Scams operating under the guise of a charity.
#420715 by MaxProffett Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:54 am
I was asked to assist with the recovery of cash from a vault in Amsterdam. The cash was owned by an American Steven Troops who said he wanted the cash to be used to set up a kids charity because he was dying from cancer. Cash in a vault owned by Securrency in Amsterdam. I agreed to do this providing I could inspect the cash first before paying 10,000 Euro in storage fees. The parties agreed that this would be ok. On arriving in Amsterdam I was advised that the 10,000 Euros now had to be paid before inspecting the cash. I asked the Securrency manager for a copy of his passport. On checking with the authorities found out the passport was counterfeit. I refused to do this and terminated the deal. Wasted my time and money to travel. They will be trying to get others to fall for this scam.
Parties:
Steven Troops (also known as Steve Troops) +1 213 9168397. Email [email protected]
Suspect that this is not his real name as cannot find any trace of him on the Internet.
Securrency - Georges Said Eid and Martins Van Dyke. +44 7438463408. Email [email protected]
Suspect this is one person using different names.
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#422166 by AlanJones Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:16 am
The fake domain securrencyeu-nl.com has no website attached to it - legitimate businesses have websites, they do not hide behind email only domains.

A fake Facebook profile in the name of "Steve Troops" can be found here - https://www.facebook.com/seven.truths.503/about

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