Has someone offered you a huge sum of money or a valuable consignment? It's a 419 or advance fee fraud - find out how they work, and what to do to be safe.
#8960 by Stewpilot Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:04 pm
Here Is one for every one.
I recieved an email 2 days ago from Sandra Marcy ([email protected]) I would like to know how she got my email address.
wanting from me to pick up some luggage for her as she did know any one to send it too. She was going to pay for every thing. then next i would have to pay. At first i thought it was drugs but now i'd say it's a SCAM!
Below is a copy of the email which tried to get me to pay money.

From: DYNAMIC INSURANCE COMPANY ([email protected])
Sent: Monday, 13 April 2009 1:36:17 AM
To: ########################

The true essence of our relationship with our customers is to deliver value to them.
The Company has several key partners that are committed to delivering customers satisfaction always.
Please visit this page regularly for more innovations and new value added services we have to offer.

Attention: Mr ######################,

We did receive your email in our System Today at to ship Miss Sandra Marcy. luggage to you and it was well understood. Today at our Working Hours.

We checked through our Custody and we have the Deposit with Name:

Miss Sandra Marcy
Deposit Ref#: GISA-POL-0669-PRVT3450.
Deposit Ref#: GISA-POL-0669-PRVT3450.
Our Company's Sort/Clearance Code: GISA /576-45/MP56 33 .
Secure Code: GISA 00374MNLG3390.
Cert#: Company Cert-GISA 33 94 07.

All information are tallied, and we have Attached the Deposit and Agreement Certificate which was signed,We have also received a back-up message from Your Wife Miss Sandra Marcy as well Authorizing the Release and Shipment of the Luggage to you.

By this, we have checked our Custody and Schedule the Release/Clearance of the Consignment upon Clearance Fee been received and the Delivery scheduled for the shippment of the consignment within 2-3 Days of Payment been made.

You are been advised to reply this mail with your delivery address to enhance the delivery and your passport of the Consignment to you and For the Delivery to be meet-up as Scheduled next week, You will have to make the PROCESSING CHARGE OF $200..50 USD.

When we receive this Payment from you, we shall give you the Delivery Note and let you know when you would get the boxes.

You will have to send Payment by Western Union Money Transfer (Preferable for SERVICE at this season) with the Following Information for faster service of delivery as scheduled. Send payment to our Clerk. And you are to pay in Cash:

Receiver's Name: Mathew Collins

Address: 80, Olorunsogo Avenue,Maryland,Lagos state,Nigeria,23401.

Amount: $200.00 US

Security Test Question: Which Country?

Answer: &n bsp; Blues for go

We shall await your Payment Information and details of the Western Union Money Transfer Transaction, for us to ship the consignment out as scheduled and make the Delivery to you.Confirmed at your door step.

Note: Immediately you have the money sent please contact us with the informations below:

1)Sender's First Name
2)Sender's Last Name
3)The Money Transfer Control Number(MTCN)
4)The secret Question and Answer

Within 2-3days as scheduled. As soon as your Payment is confirmed, we shall ship out the Consignment by our Diplomatic means as scheduleen i cd and our Diplomat shall bring it to your Door-Step.


Please, fill out the form accurately with correct information and attach any form of ID to this form.













Deposit Ref # :

Clearance Sort Code:

Deposit Certificate # :

Depositors Name:

This Security Company (DYNAMIC SECURITY COMPANY INC) Was established under allied matters of 2007 constitution amendment found in article 4 sub-section 2A paragraph .The security company is obliged to request for the Original copies of any beneficiary certificate and confirm all necessary documents with the storage prior to the release of items/valuables under its custody .

Yours Sincerely,

Clearance Department
Custodian Manager
Dynamic Security Company.

Email: [email protected] ,Our world wide distribution has always made us second to none in what ever service's we offer at Dynamic Security Company And also We will be Waiting for your Respond Immediately..

Copyright © 2009 [ Dynamic Security Company]. All rights reserved. Revised: 12/04/09.

#8961 by Dan Jones Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:56 pm
Congrats on figuring out this is a scam.
This emails posted read like the second part of a trunkbox scam. The first part involves making the victim believe that there is a trunkbox full of money hidden with a security company. The second part is making you pay to have it released and shipped to you.
There is no third part. You'd just keep on paying each new fee.

Both the emails there are brand new, so thanks for posting them as they will now be visible on google. Could you please also post the first email you received about this whole deal? Presumably from Sandra Marcy, but possibly from someone else (Scammers like to move you from email address to email address as it adds legitimacy and means you won't notice if an old one gets shut down.)
#8962 by Dotti Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:27 pm
Just a couple of additional notes... Anything that ends with @diplomats.com is a free email address from mail.com There are several extensions available, and the scammers sure love to use them. In this day and age a real company wouldn't use a free email addy.

As to how the scammer got your address--some scammers will harvest addresses off the net (for example, they might be taken if you signed any online guestbooks), others may trade addresses or buy or steal addresses from the same lists spammers use (which may come a variety of places -- examples include online retailers/sweepstakes/offers companies that sell mailing lists, simple dictionary attacks in which a spammer tries all kinds of different names and/or terms to see which ones lead to real emails, or address books from other people's hacked or phished email accounts.)

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#8966 by Ralph Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:48 am
Hi Stu
Welcome to Scamwarners, it seems the scammer in this case is the same scammer as mentioned in this thread viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1937&p=6827#p6827

Most certainly a scammer, I will do some more research and see if I can convince the scammer to cough up any details, thanks to your information there may well be some people not scammed

Well done

BTW, if you look right down the bottom of the email you will see something like this

Be Yourself @ mail.com!
Choose From 200+ Email Addresses
Get a Free Account at http://www.mail.com!

Proves that the mail.com domains are free and something to look out for

Edit, here is another email I was able to find showing the Diplomats putting pressure on the scam victim to send money

Attention Mr .

Good Day. we are hereby inform you that since will have been contacted you, Will have't here back from you and also contact my fiance Miss Sandra Marcy,She told us that you will email back to us and let us know what is going on if you really want to help her,you will need to act fast and so that she can get out of here and meet you in Australia .

Because she so much i pain over here so will want you to have the payment made to us and get back to us with the information you use to send the moeny through Western Union Money Transfer .So kindly get back to us with your full name and contact address,phone number so that will can go on with the proccessing with the shipment.ontime.

Urgent Reply.

Be Yourself @ mail.com!
Choose From 200+ Email Addresses
Get a Free Account at http://www.mail.com

Here is a further edit with an email from Sandra

Hi there,

Good Morning.All you have to do for me inorder to get the boxes, is to write to the security company as the receipient who is helping me receive my travelling luggages, you should just tell them that you are my fiance'e and you want my travelling luggages sent to you because i told them that it is my travelling luggages which i want to send forth out of here, and remember the boxes has been locked with a security codes known to me only, Only can open it, which prevent it from been opened by an authorized person.

So i deposited the boxes with the security company as a Private shipment (free from checks) and it will be deliver to your door-step, you do not need to burn out to receive. Therefore, below are my deposit details and the contact of the security company.

You can write to them to inform them that you want the boxes delivered to you as soon as possible and ask them how much the clearance fee will cost. I did pay them already the Deposit Fee Security Fee Shipment Fee, only the clearance fee is to be paid. Please, bear in mind not to tell the company that the boxes contains money, only tell them that it's my travelling luggages of,(Miss Sandra Marcy)

N.B: Without you including this Depositing details while writting the company, the company will not acknowledge your e-mail.


Deposit Ref#: GSC-POL-0669-PRVT3450
Clearance Sort Code: PRVT-3450-69GSC
Deposit Certificate #: 3450/PPPOL/234NG
Depositor: Miss Sandra Marcy


Contact Officer: Mathew Collins (Custodian Managers)

Emails: [email protected]

So, you can write to them and get back to me asap. Please Baby you will help pay them the clearance fee,and as soon as the boxes get to you, i will let you know the code and you can have your money from the boxes and then send me money for my flight, so i could come over and meet with you.

I await your message as soon as you contact the security company.


I will also point out that the same scammer is mentioned here viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2331

