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The "U.S. Department of Homeland Security" Advance Fee Scam Created by Scammers

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The "U.S. Department of Homeland Security" Advance Fee Scam Created by Scammers

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The fake "U.S. Department of Homeland Security" email below is an advance-fee scam being sent by online criminals. 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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From: Mr Williams Samson <diplomaagent1@gmail.com>

Sent: Monday, March 4, 2019 3:49 AM

Subject: The new secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland security

I’m Hon. Mr Williams Samson, The new secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland security appointed by President Donald Trump. Office Address: 3801 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, United States, Thanks for your quick responds however I wrote you an email over an abandoned shipment left by a diplomat from Africa who was supposed to delivered to packages to you but failed to provide all necessary clearances needed by the US Customs, the chief officer in charge stopped him from complete the delivery to your address.

From the scanned recently, it revealed a US$25,500,000.00 (Twenty Five Million five hundred thousand United State Dollar) of money in Metal Trunk Box weighing approximately 480 pounds, I wrote to know if you are still have interest to get this package or should it go to the Govt Treasury Department as unclaimed property. If you still have the interest to get this Package delivery to you before it go to the Govt Treasury Department as unclaimed property you must therefore get ready to obtain the necessary clearances from the origin of the Country were this Package came from and with that I personal will help you SECURED out this Package from the abandoned Department were it is now and deliver it to your address.

But the Most important thing is to obtain the necessary clearances needed by the US Customs to proof that this Box is legal belong to you as the Custom law demanded. From what i saw on the custom paper list the Diplomatic agent Africa were Charge to pay a bill of $254 to get necessary clearances as custom law and rule demanded before they will issue him the delivery order certificate or he provided this to them from the origin of the Box, In this Case Now I will advise you to choose the option of providing the necessary clearances from the COUNTRY origin of the BOX which will not cost you more than $150 to get the necessary clearances Obtain from the custom department in Africa through the help of Mrs. Lucy Tamlyn who is representing the Citizen of AMERICA in Benin Republic under the diplomatic Mission as US AMBASSADOR to the Country Benin Republic just like he did in the case of Mr. Gary Debekky Few Months Ago.

Therefore, if i must help you to get this Package out from the abandoned office were it is now you have to provide the necessary clearances to the MY Department is either obtain it from {AFRICA} with the cost of $150 or pay the bill of $254 here to issue the delivery order document on this Box. Remember; If you choose to pay the $150 it will come from Benin Republic CUSTOM office through the help of Mrs. Lucy Tamlyn who stand as US AMBASSADOR to the Country Benin Republic there in {Africa} were this Box came from. Now it left for you to let me know were you want to get this necessary clearances from, if to be obtain from Africa you must then send the $150 across to Mrs. Lucy Tamlyn personal Cashier Name through Money Gram just like Mr. Gary Debekky did when he had same problem as you are now.

Here is the receiver information of Mrs. Lucy Tamlyn personal Cashier Name.

Receiver name ...PETE NONSO

Country... Benin Republic

City ...Cotonou

Question.. When

Answer.. Now

Amount $150

I will be waiting for your responds once you get this Email (officeinfo1996@gmail.com) and be advise to offset the payment to enable me bring out this Box from the abandoned office and be rest assure that once you get this payment send to Name Mrs. Lucy Tamlyn personal Cashier he will obtain the necessary clearances and forward it to me, if you choose to pay it here to our cashier Name Marjorie Jenkins it will get to us and the delivery order will be issue immediately for me to complete the delivery of this Box to your address.

Regard.

Hon. Mr Williams Samson,

The new secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland security

Appointed by President Donald Trump. Office Address: 3801

Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, United States

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  • June 13, 2019 at 11:23 AM by info

    "From: "uscis-office@presidency.com" <uscis-office@presidency.com>

    Sent: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 at 3:52 am

    Subject: USCIS

    Department of Homeland Security,

    U.S Citizenship and

    Immigration Services(USCIS),

    Application Support Center(A‪SC),‬

    ‪2675 Prosperity Avenue‬, Fairfax,

    VA 22031, United States.

    *Phone: ‪‪ 1 (315) 690-4304‬‬

    *Hearing/Speech Disabilities: TTY ‪‪(800) 767-1833‬‬

    ATTN:

    This is in reference to inquiries from you and your Employer regarding the issuance of Employment Authorization Document or Residence Permit, Work Permit, Visa, Foreign Affairs Certificate and National Insurance to enable you live and work legally here. We would like to bring to your notice that we are in receipt of the Hard Copies of your Agreement Contract as forwarded to us by your Employer, the Michelangelo New York Hotel.

