NIGERIAN SCAMMER – ADVANCE FEE FRAUD
My spam-box gets overwhelmed with scam mail that sometimes its hard to keep up so I’ve decided to post the older emails in lists of five in each post. I know scammers tend to change their names/email-addresses to avoid detection so I want to post these emails before its to late. By ”old” I mean the emails that are several weeks old.
1.) SCAM RECEIVED 11/03/12 – Lottery Scam – FRAUD – Fake Cashier Check ( Microsoft and Shell Petrolum
FROM: United Nations Organisation email@example.com RETURN-ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMAIL: United Nations Assisted Program
Directorate of International Payment
United Nations Liaison Office – Africa
This email is to notify you about the release of your outstanding payment
which is truly $2.500,000.00 Million Dollars The Federal Government
scheduled a time frame to settle all foreign debts which includes
Contract/Inheritance/Lottery (Sponsored by Microsoft and Shell Petrolum
Lottery) and other international loans. News had it that over the
past,numerous individual(s) who happen to be impostors (claiming to be
individuals, banks and organizations) are claiming to release numerous sums
of fund via numerous ways.
You have two options to receive your payment which is either a Pin Based
ATM card or Certified Cashier s Check. You are advised to select one out of
the two options on how you wish to receive your $2.500, 000.00 Million
Dollars through ATM card or Check which will be shipped via Apex Express
Shipping Courier Company and would get to you within 2 to 3 working days at
DO NOT SEND MONEY TO ANYONE UNTIL YOU READ THIS MASSAGE:
The actual fees for shipping your ATM Card/ Check is $125.99 Dollars but
because Apex Express Shipping Courier have temporarily discontinued the
C.O.D which gives you the chance to pay when package is delivered for
international shipping as stated on their We had to sign a contract with
them for bulk shipping which makes the fees reduce from the actual $125.99
Dollars to $98.99 Dollars nothing more and no hidden fees of any sort! You
are advised to contact the disparch officer responsible for the shipping
of your Check or ATM Card with the following information for shipping of your
payment through Check or ATM Card.
Contact: Mathew Benson
United Nation Dispatching Officer
E-Mail: ( email@example.com )
Tel No: +229-98660756
Make Sure you provide him with the following information:
1,Your full Name.
2,Your Address where your payment will be dispatch to you:.
4,Preferred Payment Method (Check or ATM):
The dispatching officer will provide you with instructions on how you are
to make the payment of $98.99 Dollars only for the shipping of your ATM
Card or Cashier s Check. Remember that you are not paying any fees extra
no matter what. Once again note that the actual Apex Express Shipping
Courier Retail Price is: $125.99 Dollars Your Price (Because of our contract
signed): $98.99 Dollars ($27.00 Dollars Savings!)
Mrs Gee Pascal
UN Envoy (African Region)
2.) SCAM SENT 11/02/12 – NIGERIAN 419 SCAM – MONEY TRANSACTION – FRAUD
FROM: Derick Ahmed firstname.lastname@example.org RETURN-ADDRESS: email@example.com
EMAIL: Greetings Sir,
Our company (VETCO) requires urgently a dietary chemical material which are produced and sold in your country. This Material is used in the production of dietary supplement, vaccines and injections for sub Saharan Horses and pets. My director will be sending our procurement officer to Your country to purchase the chemical material and am requesting you to stand as a supplier so that i can give you the contact of the local Vendor for you to procure the material from him and sell to my CEO at a very lucrative price. It will interest you to know that our director does not have the direct contact of the local producer due to some managerial changes in our company. l was opportune to discover this contact from the last airway bill used by our last procurement officer who just died. Previously our deceased officer has been inflating the supply to the tune of $27,000.
But i discovered from the receipt that the local dealer is selling the material for $11,750 per 5 liter gallon and you will supply to my CEO at $23,500 per gallon , that is the more reason our Director will like to buy from you and my company will require more than 100 gallons.My CEO will advance you payment as soon as he can confirm the availability of the Material.
l will give you more details when i hear from you confirming your interest.
Pls reply here: firstname.lastname@example.org with your details as:
1. Full name/address
2. Your occupation/ position
3. Your cell/mobile phone number
4. Your marital.
With best wishes,
3.) RECEIVED ON 10/23/12 – EMPLOYMENT (PERSONAL ASSISTANT) SCAM
FROM: Jeffer Brett email@example.com – RETURN-ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
My Name is Jeffery Brett am glad to offer you this part time job offer.I am looking for someone who can handle my personal and business errands at his/her spare time. Someone who can offer me these services:Mail services: Receive my mails and drop them off at FedEx,Dhl,Ups(nothing illegal).Shop for Gifts,Sit for delivery( at your home) or pick items up at nearby post office at your convenience.I would love to meet up with you to talk about this job if you will like to work full time.But i am currently away to see my family.