Still looking for more information

And more found here

Hi ,
I wouldnt know what you want in a relationship. But i guess the most important thing is being honest with eachother. Though i feel reluctant talking about myself and my current situation to you as i dont know how you'll feel.But i guess its important you know all about me and the situation i am in so that we'll know if we can go further.I've had loads of bad experiences in my past relationships and i wouldnt want to fall into the same problem anymore.I will like you to give me your words that you really love me and that you want to make a new life with me,cos i have been used before and i wouldnt want to be played on again.I am telling you all this, then you can decide if you still want to meet me or not, so that we will not waste each other's time, when you get this mail,kindly give me a response to let me know if you are still interested or not.
I never grew up to know my mum as she died immediately after my birth. I lost my dad on 9/11 in New York, i'm the only daughter of my folks.I grew up in Paris, My ex-boyfriend,David Gareth used me alot and treated me so badly. He absconded with my dad's money which was kept with me after a completion of a contract in EAST UK,When my boy friend got absconded with the undisclosed sum of US dollars, this brought the first brokeup between me and my dad before is death,because he thought we had the deal together, but not knowing that i'm innocent about this. So my dad has been harsh and tough on me about this.
After all these happened to me and caused by my Ex boyfriend, I joined a dating site (http://www.couple.com) where I met an African guy online here who promised heaven and earth that he wants to marry me and make me happy in life; "I never knew I was going from Fry-pan to Fire". The African man told me of an investment opportunity in Africa and he convinced me to come along with loads of money when coming down. On getting here, all his intention was to take away the money from me, play me and leave me on my own.
I came from the United States with all the money I've gotten from my Dad's business and contracts renumeration. Because the african guy told me of an idea to invest in West African sculptures here. When I got here, he made all possible means to get the money from me and get away with my money.When I noticed this, I took the money and my travelling boxes and deposited it with a Security/Insurance Company here in Africa in order to safe myself and my assets. Thereafter I left the guy's apartment to an hotel where I am in right now and from which I am communicating to you right now.
I don't want to fall into another terrible situation again after all these that I have faced and I am not ready to be used this time. I need to be very very careful of whom i will go out with or date this time. I will need some words from you, which will prove to me about your interest in me and what exactly you want out of our relationship. I am very eager to have a date now, since i would be coming back to the State as soon as possible you want me to, provided you will treat me in an orderly manner. Well, let me hang on here till I hear from you. I hope you will understand my situation at this time and I hope you will come to my resucue and be of whom i expect you to be. I really need to be loved cos i deserve it.I need a man that would always be there for me, who will be like a father and husband to me, i will reciprocate true LOVE as well.
Its a great pleasure reading from you.How are you doing?I really want to get out of here to come to the Australia.I really need your help and trust to get me out of this mess.I want you to have my words as i promise i wouldnt dis-appoint you,i will really appreciate your assistance towards this.Once i get there, we will arrange things in order and we can start a new life together.I want to believe that you will not let
me down.

Babes as i have told you what brought me here from the States. I came in here with a total sum of $5millionUSD including the money i got from my dad's business and contracts renumeration.While i was coming here, the african guy told me to come with enough money for investment and i even go to the extent of selling my inheritted house just because i want to leave the Australia .Now, i'm in need of your help, i've gotten enuogh money to run myself when I get to the Australia, i want to come over to your end and we can start a new life together, I don't want to live here anymore.As you know i'm a foreigner here and its absolutely dangerous for me out here.Thats why i need your gesture assistance.
How i want you to help me? As i'm scared of being setup by this African guy,i had to act fast for safety.I put this money in a box and got it locked up with a security code known to me only.I deposited the box with some of my travelling luggages with a Security and Insurance Company who render private diplomatic delivery service and i told them that the two boxes are my travelling luggage, which I want to send forth to the Australia because i'm returning home, then i paid them up their custody and security fee, but i did not tell them that the boxes contain money in order to make everything secure and safe.
I want the boxes sent to you while i catch up with you as soon as it is been delivered to you.Babes we would meet and we can start a new life together.Every arrangement for the delivery is perfect, I have obtained customs papers for private freight and there are seals on the box showing that it is a private delivery and check performed, it is free from customs checks, it will be delivered at your door step by the diplomats of the security company, you do not need to burn out to receive it. And the boxes have security codes lock known to me only, only me can open the boxes, except if I tell anyone the Code, so the Boxes cannot be opened on the Way of delivery to you.
Therefore, I want you to contact me as soon as possible, so that I can give you all my deposit details and information for you to make the Clearance from the Security Company as my fiancee who is to receive my boxes in the Australia.Once the box gets to you,i will let you know the lock codes to open the boxes and the instructions, then you can open the boxes in order to have some money sent to me for my flight to the Australia.
Once I get there, we shall invest the money together and start a new family, provided you will not disappoint neither take advantage of me. I hereby promise 15% of the total fund for you to meet any personal needs and i can get something done with the balance.
I am counting on you with trust and i'll appreciate your trust towards this.I hope to hear from you and to meet you in person.Please write me as soon as possible, so that I can give you the deposit details and the contact of the security company to arrange the shipment asap.
With all care,
Last edited by Ralph on Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:01 am, edited 2 times in total.
#8967 by The Enchantress Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:42 am
A certain scam.

Note this search on batch number GISA /576-45/MP56 33;
Click Here

And for the deposit number; ClickHere
Last edited by The Enchantress on Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:46 am, edited 1 time in total.

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