Inheritance

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Received an email and the scammer knows my last name.

  • by: silviahase
  • #86609
  • Nov 14, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Breach of my email account .
Hello this is Alexander Hofmann, I am contacting you as the next of kin to late Mr. Henry Xxxx who deposited a huge sum of Amount here in a bank in Zurich.
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]

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Unresolved

Inheritance

  • by: Christena
  • #86660
  • Nov 15, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Got email from him stating im sole inheriter of monies from an individual they represented they were trying to find closest relative i responded i know such person he responded instead of giving our gov this money it has to go to someone when you receive the money all we ask is 30%you keep rest give me your phone number so that i may contact you to further discuss details i talked to a friend they said you dont bank on your phone go ahead so i did then he emailed stating i had to formulate a letter and send it to this bank to release the monies thats when i responded im not comfortable doing this thankyou anyway well i received something from amazon which i order from they were wairing on conformation from me on a pair of iphones ordered from the uk ive forwarded the message from them to amazons security and am contacting you
Names reported:
Barry Berlin
Phones reported:
+44-755-886-3179
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

To good to be true

  • by: Dee801
  • #86892
  • Nov 18, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
He said he's been trying to get ahold of somebody with the same last name as me for nine years and he's going to get a lot of money give me a percentage same story that I seen on this website
Phones reported:
+32-460-213-260
Unresolved

Email letter scam

  • by: use2love
  • #87095
  • Nov 21, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
This email came to me and I know it does not pertain to me. I don't know who they are. Plus I don't know anyone from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica New York, New York Who is going to give me 3.6 million dollars? Look at the typing errors "John F (no end mark on thier typing.
Re: FROM THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI).
Yahoo
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Spam
Agent David Bowdich
To:
me
Sun, Nov 15 at 12:43 AM

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Field Intelligence Groups J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20535
Attention: Beneficiary,

I am the Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent David Bowdich. We have intercepted and seized a sealed envelope at John F Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica New York, NY 11430 coming from a foreign country. We checked the content of the sealed envelope and found it contained a total sum of 3.6 million dollars value certified payment bond. Also, the sealed envelope had documents with your name on it as the receiver of the package. We progress in our investigations the sender address that accompanied the sealed envelope into the United States, we learned that it was to deliver this sealed envelope to your residence as payment of an inheritance / winning prize payment due and owed to you.
Further, checks on the sealed envelope show that the sealed envelope paperwork lacked the PROOF OF OWNERSHIP CERTIFICATE AND LEGAL DELIVERY PERMIT CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE form. We then confiscated the sealed envelope and released the Diplomat. The sealed envelope according to section 229 subsection 31 of the International Commerce Regulators Code Enforcement Guidelines, your sealed envelope lacks PROOF OF OWNERSHIP CERTIFICATE AND LEGAL DELIVERY PERMIT CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE since the content is valued financial material of such amount, from the joint team of the Federal Bureau Of Investigation and Homeland Security, therefore, you're replying for direction on how to procure the sealed envelope, so you can be relieved of the charges of evading tax which is a jail-able offense under section 12 subsection 441 of the taxes code. We will also be asking the IRS to launch an investigation of money laundering if you do not follow our instructions.
You are therefore required to reply within 72 hours at that point I will walk you through the process of clearing and claiming the money. Failure to comply may lead to your arrest, interrogated and,/or you being prosecuted in the Court of Law for tax evasion and/or money laundering. You are also advised not to contact any bank in Africa, Europe or banking institutions for security reasons.
Yours in service,
David Bowdich
Deputy Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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Names reported:
David Bowdich
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Scammer tried to get me

  • by: LadyD
  • #88050
  • Dec 4, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Supposedly a family member that has the same name died in the car crash along with all his immediate family and that I have inheritance that they trying to give to me this person lived in Belgium never heard of it before my life thought it was a scam from the start that's what made me Google it and sure enough the same name popped up they haven't asked for any money yet this email came out of nowhere the other day and I was confused by because the last name that they're using is my married name not my maiden name and my husband didn't know this person
Names reported:
Angel L. Centeno
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Philip Sinclair, Esq. has tried to scam me

  • by: lsittler
  • #88390
  • Dec 9, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I was contacted by email wanting to know if I heard about the late person. I have an uncle by that name so I requested more info. The attorney\said he was a solicitor of law. He was the attorney to someone who was in the oil well business in the UK. He died and left 19.5 million pounds British gold. The attorney looked for the family to no avail for a decade. He saw that I have the same last name and wanted to use me as the person to obtain the funds. The bank where the money was stored told him that either he find someone or the money would go to the government. The attorney wanted to go 50 50 on getting the money and said the matter had to be confidential. I have contacted the bank in the UK giving it a letter of application which the attorney drafted. The attorney emailed copies of documents I needed to scan to the bank to get the money. Thank goodness I read about inheritance scams. I shall proceed no further with this matter.
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]