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