"Jay Clayton" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The fake "Jay Clayton" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information by impersonating someone else. An advance-fee 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.

Jay Clayton Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The "Jay Clayton" Advance-Fee Scam

From: JAY CLAYTON <sec@leaf.ocn.ne.jp>

Date: Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 12:41 AM


Office of the Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission

U.S. SEC Headquarters 100 F St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

Ref: F/R/SEC/File 4/10012

Contact Number:



The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government. The SEC has a three-part mission: to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation.

To achieve its mandate, the SEC enforces the statutory requirement that public companies and other regulated companies submit quarterly and annual reports, as well as other periodic reports

Report reaching my office now from the United Nation and the IRS states that you have been a victim of scam in the trade market due to impersonation and security hazard thereby losing a huge amount of money which is yet to be estimated and confirmed.

I wish to apologize for this incident and notify you that this office has not been aware of this fraudulent activity up until now. I promise you that this office along side the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will do any and everything in our power to investigate bring this criminal to justice.

The United Nation has set up a compensation grant for victims of this incident noting that you are not the only victim of this scam. The SEC will appreciate it if you can verify the below information to enable us process this grant with the United Nation and also work with our offices in other continent so as to bring this criminals to justice and transfer your compensation grant to you.








Once again I do apologize on behalf of the United States government for this incident, we pledge to work with you to get a more secure business, stock and transaction experience for you. Thank you.

Best Regards,

Jay Clayton

Chairman U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL: Information contained in this e-mail transmission is privileged, confidential and covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. Sections 2510-2521.

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"Jay Clayton" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers