Scams re-targeting those who have already been victimized
#2846 by Ralph Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:36 am
The real EFCC does do some great work at preventing internet crime, unfortunately scammers will often pose as them in order to steal your money

Notice the email address, real government officials will not be contacting you with a yahoo email address.

That is of course, IF, a government official would actually be contacting you with an email like this


ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION
Annex Office(Debt Reconcilliation Commission)
189 Bishop Johnson Daniel Avenue
Victoria Island, Lagos-Nigeria.


Attn: Beneficiary,

We were delegated by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [ EFCC ] Nigeria in conjunction with the United Nations to pay 200 Americans,Asia,Europe etc who were scammed by Nigerian 419 artists/pepetrators as "AWARD LOTTERY WINNERS, CONTRACTUAL/ INHERITANCE FUND CLAIMS" whose payments were not made to them as promised by some lottery company's, finance institution and also security/deposit Company’s as our record may have it, during the auditing process and investegations carried out by the crime commission. It was during the auditing process that your email address was discovered among the list of concerned beneficiaries and for this reason you are contacted.

The commission have signed a memorandum of understanding with management of the Abbey National Plc (London) to have all beneficiaries concerned paid off without any interference to this end.
You are therefore adviced to reply to this email : [email protected] for further information regarding your payment,with the following:

YOUR FULL NAME:
CELL PHONE NUMBER:
CONTACT ADDRESS:
INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT or DIVING LINSENSE:


Regards,
Mr. Idris Ali
Secretary to Chief Compensation Officer,
EFCC And United Nations Compensation Committee,
(United nations Anti-fraud Committee)

[email protected]
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