BUSINESS PROPOSAL SCAM – NIGERIAN SCAMMER
Kung Yam Joseph also sends scam mail under the names;
Joseph Kung Yam
I’ve posted each email I received in order from newest to oldest.
Subject Line: ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE CLAIM OF THE FUNDS?
ICEP is charged with the responsibility offinding bank accounts in Switzerland belonging to non-Swiss citizens, which have remained dormant since World War II.
It may interest you to know that in July of 1997, the Swiss Banker’s Association published a list of dormant accounts originally opened by non-Swiss citizens. These accounts had been dormant since the end of World War II (May 9, 1945). Most belonged to Holocaust victims. The continuing efforts of the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (ICEP) have since resulted in the discovery of additional dormant accounts – 54,000 in December, 1999.
The published lists contain all types of dormant accounts, including interest-bearing savings accounts, securities accounts, safe deposit boxes, custody accounts, and non-interest-bearing transaction accounts.
Numbered accounts are also included. Interest is paid on accounts that were interest bearing when established.
The Claims Resolution Tribunal (CRT) handles processing of all claims on accounts due non-Swiss citizens. A dormant account of ORDNER ADELE with a credit balance of 50,000,000 US dollar plus accumulated interest was discovered by me. The beneficiary was murdered during the holocaust era, leaving no WILL and no possible records for trace of heirs.
The Claims Resolution Tribunal has been mandated to report all unclaimed funds for permanent closure of accounts and transfer of existing credit balance into the treasury of Switzerland government as provided by the law for management of assets of deceased beneficiaries who died interstate (living no wills).
Being a member of ICEP, I have all secret details and necessary contacts for claim of the funds without any hitch. The funds will be banked in any country of your choice outside Switzerland or a tax free country,
where we can safely withdrew the funds and we can share the funds and use it for investment of our choice. Due to the sensitive nature of my job, I need a foreigner to HELP claim the funds.
All that is required of you is to provide me with your details for processing of the necessary legal and administrative claim documents for transfer of the funds to you.
You can find additional information about unclaimed funds through the
internet at the following websites:
http://www.avotaynu.com , http://www.icheic.org ,www.livingheirs.com ,www.wiesenthal.com
The Holocaust Claims Processing Office has put funds in Escrow awaiting submission of valid claims for necessary disbursement. I find myself privileged to have this information and this may be a great opportunity for a life time of success without risks.
Please include your direct telephone when responding to this mail ,for further explanation to you.
Thank you for your prompt response.
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From: joseph yam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE CLAIM OF THE FUNDS?
joseph yam email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Griffin Curtis is another fake name used by Joseph Yam
Good day ,
Send the below letter to the lawyer immediately,Stop wasting time on this transaction.Go through this link and see what is going on in my bank.
spoofed link was here job(dot)aol(dot)com/articles/with a bunch of numbers/lettes
I want this fund to be transferred into your bank before the end of November.
Please the letter should be address as follows and sent to the lawyer fast:
Attention: Barrister Donald Stephen LLB (HONS),
Donald Stephen & Associates,
53-64 Chancery lane London
Sub: Request for Retainership for Legal documentation/ Investment Liquidation transfer at UBS Bank Zurich Switzerland.
I am My fake name, and informaton I gave the scammer was posted here
Please use this instruction letter to act as a legal representative on my behalf at the UBS Bank- Zurich Switzerland in liquidating and transferring the sum of fifty-five million, three hundred thousand USD ($55.3M) into my bank account in the USA.
your details of UBS Rolling Fixed -Term Deposit Account of $55.3 Million.
Thanking you in anticipated co-operation.
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Subject: Stop wasting time on this transaction
SAME SCAMMER, DIFFERENT SCAM BELOW –
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Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Dennis Toure
From: dennis toure <email@example.com>
Subject: From Dennis and Alice.
From Dennis and Alice.
I know this mail may come to you as a surprise, since we have not known or
written before. I am Dennis Toure, 25 years old, I am contacting you on
behalf of myself and my youger sister Alice. We are an orphans.
Nationality: Ivoirians. Our late Father Mr Lawrence Toure was a
successful business-man whom before his untimely death , was a Cocoa and
Diamond Merchant based here in abidjan, Cote d’lvoire.Both our Father and
Mother were poisoned at a party organised by one of his business associates.
Before he died in a private hospital here, my Father called me and told me
that he deposited the sum of US$12.5m (Twelve Million Five Hundred
Thousand American Dollars), in a bank here which he used my name as next of
kin to deposit the funds as the only son.
Due to the problem that have arised in our family between my late
Father’s brothers over who should control his wealth and subsquent death in
the family, I have decided with my younger sister to transfer this funds
overseas for future investment after we finish our education.
We want to leave here and come over to your country to live and continue
our studies, because our lives is no longer safe here. We have heard from
a reliable source that they are planing on how to retrieve all the
documents concerning the funds from us, so that they can claim the funds.
Before contacting you, we have spoken with the local bank manager and worked
out modalities on how to transfer the funds to your country.
Please, we humbly seek your assistance in the following ways:
1- To assist us in transferring this fund quietly into your account in your
2- To serve as the guardian of this funds since I am still in the university
and my younger sister is still in the college.
3- To make arrangement for me and my younger sister to come over to your
country to further our education and to help us secure a residential permit
in your country. Moreover, we are willing to offer you any agreed
(percentage) out of the total funds as compensation for your efforts/input
after the successful transfer of this funds into your nominated account
overseas, while some percentage will be set aside to offset any expenses we
4- Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting us as I
believe that this transaction would be concluded within the shortest possible
NB: Please, if you are interested to help us, contact me immediately after
you read this proposal so that I may give you more details information how
this transfer could be carried out.
However, I wish to hear from you to know your decision concerning this
proposal. Please reply very urgent.
Mr Dennis toure
WHAT IS GOING ON I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM YOU IN MANY DAYS!! IS ANYTHING THE MATTER? PLEASE GET BACK TO ME TO LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN THIS MONEY TRANSACTION TRANSFER WHICH I WANT TO SEND INTO YOUR ACCOUNT…I WILL BE URGENTLY EXPECTING YOUR REPLY..
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From: Kung Yam Joseph <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: BUSINESS PROPOSAL
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