lets make this world a safer place for all...
@Mr. spammer, please don't crucify me yet, i just did what am paid for...am i wrong in that?...lol....your name alone scares people to thunder....lol....are you one of em?
anyway, thanks for wanting to kill me for saying the truth...remain blessed!
Mr. spammer on February 17, 2011:
accofranco u are the biggest fool in this world
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accofranco (author) from L Island on January 05, 2011:
@jacques, thanks for the information...please i need you guys to brace up...and do all you can to make sure you stop all forms of fraud...thanks for commenting...i am glad you did.
@Mtshastawriter, i am so glad you found it interesting....do share it..so people can stay safe from fraud...
@fraud bpo, glad you stopped by...and thanks for that vital tip...i hope it will help people stay safe...i appreciate.
i wish all of you a properous safe new year...thanks for commenting.
fraud bpo on January 03, 2011:
Bpo is a fraud company . and it a very
bad prosecc .
There meny pepoul are very bad.
MtShastaWriter from Mt. Shasta Valley, CA on December 26, 2010:
Jacques Philippe GOUTHON on December 26, 2010:
Im Jacques Philippe GOUTHON, Legal Expert in document authentification , Administrator of OFFICE BENINOIS D'AUTHENTIFICATION ET ANTI-CONTREFACON ( OBAC) at Cotonou 03BP3573 TEL ( +229) 21 33 68 15 / 97 68 32 93 WEB SITE : www.obac.bj or www.obacbj.fr
Im provinding the only one worldwide solution to fight against documents frauds , cybercriminality, piracy and others frauds by internet.
I would like you join a technical and scientific team of any conuntru to evaluate the technology ( bulble tag) and do many experiences. On www.obac.bj , you will have more informations about our institution and the way we are working now against scam
I expect your own implication to such project wich is good and will help every african governments. its necessary to make difference between FAKE and GUININE DOCUMENT even on internet and its now possible.
YOU ARE COMPANY, INSTITUTION OR ORGANIZATION, PLEASE GIVE ME OPPORTUNITY TO DISCUSS ABOUT THIS BIG AND INTELLIGENT PROJECT WITH YOU;
ANY PERSON OR COMPANY WHO IS ABLE TO DRIVE AND COMMUNICATE PROPERLY WITH ME ACCORDIN TO THIS PROJECT IS WELCOME IN OUR OFFICE AT COTONOU .
NOTA BENIN: Sorry for my english writing ; im francophon
Jacques Philippe GOUTHON
website : www.obac.bj
accofranco (author) from L Island on December 21, 2010:
@segun, i understand what you are talking about...but all the same..we can't blame other countries for our unemployment problem..it is our own fault and the ingenuity of our greedy leaders like you and me...our country would have been an envious nation if not for bad leadership from us..not the foreigners..remember..the foreigners are gone..yet, we can't manage our problems..we can't even govern ourselves very well..what a shame to say. i also understand what you are saying...some westerners do patronize the fraud and looting going on in Nigeria and in other developing nations..but we can't help it..it is we...that is supposed to use our tongue and count our teeth...and not blaming them..if we don't take the money to them..will they see what to accept? no! but for those who end up being scammed in the process of trying to assist some virtual African politicians to loot money..i have no word for them..they got paid in their own coin...so no two ways about that..but i am concerned about the innocent ones like you and me..who labored like i am laboring to make ends meet..and at the end..they get scammed.and defrauded all their life earnings..please cry against this. i do not believe in fraud so i don't think you are right by saying i must have benefited from the fruits of fraud...i got the documents through research...i go extra mile to get these documents you saw here..thats me..i am a writer.
thanks segun for making out time to read and to comment..please always stand against fraud of all kinds...let us make this world a safer place for all.. i love you, i love Nigeria and i love all.
segun on December 20, 2010:
Mr. Nwiro, Do you think if there are as many jobs we have in other part og the world that some nigerians will be doing scam? What about the politicians from nigeria who loot billions of dollars of public fund and keep them in europe and some buy houses in the usa and asia..have you even make a compliement for western government to stop receiving these fund? There are better issue to focus on and not this as the cure to SCAM in africa is gainful employment...so tell ur brothers in government to stop looting public fund and for u to have those claimed documents u must have benefited from proceeds from scam b4!
accofranco (author) from L Island on December 11, 2010:
@Ferry Germon, are you the one, cause your name is the same with the said scammer? anyway, thanks for alerting people...keep up the good work, and please stay away from scam! Remain blessed.
