A New Scam Targeting You!
Our good buddies the Africans have come up with a great new scam!
Scamming Victims Of Scams!
Here are the details:
They are sending out the following email. Of course it is a scam! So don’t fall for it!
40 Capitol Square, SW, Atlanta,
FROM THE OFFICE OF THE BARACK OBAMA SCAM VICTIM COMPENSATION SCHEME
Its no longer a news that millions of American citizens and the rest of the world have been victims of Internet fraud in one way or the other.
THE BARACK OBAMA SCAM VICTIM COMPENSATION SCHEME is designed to assist and compensate the individuals that has been swindled and ripped off by this unscrupulous internet smart scammers.
We were able to recover some names of the scammed victims through Western Union and Money Gram, because its seems that’s the easy means by which the scammers obtains money from their prey.
Your details was found among the list of names that have made payment via Western Union or Money Gram.
The total sum of $750,000USD will be deposited into your account as soon as we confirm your details as been a victim of scam. This is to also add value and credit to the Barack Obama’s government.
Please if you have ever made payment via western union or money gram, reply to this email with your: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Ignore all emails asking you to pay certain amount of money to get your compensation for all the money required for the documentation of your funds will be sorted out by the Government out of the Money your been compensated with. We need the information below to confirm that your the rightful owner of the funds and not someone else ………………………………………………………………………
SCANNED COPY OF A VALID IDENTITY CARD:
LIST OF COUNTRIES YOU SENT MONEY TO:
AMOUNT OF MONEY LOST IN THIS PROCESS:
More also after the provision of the above information your details will be forwarded to our head office in other to commence with the transfer of your funds into your Bank Account. For your interest we will need you to open a new bank account in which we could make transfers of your funds because we got complains of people been scared to drop their personal bank account information that’s why we came up with this scheme and for each state and city in the United State of America we have Banks and Credit Union we work with so we going to let you know the Bank to open or the Credit Union
If you have any doubts we can give you phone numbers to call of people who got compensated.
For more information you can call us on (404) 507-2346 of better of email us at email@example.com
Of course, this is pure Scammer Grammar!
Here is the source for this email:
This email originated from: ter.terrygrobelsdauz.com
Associated with the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org [passing through IP address 126.96.36.199 also from the U.S.]
However, the footprint indicates it started from Nigeria – originating IP address 188.8.131.52.
Received this follow up from the scammer:
You Can call on our Beneficiary Bonnie Johnson at 3142856916 to confirm She got compensated there is nothing for you to doubt believe me
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