    As our being in contact with your Employer, we just received a notification from our Account Officers now that your Employer contacted them not quite long, that they will be responsible for the payment for your Visa, Foreign Affairs and Flight Ticket, while you are to bear the charges of your Residence Work Permit. In accordance with the Law of the United States, it is the duty of any Foreign Contractor/Agent/Employee to pay responsibly for the procurement and acquisition of Residence Work Permit.

    According to the Law which is holding the US Department of Homeland Security and Diplomatic Services, the Employer will take the responsibility of obtaining Flight ticket, Visa and Foreign Affairs for the Employee, while the Employee will cater for his/her Residence Work Permit.

    Attached here are the official Visa and Work Permit Application Forms. You are required to print out the Forms, fill in correctly the required information in the spaces provided after which you are required to send back the scanned copy of the completed Forms to us via e-mail attachment.

    As soon as you have completed the Application Forms, you are then required to scan and send back to us the following as listed below;

    * Scanned copy of the completely filled Residence Work Permit Application Form.

    * Scanned copy of the Visa Application Form

    * Scanned copy of your International Passport

    * Scanned copy of two(2) recent passport sized photographs

    * Your designated address, to be correctly and clearly written in the e-mail body, where your traveling documentations would be sent to.

    The following is a breakdown of the total cost of applying for an Employment Authorization Document or Residence Work Permit with Application Assistance:

    • Application Assistance Fee: 180.00USD

    • USCIS Fee: 410.00USD (Exceptions available for some application reasons; i.e, Disability Waiver)

    • Biometrics Fee: 85.50USD (Exceptions available for some application reasons)

    • Total Fee: 675.50USD

    We now have strict penalties for any Applicant found to be involved in any fraudulent means to obtain Employment Authorization Document. It is a criminal offense and anyone found wanting will be made to face the full wrath of the law and will also be banned from entering the United States for a minimum of Ten (10) Years.

    Upon the receipt of the above mentioned requirements, we shall take the necessary steps to process all your required Immigration Documents. Upon successful approval of your Immigration Documents by the Department of State (DOS), Office of Authentications in Washington DC, the Hard Copies of your Contract Agreement, Appointment Letter and Traveling/Immigration Documents shall be couriered to you and the United States Embassy in your home country or current country of residence. You are also advised to proceed to the United States Embassy with your sealed processed documents as soon as you receive them.

    NOTE: Your documents would be processed here in the United States on your behalf by our Office. The processing of your Traveling Documents will only take us five to eight working days to be done and ready for use, during which all formal documentation processes and approval will be carried out.

    All you are advised to do now is to get back to us with your filled Application Forms alongside with other supportive documents. We shall instruct you on how to proceed with the filing of your USCIS, Biometrics and Application Assistance Services fees for EAD/Residence Work Permit Document as soon as we receive your filled Application Forms. You are to direct all enquiries regarding the filling of your Forms to our Office as your Processing Officer would be glad to assist you.

    Thank you for your co-operation and we await your email and the necessary requirements, so as for further actions to be taken.

    Kindest Regards,

    Angeles Palacios, Alisa Dillard, Michael Barry and Lalaine Cabral

    USCIS Processing Officers, Deputy Field Office Director and Account Officer in charge.

    Fairfax Office, Department of Homeland Security, United States.

    Disclaimer: The information available on this mail is intended only for the recipient, and many details which are relevant to particular circumstances may have been omitted. It is a complete statement of immigration and nationality law or policy. When deciding applications, caseworkers in the office of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will follow the relevant casework guidance instructions and the immigration rules and nationality law. Any inquiries, complaints and the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent by e-mail: ‪‪uscis-office@presidency.com‬‬ United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office © 2019 - All rights reserved."

    Another scam.

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  • March 18, 2019 at 1:09 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------

    From: HON GARY LINDEN <mr.garywilliam@yahoo.com>

    Date: Mon, Mar 18, 2019, 9:43 AM

    Subject: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

    BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS

    WASHINGTON , DC 20520

    GREETING FROM USA EMBASSY,

    ATTENTION:

    THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR PACKAGE HAS BEEN IN OUR CUSTODY WAITING FOR YOUR COMPLY BEFORE THE DELIVERY WILL BE EFFECTED TO YOUR DELIVERY ADDRESS. WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU TO CONTACT US REGARDING YOUR PACKAGE THAT DHL EXPRESS COMPANY SUPPOSE TO DELIVER TO YOUR ADDRESS WHICH WAS PUT ON HOLD BY US DEPARTMENT OF STATE BUREAU, REQUESTING FOR CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE WHICH WILL BE OBTAINED FROM THE ORIGINATION COUNTRY OF THE PACKAGE BEFORE IT WILL BE RELEASED/SUBSEQUENT DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS.