Ferry Garmon on July 31, 2010:
Ferry Garmon is now the newess sacmm in Ghana west Africa, this boy claim to be a graguate but he is not, so please bewaer of the name
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 25, 2010:
My dear brother,please do not pay evil with evil. Yes our leaders are not doing well at all,because we have never had a true leader for once. Concerning EFCC,they are evil tool for the ruling people,it should be closed.As a youth,you can survive even without fraud,yes you can.Fraud only destroys your real talent.As for the hypocrite pastors,don't worry,leave the judgement for God,he will judge them.Funny enough,judgement will start from them,so be calm okay.I am not a pastor but a crusader for good.I have a book i wrote that'll help you make it as a youth in Nigeria or elsewhere.Good luck and remain blessed.
accofranco on April 24, 2010:
hello mr i too good, you should carry all the load on your head, because you are a pastor, is that ur mission here?
u are a fool and a stupid fellow, why not talk about the scam right back in your country, the governor and the president, and the ministers, many of them, even the soo called EFCC. and many fake pastors, like you. go and meet them and talk to them, not this young nigeria boy wan they try to survive with the talent they have, and when the government refuse to lay out better work, so what should 9ja boys do, come work for you, if he pain u so much why not open a big company for Nigeria youth. u this fool. bastard.. think with ur head, na this same white na scam Nigeria a huge amount of money, and same turn us to slave way back.. think with ur big head, and doom skull.. mr i to know.. people like u dey do back yard runs.. go come dey spoil people for here.. fool..
Hey on April 16, 2010:
You guys are great
Anonymous on April 13, 2010:
Oh why me
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 10, 2010:
Thanks for sharing, remain Blessed!!
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 10, 2010:
Thanks for sharing, remain Blessed!!
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LIST OF FRAUD BPO COMPANIES and BROKERS IN INDIA
yustazaxar on April 09, 2010:
Hello, I've received another one :))
FROM MR MADAWI ATASSI
Samedi 20 mars 2010 8h46
FROM MR MADAWI ATASSI
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER,
BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A) OUAGADOUGOU,
BURKINA FASO WEST AFRICA.
RE-TRANSFER OF ($10.500.000.00 USD)
(TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS)
Transfer to overseas ($ 10.500.000.00 USD) Ten million Five hundred thousand United States Dollars) from the Bank of Africa, I want to ask you to quietly look for a reliable and honest person who will be capable and fit to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank a/c immediately to receive this money, even an empty a/c can serve to receive this funds quietly.
I am MR MADAWI ATASSI, the accountant personal confidant to Dr. Ravindra F. Shah who died together with his wife Dr.Mrs. Manjula Parikh-Shah in a plane crash on the 1st Oct. 2003 on their way to attend wedding in Boston.
Mr. Rainer F. Shah, is an American, a physician and industrialist, he died without having any beneficiary to his assets including his account here in Burkina Faso which he opened in a Bank of Africa in the year 2000 as his personal savings for the purpose of expansion and development of his company before his untimely death in 2003.
The amount involved is (USD 10.500,000.00)Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand USD, no other person knows about this account, I am contacting you for us to transfer this funds to your account as the beneficiary, I want tofirsttransfer$1,500.000.00( One million five hundred thousand USD) from this money into a safeaccountabroad, after which we will transfer the remaining (9M) but I don't know any foreigner, I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local person here, without valid international foreign passport, but can only be approved to any foreigner with valid international passport or drivers license and foreign a/c because the money is in US Dollars and the former owner of the a/c Mr.Ravindra F. Shah is a foreigner too, and as such the money can only be approved into a foreign a/c.However, I am revealing this to you with believe in ALLAH that you will never let me down in this business, you are the first and the only per son that I am contacting for this business, so please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take urgently.
