Monthly Archives: June 2008

Identifies Recurring Fraudulent E-mail Scam

The FBI has recently developed information indicating cyber criminals are attempting to once again send fraudulent e-mails to unsuspecting recipients stating that someone has filed a complaint against them or their company with the Department of Justice or another organization … Continue reading

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How the scam works

The scam varies, but usually you will receive a letter, or more often, a fax or email offering you a business “proposal” or transaction. The person writing may claim they are a government official, the widow of a government official, … Continue reading

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Request to use a bank account to deposit a large sum of money

This scam requests the victim to allow them to use their bank account so a large sum of money may be deposited into. Initial contact with the victim is made by a mass produced email. The money offered may be … Continue reading

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Nigerian Scams Originating From Nigeria

Scams originating from Nigeria and other West African countries have been deceiving Queenslanders out of hundreds of thousands of dollars per month for many years. Numerous examples have been recorded of Queenslanders being deceived by African fraudsters with many victims … Continue reading

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Nigerian scams

Also sometimes called an ‘Advance Fee Fraud’ (AFF) letter, and as a “419” after the section of the Nigerian penal law that deals with this type of fraud, the “Nigerian” scam isn’t eligible for our Pie In The Sky Award. … Continue reading

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Indicators of a possible Scam:

The letter will stress the urgency of the matter. The confidential nature of the transaction is stressed. Claims are made that the other parties are employed in, or have strong ties with the Nigerian Government or the Central Bank of … Continue reading

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Advance Fee Fraud Scam Letters & Lottery Scams

The so-called Nigerian Letter Scam is intrinsically an advance fee fraud. The fraud is also known as the “419 scam” and is operated by a fraudster, usually a member of a criminal syndicate. These scams originated from Nigeria but syndicates … Continue reading

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Nigerian Letter (or 419 scam)

Thousands of consumers every year receive what appears to be a tantalizing business opportunity from a stranger, normally in a foreign country. This person claims to have a fortune that he’s willing to share with the consumer, if he can … Continue reading

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‘Advance Fee’ or ‘419’ Fraud

Watch out for letters, emails or fax messages asking for your help to transfer a substantial amount of money, usually many millions of pounds, out of the sender’s country. The bulk of these mailings are from Nigeria but an increasing … Continue reading

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Nigerian-type scams

Nigerian-type scams continue to be the most prolific scams hitting Western Australians. This well-known scam began in the 1980s and spreads through Europe, North America and Australia. People receive a letter advising there are millions of dollars held in a … Continue reading

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