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USA.com Email Service Scam Alert

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Scam Warning! Recently, USA.com has seen fraudulent scams using email addresses @USA.com, where a party acts as the US Immigration Service or other government agencies, and requests funds via Western Union or other money transfer services. USA.com has requested that Mail.com terminate several such email addresses at USA.com and USA.com has reported the scam to the authorities. If you see such a scam please notify USA.com and or Mail.com. Also, USA.com suggest that you reach out to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), which is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center to further report this fraudulent activity.

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A Sample of a @USA Email Scam Used by Scammers

From: Mr Rice Attlesey <Mr.riceattlesey@usa.com>

Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 8:56:24 PM GMT+7

Subject: Acknowledge Of Email.

Dear,

I hereby acknowledge the receipt of your mail, i got your text but i couldn't reply back maybe due to the long distance and out of the country. At this point we can only email each other and yes you can claim your money while you are aboard.

The United States Government Grants And Private Grant Foundations Give Away Billions In Free Money Every Year To Millions Of Us Citizens Just Like You. These Are Free Cash Grants That All US Taxpaying Citizens Are Entitled To And Should Take Advantage Of. This Free Money Can Be Used For Almost Anything You Can Imagine.

In Fact Right Now People Are Being Approved For Large Sums Of Money To Start A Business, Pay For Their Education, Medical Bills, And Even To Buy A House. This Is An Empowerment Program Set Up By The Federal Government To Help The American Communities And Other Countries Around The World. Your Name Was Picked Randomly As One Of The Winners Of The Week.

The Money Giving By The Federal Government It's Not A Loan; It's Free Money Giving By The American Government To Help The American Communities. You Are One Of The Lucky Winners Who Won From This Empowerment Program,You Won $100.000.00 As The Star Prize Of The Week.

Sincerely

Mr Rice Attlesey

734) 800 8589

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  • Apr 6, 2019 at 2:49 PM by info

    Received this scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Capt. Patrick Williams <captain@usa.com>
    Date: Sat, Apr 6, 2019 at 3:16 PM
    Subject: Dear Friend

    Dear Friend,

    I saw your email from searching engine and I decided to contact you urgent for this great opportunity between me and you, permit me to introduce myself to you, I am a captain with the United Nations troop Kabul Afghanistan, on war against terrorism. Based on the United States legislative and executive decision for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan come next year, I have been deployed to come and work in your state on military base soonest. Our mission is to help beef up terrorist targeted states, mostly on the war against terrorism and I will need a house for myself & that is why I contacted you.

    On the other hand I want to inform you that I have in my possession the sum of US$45.5Million Which I got from crude oil deal here in Afghanistan. I deposited this money with a Red Cross agent informing him that we are making contact for the real owner of the money. And It is under my power to approve whoever that comes forth for this consignment. I want to invest the money in your state as soon as I am deployed into your state for a good business, anyway you will advice me on that since I am not a business person. so I need someone I could trust. If you accepted I will be smuggle to transfer the money to your state where you will be the beneficiary. I am a uniformed person and I cannot be parading such an amount, so I need to present someone to stand as the recipient. I am an American and an intelligence officer and for that so I have a 100% authentic means of transferring the money through diplomatic courier service. I just need your acceptance and all is done.

    Please if you are interested in this transaction I will give to you the complete details that you need for us to carry out this transaction successfully, I decided to find someone that is for real and not imaginary and that is why I went to a secured web site, where I can be sure that the person is real. I believe I can trust you. Where we are now we can only communicate through our military communication facilities which is secured so nobody can monitor our emails, then I can explain in details to you will only reach you through email, because our calls might be monitored but have to be sure whom I am dealing with.
    If you are interested please get back to me. I am out of our military network am writing from a fresh email account so if you are not interested do not reply to this email and please delete this message, if not response after 3days I will then search for someone else.

    I wait for your contact details so we can go on. I will give you 40% of the sum and 60% is for me. I hope I am been fair on this deal.

    Get back to me with your full information:

    YOUR FULL NAME:
    YOUR FULL ADDRESS:
    YOUR DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER:

    Best regards,

    Capt. Patrick Williams
    USA ARMY
    Email: capt.patrickwilliams74@gmail.com

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  • Mar 18, 2019 at 12:44 PM by info

    Here is a fake email received:

    "From: Dr. Miss. Andrea Gacki <andrea-ofac@usa.com>
    Sent: Friday, March 15, 2019 1:12 AM
    Subject: RESPONSE REQUIRED_@_OFAC.

    U.S DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
    Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
    Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
    Hours: Open today : 8AM–6PM

    Hello Dear

    This confidential information is brought to you by the (OFAC) Director. Ms. Andrea M. Gacki. Recently, an International Conference Meeting was held between the U.S DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY (USDT) Executives, and the WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION (WCO) whose primary objective is to Enhance Efficient and Effective Funding on arbitrary individuals and companies, thereby assisting them to be able to contribute successfully to their National Development Goals, particularly Revenue Collection, Tax Payment and Community Protection. During the meeting, they AGREED AND DECLARED that the 2017-2018 wealth's seized and confiscated from the crack down on Corruptions, will be shared as compensation to few lucky random selected persons and companies, with clean crime records & pays tax. But focusing, primarily on victims of internet scams, bankruptcy & fraud.