Send also your private telephone and fax number including the full details of the account to be used for the deposit. I need your full co-operation to make this work fine. Because the management is ready to approve this payment to any foreigner who has correct information of this account, which I will give to you, upou your positive response and once I am convinced that you are capable and will meet up with instruction of a key bank official who is deeply involved with me in this business.
At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 40% of the total amount, 50% will be for me, while 10% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring. I look forward to your earliest reply. email@example.com
BANK OF AFRICA
accofranco (author) from L Island on March 14, 2010:
Hello Kingsley ogwu, thanks a million folds for sharing this wonderful tip to guide people from falling prey to callous scammers. thank you once again.
Kingsley Ogwu Emeka on March 09, 2010:
Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, also bearing Daniel Otor is the leader of another Nigerian 419 Scam, I am sharing this information with everyone should in case you receive any email from any one bearing the above names.
Nigerian scammers keep coming out in different ways, they all believed they are unstoppable but with the co-operation of the good people we shall overcome these bad 419 scammers.
Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, also bearing Daniel Otor, is recently living in MADRID SPAIN; he was once living in Austria, married to Austrian lady, he was a drug dealer before entering into 419 scamming, after his several years of drug dealing in Austria he was caught and jailed, the Austria government withdraw his Austrian document from him, after been released from the prison in Austria, Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, also bearing Daniel Otor knew he can now longer continue his drug business in Austria he then relocate to Madrid SPAIN, the name of the street where this bag guy was living in Madrid is called FUENLABRADA, on getting to Spain, Kingsley Ogwu Emeka don’t only continue his drug business but also added another bad business to his drug business “ORGANIZING FAKE MARRIAGE”. Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka, are all different kinds of name that this guy is bearing, he created this new devilish group called “Kingsley Ogwu Emeka’s 419/Fake Marriage Club”, this club has became the most notorious Nigerian 419 Scammer ever in the history of MADRID, they organize FAKE MARRIAGE, SEND OUT FAKE LOTTERY EMAILS ON THE INTERNET, DRUG TRAFFICKING FROM AUSTRIA TO SPAIN, they have two experienced ladies doing the carrying of the drugs from Austria to Spain, they also have a special lady called MAMA LISA or MAMA VANESSA, she is a lady from DELTA STATE of Nigeria, she is helping them with fake marriage issue, she poses for the ladies living outside Spain, pretending to the be the one interested in doing the marriage, they go from one Spanish catholic church to another trying to deceive the priest to organize the marriage for them.
According to my investigations they have more than 89 victim of this fake marriage, they collect €12,000 from innocent people that are seeking Spanish Residents, they prepare fake documents, I am having names of some victims which I will not want to mention here for their privacy, the most annoying thing is that when most of these victims discovered that this is a SCAM they asked for refund but Kingsley Ogwu Emeka and MAMA LISA or MAMA VANESSA and also the rest of their group started threatening these innocent people that has lost their hard earned money.
My main reason of sharing this information with everyone is for you all to pass this guy names and photos to all your friends all over the world, especially to your friends in AUSTRIA, SPAIN and all over EUROPE, and also for the necessary authority to take the necessary action against this guy and his group. You can see the photographs of this guy below this message.
If any one needs more info about this guy Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka and his group, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, I can give any one interested the names and the contact details of some of the victims of Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka and his group. A lady recently contacted me from Belgium, her name is NAOMI AFRED, I will not mentioned the rest of the name, she said she heard that I am investigation Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka and his group, she said she was been duped of €14,000, Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka and his group deceived this lady and collected the above amount from her, promising her a marriage with a Spanish guy to get a Spanish resident permit, NAOMI AFRED has lived in Belgium for 8 years without Belgium Resident Permit, so she decided to try to SPAIN since she was told that it’s easier to get Spanish resident permit, NAOMI AFRED, seeks asylum with Sudan nationality in Belgium, although she is a Nigerian, the name Kingsley Ogwu Emeka used to did the fake Spanish contract marriage for this lady is JOY AIGBEDION, she was duped of €14, 000 by Kingsley Ogwu Emeka.
other victims of Kingsley Ogwu Emeka, Daniel Otor, Ogwu Emeka and his group also contacted me from Germany, Austria, Belgium, Holland and even from SPAIN, please pass the photograph of this guy to all your friends, we all need to work together to stop these bad guys, I have already sent a message the SPANISH POLICE, NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN SPAIN, THE EFCC POLICE IN NIGERIA and the other authority, these guys need to be stop, they are hurting the innocent people, I am working on getting more information about these guys, if any one is interested in joining me in doing this I will be glad, I am also working on creating a website against these people.
