Scams operating under the guise of a charity.
#44438 by Docfau Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:16 am
Hello All,

This scam is using the name of a registered Foundation but sending emails with a yahoo account. To imply authenticity, the logo, physical address and website address is correct.

They are however seeking donations in cash and asking it to be sent via western union.


Please find below:


From: Nothan Kidney Foundation
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2011 6:51 AM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Please Join us Save a Soul Today!!!

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Dear Beloved,

I greet you in the name of the Lord. My name is Rev. Oscar Smith, Am
contacting you in the name of God to pledge for Nathan Kidney Foundation in
Nigeria to seek contributions from caring individuals and corporate
organizations to save the life of Mr. Amadi Who is caughtup with a Kidney
failure and needs Urgent kidney transplant to be done in Nagpur-India at
country's best Kidney hospital, his family has not been able to raise the
sum of N4.5 million ($30,000USD) required for the transplant. so we seek
yours donations to save his life.


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Your donation can help:
. Inform people about how to prevent this epidemic and reduce fatalities
. Set up prevention programs in accessible health care centres
. Fund renal replacement therapies for the poor

Please all cashable donations should be $50 and above and to be sent through
western union Money Transfer, So that we can be able to get the money as
soon as you sent your desired donation to save Mr. Amadi

Below are the informations needed to send the money:

Name: REV. OSCAR SMITH
Address: 23B, RIBADU ROAD, (1ST FLOOR)
City: IKOYI,
State: LAGOS STATE
Country: NIGERIA
Zip Code: 23401

Text Question: What is this donation for?
Answer: Save a life

When you have successfully send the money, Kindly get back to me with the
following information to enable us receive your kind donations.

SENDERS NAME AND ADDRESS:

RECEIVERS NAME AND ADDRESS: Oscar Smith, 23B, Ribadu Road, (1st
Floor),Ikoyi,LAGOS,NIGERIA,23401

MTCN:

TEXT QUESTION AND ANSWER:

AMOUNT SENT:

On [email protected]

May the Good Lord bless you as you save a soul today. And we pray for a
successfull recovery of Mr. Amadi

Thank you and God bless.

REV. OSCAR SMITH
Nathan Kidney Foundation
23B, Ribadu Road, (1st Floor)
S/W Ikoyi,
Lagos State
Nigeria
[email protected]
http://www.nkidneyfoundation.org

(c)2010 Nathan Kidney Foundation.
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