    In the past years, lots of money, precious stones such as gold & diamond, luxury properties and expensive assets worth over Three Billion USD have been seized, obtained and kept in the (USDT) through various forms of Anti-Corruption military work, worldwide. Therefore, we're delighted to inform you of been among the lucky ones selected to receive the compensation equal shared price of Four Million United States Dollars ( US$4,000,000.00 ) CASH with Natural Gold nugget huge at 15.48 troy ounces (481.5 Grams), and a size of 3.55" (8.8 cm) long x 2" (5 cm) wide x 0.5" (15 mm) thick. This have been awarded to you and (19) individuals/companies from different parts of the World. Your Enhanced compensation sum of Four Million USD with your Natural Gold nugget has been verified clean and shall be processed for delivery to your secured resident anywhere in the world, immediately you reply back to this information.

    For your notice; the management held another meeting yesterday in regard to your means of remittance and your time availability to receive the funds & treasure. This is to let you know that your approved compensation would be coming to you in a locked Security Suitcase Consignment Box and the secret Pin Code of the box shall be provided to you from this office, when the box is delivered to you in person. It was also declared that your compensation funds and gold shall be delivered at your home through Air Operations for United Parcel Service (UPS) the world's largest package delivery company. Meanwhile, before I was assigned to handle and monitor this transaction, your Gold and Four Million USD has been arranged, sealed and locked in the Security Suitcase box which is now prepared for delivery to you via the United Parcel Service (UPS).

    Ensure to listen and read this letter carefully so that we can arrange and submit your paper works and files holding your funds/treasure release. All we need now is your personal information and details; to examine if it corresponds with what we have in our online database. It will also help the courier company delivering your box to locate you and the data will also be used to register your consignment box with the (UPS) delivery company;

    BENEFICIARY FULL NAMES:
    HOME ADDRESS:
    DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:
    OCCUPATION:
    AGE:
    ATTACH A GOVERNMENT ID CARD:

    After providing the data required from you, expect to hear directly from this office within few hours by then we must have processed your information and prepared your consignment box for delivery, avoiding delays. With all due respect, we assume you understand the explanatory instructions and directions on how to claim and collect your Natural Gold and (US$4M) which have been legally awarded to you by the U.S Department of Treasury Executives Agency in support of the World Customs Organization (WCO) directorates.

    So there are NO risk involve, and this transaction is executed & done on a legitimate procedure/platform that protect you from any breach of law. We're expecting to get a swift and positive response from you to enable us speed up your suitcase consignment delivery, so the box can reach you within a short period of time.

    Yours Sincerely;
    Director. Miss. Andrea M. Gacki,
    OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSET CONTROL (OFAC).
    HEADQUARTERS: TREASURY BUILDING 1500 PENNSYLVANIA
    AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC UNITED STATES.
    www.treasury.gov"

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  • Feb 28, 2019 at 8:25 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Mr.Eric Johnson <elk1@celery.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 11:29 AM
    Subject: Your Compensation Fund

    Attn:Beneficiary,

    This is to inform you that we have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Africa with the help of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and FBI.

    We have been able to track down some scam artist in various parts of African countries which includes (Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Ghana ,Togo and Senegal with cote d'ivoire and some other Countries ) and they are all in Police custody in Nigeria now, they will appear at International Criminal Court (ICC) soon for Justice.

    During the course of investigation, we are able to recovered some funds from these scam artists and IMF organization have ordered the funds recovered to be shared among the 36 Lucky people listed around the World as a compensation. This notice is been directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard-disk while the investigation, maybe you have been scammed. You are therefore being compensated with sum of ($2.8M) US Dollars.

    Since your email address is among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation funds, we have arranged your payment to be paid to you through ATM MASTER CARD and deliver to your postal address with the Pin Number as to enable you withdrawal maximum of Us$10,000.00 everyday from any Bank ATM Machine of your choice,until all the funds are exhausted.

    The ATM MASTER Card with Security Pin Number shall be delivered to you via courier Service, depending your choice.

    In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge Mr.Edwin Ruben ( info2@usa.com ) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:

    CONTACT AGENT NAME: Mr.Edwin Ruben
    Phone Number: 2348183504719
    Email : info2@usa.com

    You will be required to e-mail him with the following information:

    FULL NAME:
    ADDRESS:
    CITY:
    STATE:
    ZIP CODE:
    DIRECT CONTACT NUMBER:
    OCCUPATION:
    COPY OF YOUR ID

    We advice you to stop all the communications with everyone regarding your payment as we have short listed to deliver to you and now urge you to comply and receive your ATM MASTER Card with loaded funds of Us$2.8M.

    Thanks for your understanding as you follow our instructions while I wait to hear from you today.

    Yours in Service
    Mr.Eric Johnson.

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