Please pass these to every one you know, by doing this you are saving lives, I know there are still more innocent people out there that didn’t know any thing about this new FAKE MARRIAGE SCAM, let’s pass this information to as much as we can so that these guys don’t get more victims.
Click the following link to see the photographs of Kingsley Ogwu Emeka and his group
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accofranco (author) from L Island on January 15, 2010:
Hello Ima, i thank Almighty God you red my article on this topic, i have always wished i could eradicate this brutal act from the face of the Earth, so i advice people to be cautious in what they do in life, and to avoid greed. anyway, thanks for reading, and please do keep in touch with other of my works. i wish you the best of luck in 2010!
Ima Freeman from South West Florida on December 30, 2009:
this is very useful, practical, and up to date information we all need. Thanks for sharing your wisdom with us, and I wish you a very happy, and healthy, new year!
accofranco (author) from L Island on November 29, 2009:
if you insist Joseph, but to me, it is not fair to all concerned, and judging from the Biblical aspect, it is a deceit which is also a sin.
JOSEPH MATHUNYE on November 28, 2009:
I THINK IT IS THE GREED OF THE VICTIMS THAT MAKE THEM LOOSE THEIR MONEY.
ALTERNATIVELY,GOD IS USING THIS MEANS TO RE-PAY THOSE PEOPLE WHO WERE DEPRIVED OF THEIR RESOURCES DURING THE COLONIAL ERA.
crayonbrains from The World Is Mine ! on September 10, 2009:
Everyday there are hundreds of such mails targeted at people from different walks of life!even i used to get tons of them.Thanks for this informative hub, very useful!
prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on September 05, 2009:
we have to be aware with many offers around internet. like spam that send into your mail. This email kind of lottery win and other fraud like your hub above. stay away and never believe it.
accofranco (author) from L Island on August 06, 2009:
Hello Never Mind, i do understand how you feel as a black whom his great great grand parents passed through molestation and exploit, but all the same, they (westerners) have really felt remorse of their Carlos act then, so we must forgive and forget for life to move on smoothly. i am also a black, and sometimes when i read the history of slave trade, i feel like weeping, but i thank God, we have overcome it, so be glad, and please don't resolve to vengeance, it won't help, fight against fraud and scam, it is damaging our image, let's fight scam!!
Thanks anyway for visiting my page and contributing to my ideas, i did appreciate your time and effort, peace be with you. Good luck!
never mind on August 01, 2009:
I think you guys should allow those scammers to enjoy themselves, after all, the white made us the blacks slaves for so many years, why did you guys not set up a forum just like this one to kick against it.
The white took all that belong to us, and you guys were enjoying yourself, calling us black monkeys, did anyone say anything NO?
nasheed on July 28, 2009:
thanks for such important information.
fergie9 on April 20, 2009:
I really enjoyed reading this hub from you. I have been suckered into one of these scams, and paid for it dearly. Im still paying for it,,,Thank you
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 18, 2009:
welcome C.C. I will continue with my struggles and fight against scam and fraud, it hurts so much and i must do my best to enlighten people because that i believe is the best solution.
C. C. Riter on April 16, 2009:
Thanks acco for fighting crime. yer a good dude my man, Charlie here
countrywomen from Washington, USA on April 14, 2009:
I guess a case of mistaken identity (AE instead of CW)....LOL ;)
accofranco (author) from L Island on April 14, 2009:
Thanks AE, i have always wished to eliminate scam and fraud around my environment, it do pain me that someone would just take away another person's sweat in just a glimpse, its so painful, and i wish i could end it. may God help me and srenghten me to achieve his goal.
countrywomen from Washington, USA on April 14, 2009:
Accofranco- Nice hub. You know there is a lot of truth in these words “People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to” by Malcolm Muggeridge
Thumbs up for educating and fighting a good battle. :)