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SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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21.11.09

Another Scam: "I am Dr.Cheunge Eric Li..."

Acknowledge

I am Dr.Cheunge Eric Li non-executive Chairman of the Hang Seng
Bank Ltd, Hong Kong.

An Iraqi named Haider Hanoon,a business man made a
numbered fixed deposit of(346,736,899.68 TWD) for 18
calendar months, this is valued to Fourty Four million
Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only in my branch.
Upon maturity several notice was sent to him, even
during the war, six years ago (2003). Again after the war
another notification was sent and still no response came from him.

We found out that he died during a bomb blast in Iraq with his
entire family leaving behind no next of kin,am ready to share 50/50
with you if you choice to stand as my deceased cleint next of kin.


should be interested in executing this with me;
indicate your interest by sending me the following:

1. YOUR NAME
2. YOUR RESIDENT ADDRESS
3. YOUR OCCUPATION
4. YOUR PHONE NUMBER
5. DATE OF BIRTH
6. COUNTRY OF RESIDENT

Your response with the requested information should be

sent to reach me at my personal email address below:
li.ka2009@yahoo.com.hk

Yours Truly,
Dr.Cheunge Eric Li.

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17.11.09

Another Scam: BANK CONTACT AND CONFIRMATION

Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 09:10:37 -0800
From: suzan.willy43@yahoo.com
Subject: BANK CONTACT AND CONFIRMATION


Darling,
Thank you for your soul reviving message you gave me now.
Darling how I wish you are in my heart and see how happy I am now.
Like I told you I stay in refugee camp in Dakar Senegal.I have really suffered and I thank God that God have brought you to me and God will bless you and keep you for me.
Darling,I have already informed the bank about you as my trustee representative.So I will like you write to them now on the possibility of transferring this money in your account first then from there you send me money to prepare my travelling documents to meet you.
I love you.

Below is the letter you will write to the bank:

Sir,
I am the foreign partner to Miss SUZAN WANGA,whose late father Dr WAZIRI WANGA deposited some money in your bank.I want to know the possibility of transferring this money in my account"

Nordea bank PLC
8TH FLOOR CITY PLACE HOUSE.
55BASING HALL STREET
LONDON EC2V 5NB
E-mail:(nbp_customerservices@inMail24.com)
Telephone Number----+447 (0) 31864395
Fax Number----+44870 974 9912
Information about the deposit code are as follows.
Name of depositor:Dr WAZIRI WANGA
Nationality: SUDAN
Next of Kin: SUZAN WANGA
Amount deposited: $5.3M
Account Number: NBUK/587965432178/99

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3.11.09

Another Scam: From:"augustino mligo"

Greetings

i am in a hurry writing you this message, sorry that i did not inform u before my urgent travelling to London ,I had a trip to London which is suppose to last for just three days but unfortunately for me all my money got stolen at the hotel where i lodged due to a robbery incident that happened in the hotel.I had been so restless since last night because i have been without any money moreover the Hotel's telephone lines here got disconnected by the robbers and they are trying to get them fixed back i have access to only emails at the library because my mobile cant work here so i didnt bring it along,please i want you to help me with money so please can you send me 1,200 Pounds or any amount you can quickly send so when i return back i would refund it back to you as soon as i get home, I am so confused right now and dont know what to do, I had been to the embassy and police they only ask me to write a statement,Please you can send it through Western Union Money Transfer so i will get it immediately its sent,let me know if you can help m so i can give you the hotel address and name where to send me the money to me today,i will be waiting to hear from you,Thank you and God bless.

Best Regards

Augustino mligo

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