    AFTER THE MEETING HELD BY OUR BOARD OF DIRECTOR WHICH WAS CONCLUDED THAT DELIVERY OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOUR ADDRESS MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 48 HOURS UPON YOUR COMPLY TO OUR REQUIREMENT WHICH IS BY SENDING THE SUM OF $50.00 TO ENABLE US OBTAIN THE NEEDED CERTIFICATE AND EFFECT THE DELIVERY OF YOUR PACKAGE IMMEDIATELY.

    NOTE THAT YOUR PACKAGE HAS BEEN ARRIVED IN US EMBASSY AND WAITING TO RECEIVE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE BEFORE THE DATE PASS IS GIVEN, YOU ARE ADVICED TO RECONFIRM THE BELOW INFORMATION UPON CONTACTING US TO AVOID DELIVERY TO WRONG PERSON.

    FULL NAME

    ADDRESS

    PHONE

    ONCE YOU NOTIFY US WITH THE ABOVE INFORMATION WE WILL RELEASE/DELIVER YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOU.

    YOU CAN CONTACT US ON THE CONTACT NAME AND E-MAIL ADDRESS BELOW,

    CONTACT PERSON, MR FRANK NICHOLAS

    PHONE/FAX 1 ( 815 491 6280 )

    EMAIL: ( u.s.departmentofstate@contractor.net )

    NOTE THAT YOU ARE EXPECTED TO PAY ONLY $50.00 FOR CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE AND YOU ARE TO PAY IT TO BENIN REPUBLIC AS THE ORIGINATION COUNTRY OF THE CONSIGNMENT BOX IN FAVOUR OF MR. IKE ANA AS OUR ACCOUNTANT OFFICER IN BENIN REPUBLIC.

    SEND THE $50.00 THROUGH WESTERN UNION OR MONEY GRAM ONCE YOU RECEIVE THIS MAIL WITH THE INFORMATION BELOW FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/DELIVERY OF YOUR PACKAGE.

    RECEIVERS NAME REX STEVE

    CITY COTONOU

    COUNTRY BENIN

    CODE 229

    TEST QUESTION IN GOD

    TEST ANSWER WE TRUST

    AMOUNT $50.00

    ONCE YOU SEND THE MONEY, TRY TO NOTIFY US THROUGH E-MAIL WITH THE MTCN FOR EASY PICK UP BY OUR ACCOUNTANT IN BENIN REPUBLIC AND FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON RELEASE/DELIVERY OF YOUR PACKAGE.

    TREAT THIS AS MATTER OF URGENCY .

    NOTE THAT ANY UNCLIAMED CONSIGNMENT WILL BE RETURNED TO DHL EXPRESS COMPANY AFTER ONE WEEK. SO YOU ARE URGENTLY ADVISED TO COMPLY WITH OUR DEMANDS SO THAT WE CAN RELEASE YOUR CONSIGNMENT.

    HON GARY LINDEN.

    PUBLIC RELATION OFFICER UNITED STATE EMBASSY.

    FROM UNITED STATE EMBASSY.

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  • March 18, 2019 at 12:47 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Joan Clos (UN) <test@godinsec.net>

    Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2019 6:40 AM

    Subject: Re: YOUR COMPENSATION PAYMENT !

    Hello and Congratulations!!!

    This is to acquaint you on the outcome of our 1 day meeting held between the U.S Department of Homeland security Washington DC, U.N International Financial Investigation Unit and the Association of Better Business Bureau to compensate all scam victims. Upon due verification, we have jointly approved the sum US$1.5m (One million, Five hundred thousand United States Dollars) for every confirmed victim. Your E-mail address was selected through a just concluded random computer ballot system, and you were among the few selected beneficiary to be compensated at the ongoing 2019 compensation program.

    Furthermore, adequate arrangement has been put in place for your approved payment to be remitted to you via issuance of a Platinum Visa Debit Card that can be accessible at any inter-switch cash machine anywhere in the world.

    Finally; for the purpose of proper verification of your claims, it is imperative that you furnish us with the following of your details necessary to process release/remittance of your payment:

    Your Full Name(s):

    Your Direct Telephone Number:

    Contact Address( For Your Visa Card Delivery)

    Age:

    Profession:

    Photocopy of any I.D you may have:

    You are expected to forward the above information to the Authorized Payment Center in South Africa below:

    Paying Bank: FIRST NATIONAL BANK, GP

    Contact Person: GEORGE LAFFOR

    E-mail: v58mnuxr9i40woj@jetable.org

    Phone: 27-63-988-3018

    You are advised to contact the above bank immediately with your information to enable your fund processed and released to you within the stipulated time frame.

    Cordially,

    Joan Clos.

    Executive Director, United Nations Human Settlements Programme

    1 (636)-345-5001."

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