I will prepay you in advance to do my shopping. I will also have my mails and packages forwarded to your address. If you will be unable to stay at your
house to get my mails, I can have it shipped to a post office near you and then you can pick it up at your convenience. When you get my mails/packages; you are required to mail them to where I want them mailed to. You don’t have to put money out of your pocket, all you have to do is have packages shipped to your house and do my shopping. You are allowed to open the packages to reveal its content.The content of the packages are computer and electronics, clothings business and personal letters. All expenses and taxes will be covered by me.. You will work between 15 to 20hrs a month. How much will you charge per month? I will pay $350. That is not a bad offer, is it?I need your service because I am constantly out of town. I work in real estate and I own an Art Gallery,Clothing and Electronics Store in Australia. I will return to US on 3OTH of this month the state.
I will email you the list and pictures of what to shop for when I am ready. No heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at Sears, Walmart, Bestbuy, Circuicity, Oldnavy and other stores. You will be shopping for Electronics and clothings.I will provide you my UPS, DHL, FEDEX account number for Shipping. All you have to do is provide my account number to UPS, DHL, FED EX and shipping charges will be applied into the account. I will provide clear set of instructions for each task I need done as well the funds to cover them. If i were to mail you money order to do my shopping plus upfront payment for your service, where would you want it mailed to? How should your name appear on the money order?..I will need the information below,
Possible Working Hours:
Please get back to me as soon as possible so that i can mail the payment out to you..NB: THE PAYMENT WILL COME INFORM OF MONEY ORDER CHECK or CERTIFIED
CHECK. Get back to me as soon as possible.
4.) RECEIVED ON: 10/22/12 – JOB (BABYSITTER NEEDED) SCAM –
How convient — I emailed Anthony Webb almost two months after he spammed my spam box and he is still ”looking for a sitter” — Yes his information is a little different now. Scammers like switching up info to avoid detection. I asked what area he is moving too (because he doesn’t no my exact location lol) and he put:
We are not sure of the area we would be visiting since we don’t have a nanny to take good care of her. 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.
Give me a BREAK! Anyways… He emailed me with new email addresses. Anthonywebb01@yahoo.com – IP 22.214.171.124
FROM: Anthony Webb email@example.com RETURN-ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMAIL: Hello There,
My name is Anthony Webb from London,UK. We have a little girl(2 years old),her name is Aggie and would need a Babysitter/Nanny who will take care of her during our stay in the United States and i believe that with a caring nanny,she will be comfortable. We would be spending 2 weeks vacation 12th to – 24th of November,2012 before returning back to London, England. I want you to babysit her from Monday through Friday, 10am – 4pm daily.
I will like to know your price for babysitting her including any other costs. Get back to me so that we can proceed further.
126.96.36.199 – This IP address is considered 85% BAD on Reputation Authority and has been blacklisted and reported by other sites/internet-users. This isn’t the scammers actual IP location because scammers are little rats, they hide behind proxy servers, names, etc.
5.) RECEIVED ON: 10/17/12 – PHISHING ATTACK (HACKER) – SUNTRUST BANK SECURITY NOTIFICATION –
FROM: Suntrust Online email@example.com RETURN-ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMAIL: Dear Customer,
Suntrust is serving you better and has upgraded its Platform, Your Online account has been upgraded to Evl ssl 4 platform.
You are required to update your account online to enjoy this platform,
Some Slight Restrictions has been placed on your account due to old Platform
Please Upgrade your account information by
Downloading the attachment in this email to verify and gain immediate access to your account .
Regards Suntrust Bank
EMAIL CAME WITH AN ATTACHED FILE. I DID NOT POST IT HERE NOR DID I EVEN CLICK ON IT.
188.8.131.52 – REVERSE DNS – hosting2.idealpropertiesgroup.com
Suntrust scammer received IP – 184.108.40.206 – is blacklisted and alerted on many websites including Project Honey Potwhere it is listed as a MAIL SERVER and DICTIONARY ATTACKER, below is a list of other phishing scams sent out by scammers using the same IP address
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