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The "Mitchel Lenson with Nationwide Building Society" Advance Fee Scam

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The "Mitchel Lenson with Nationwide Building Society" Advance Fee Scam

The fake "Mitchel Lenson with Nationwide Building Society" email below is an advance-fee scam. This scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

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The "Mitchel Lenson with Nationwide Building Society" Scam

From: mitchel lenson <mitchelleenson@gmail.com>

Date: Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 1:44 AM

Subject: Hello

Thanks for taking your time to read this email.

I am Mitchel Lenson. I am citizen of the United Kingdom.

I work as an Independent Non Executive Director with Nationwide Building Society.

I have looked into your profile and your country on LinkedIn and I can see that you may fit into an opportunity that we can discuss.

Please reply and we can find out if you are interested in this opportunity in your country.

I await your prompt response.

Your sincerely,

Mitchel Lenson.

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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2019 at 9:40 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Montevideo, Uruguay

    I whish to stop this spammer.

    Jorge

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    • Posted: Feb 5, 2019 at 9:17 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Montevideo, Uruguay

      I got it too.

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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2019 at 9:39 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Montevideo, Uruguay

    Also I have received this email on uruguay on February 3, 2019
    When I see the raw message, I can detect that comes from an validated account from outlook.

    ========
    Received-SPF: pa** (outlook.com: Sender is authorized to use
    'mitchelal-lenson@outlook.com' in 'mfrom' identity (mechanism
    'include:spf.protection.outlook.com' matched))
    receiver=zcs8-mvd-mta-mx5.montevideo.com.uy; identity=mailfrom;
    envelope-from="mitchelal-lenson@outlook.com";
    helo=EUR01-DB5-obe

    ...

    Received: from CWXP265MB1719.GBRP265.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM

    =========

    So, if it is a valid email account from outlook, then it might be posible to report this mail as SPAM o suspicious FRAUDE or PHISHING.

    I don't known how to to report this mail to outloolk

    Is there somebody here that can do that ?

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    • Posted: Feb 3, 2019 at 10:46 AM by info

      Outlook is a free email provider, so online scammers will continue to use it. They will create new accounts once the current ones are discoverer.

      Therefore, flag the emails as spam and send them to us.

      delete


  • Posted: Jan 23, 2019 at 8:28 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires F.D., Argentina

    I have just received that email.

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  • Posted: Jan 15, 2019 at 4:33 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Prague, Praha, Czechia

    I received very similar email this week.

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    • Posted: Jan 16, 2019 at 9:58 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Managua, Nicaragua

      Me too. I received very similar email this week.

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  • Posted: Dec 11, 2018 at 10:23 AM by an anonymous user from or near: San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, Mexico

    Hello everybody, I answered first email thinking that it was part of a recruitment process of a job proposal, this was what I got from mr. Lenson, very elaborated proposal that can´t be refused, I hope this information can be helpful for you.

    "De: Mitchel Lenson
    Enviado: jueves, 6 de diciembre de 2018 11:14 a. m.
    Para: xxxxxxx@hotmail.com
    Asunto: Re: xxxxxxxx
     
    Dear Sir XXXX,
    Your response is appreciated. The reason I reached out to you is related to an unclaimed fund of $29,650,081.50 USD at my Financial Institution which has been there for several years unattended.

    In October 2008, late Mr. Theodore (my surname), an expatriate contractor with Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. came to our Bank for business discussions and opened an investment account. As the officer in charge of his transaction at the point of investment, I encouraged him to consider a few investment packages with a considerable rate of returns on investment. He invested Twenty million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($20,500,000.00 USD) only.

    Based on my advice, we could meticulously have an investment growth on the initial deposit with profit and interest to over 29.5 million U.S Dollars within a couple of years. Unfortunately, it was gathered that our client along with his wife and dependent children died in an auto-crash at France while on sabbatical in the summer of 2012. May their souls rest in peace.

    He died without filing a WILL detailing the disposition of his investment (Money held at my Financial Institution) and several efforts were made to locate his
    extended family through his Embassy which proved abortive. We also developed a handful of supposed effective methods to locate possible relatives as the investor died without a valid WILL including the use of websites, cross-checking public data, staging a couple of awareness events at state fairs and even shopping malls, but still to no avail and they were all terminated. Due to the sensitive nature of private banking, most clients do not nominate next of kin in their investment; usually in some cases leave their WILLS in our care. In this case, our now deceased client died IN-TESTATE.

    It is obvious that the investor died with no identifiable family member. Owing to practice, the Private Banking sector will by the end of December 2018 broadcast a request for a statement of claim to NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY, failing to receive viable claims they will probably revert the deposit to the management of NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY.

    This will result in the money entering the Nationwide Accounting System and the portfolio will be out of my hands and out of the private banking division. My concern here is per the laws of my country at the expiration of Ten (10) years; the funds will revert to the ownership of the British Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.

    I’m prepared to furnish you the necessary details as the closest surviving relation of our deceased client since both of you coincidentally or I would say as Fate would have it bear the same surname. I am also proposing that after a successful transfer of the Inheritance monies to your Account, the funds will be shared in the ratio 40/60. You will get 40% and I will be entitled to 60% as the initiator of the transaction.

    We could review the sharing ratio as deem fit, so long it is reasonable and aligned to the mutual benefit. The background work for this endeavor has been laid and the foundation is solid before contacting you. Although the project is capital intensive, we shall pull it through following proper Banking and Legal channels with assistance at your end.

    I will firm up the preparation of the needed preliminary paperwork with the assistance of an Attorney in ensuring a hitch-free transfer of the Inheritance money from London to your Country. Opportunities of this nature do not always come knocking in a lifetime. This might be an avenue to invest in diverse areas. Ponder over my proposal and let me know your thoughts. If you find no interest in my proposal though, please discard the e-mail.

    If you give me a positive response, you can be assured that I would initiate the process to a successful transfer of these funds and we both have our benefits to utilize on whatever suits us without any cause to worry. Anticipating a reply from you as soon as possible.

    Mitchel."

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  • Posted: Nov 29, 2018 at 7:12 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Distrito de Lima, Lima region, Peru

    Hi all, I received this email today:

    "Mitchel Lenson
    5:24 AM (2 hours ago)
    to me

    Thanks for taking your time to read this email. I am Mitchel Lenson, a citizen of the United Kingdom and non-Executive Director at Nationwide Building Society.

    I have carefully looked into your profile and Country on linkedIn, and I can see you fit into an opportunity we can discuss. Kindly reply let's see if you can handle this in your Country as I humbly await your swift response.

    Thank you

    Mitchel"

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  • Posted: Nov 28, 2018 at 6:31 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile

    Hi! Today I received this:

    "Mitchel Lenson
    5:23 (hace 4 horas)
    para mí

    Traducir mensaje
    Desactivar para: inglés

    Hello,

    I’m Mr Mitchel Lenson, citizen of the United Kingdom. A Non Executive Director Nationwide building society PLC UK. I have carefully looked into your profile and country in LinkedIn and I can see you're fitted into an opportunity we can discuss.

    Kindly reply if interested and can handle this in your country. I humbly await your swift response.

    Thanks

    Mighty Regards

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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2018 at 1:48 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Brno, South Moravian, Czechia

    Hi, received very same email received from this address: mitch.lenns@gmail.com

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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2018 at 9:28 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Lima, Peru

    This is a fake email that I received today from mitcheleson@outlook.com

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