Phishing Scam - "Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) U.S (Anti-Fraud Unit)"
Jun 22, 2015
The email message below: "Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) U.S (Anti-Fraud Unit)," is fraudulent and you should not respond to it with your personal information. The email message is a fake and was sent by scammers. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and sending money.
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Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
The Fake Email Message
Subject: IC3 U.S (Anti-Fraud Unit).
From: Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
we fight against fraud, funds delay and impersonation.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) which is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) herein bring to your notice that after the meeting held with some Top Officials of about 76 countries worldwide, it has been pronounced as agreed by Most Higher Authorities of different countries who partake in the World Cyber Crime Campaign that the IC3 should be granted right and privilege to designate a particular strategy that may be used to eradicate the danger related to the usage of the internet world Wide.
Having put into consideration the best strategy to impose for the achievement of this great project, we have decided to have every individual who are privileged to participate in this event gain direct access to our World Data Base and Cyber Monitoring Site, through which they can identify which transaction or email is real and legitimate before getting themselves involved in any transactions online.
So therefore, we sincerely appeal with you to please find a reason to respond to this email with detailed information as regards to any online transaction that you might have been involved in for the benefit of proper investigation as to enable us be of guidance to furnish you with accurate information upon which transaction you are to engage yourself.
Further Enquiries, please feel free to contact the direct email to the International Information Officer ‘Mr. Mark Kelvin’
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