The "United Bank For Africa International Monetary Funds Payout" Scam

The "United Bank For Africa International Monetary Funds Payout" Scam

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The fake "United Bank For Africa International Monetary Funds Payout" 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 "United Bank For Africa International Monetary Funds Payout" Scam

Fra: UBAGroup <uba@fund.com>

Sendt: 2. marts 2019 00:33

Til: Recipients





PHONE:+234 815 730 5238

FAX: 234 674 478 8273

On behalf of the board and management of International Monetary Funds (IMF). In conjunction with of African Union (A.U) has directed us to pay you one Million five hundred thousand united state dollars ($1.500, 000.00) in Cash through means of diplomatic courier service hand delivery.

We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Africa with the help of of African Union (AU), 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 and Senegal with cote d'ivoire ) and they are all in Government custody now, they will appear at International Criminal Court (ICC) soon for Justice.

Note: You have to stop communicating with the impostors right now and you have to stop sending money to them and stop responding to their emails, we are acting according to the Directive from UN, FBI, HLS, so any email you send to them will be monitored.

Take note: Three thousand united state dollars (usd$3,000) have been Mapped out for all expenses in taxes and other documents that matters.

Kindly forward your home address and direct phone number to this email: uzobankinguba@yahoo.com

Uzo John

Director cash processing unit

united bank for Africa. (U.B.A).

PHONE: +234 815 730 5238

FAX: 234 674 478 8273

Email :uzobankinguba@yahoo.com

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  • Mar 18, 2019 at 5:26 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Date: 03/16/2019 5:36 pm
    From: MR OSCAR EMEKA <caprileite@terra.com.br>
    To: jamesanth1122@gmail.com
    Reply-To: emekaikee21@gmail.com

    PHONE 234 8149536276


    I must say that i have an enormous respect for you, considering the
    manner in which i have made contact with you.

    I sincerely apologize for sending this sensitive information via email
    instead of a certified mail, phone call or face-to-face conversation, it
    is due to the urgency and importance of the security information

    I'm Mr. Oscar Emeka, Director Cash Processing Unit (CPU), United Bank
    for Africa, International Monetary Fund (IMF) in conjunction with
    Organization of African Unity (OAU) has instructed us to pay you FIVE
    in Cash through means of diplomatic courier service hand delivery. Take
    Note: Three thousand united states dollars (USD $ 3,000) has been mapped
    out for all expenses, therefore kindly forward your home address and
    Direct phone number, to this email: EMEKAIKEE21@GMAIL.COM

    For more details please call phone number 234 8149536276




  • Mar 18, 2019 at 12:47 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: United Bank for Africa <1111805@honey.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: March 15, 2019 at 4:15:50 PM MST
    Subject: Attn: Fund Beneficiary.
    Reply-To: United Bank for Africa <ubapaymentbank@yahoo.com>

    United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
    Foreign Operations Department,
    Office Address: Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Maryland, Ikeja Lagos Nigeria.,
    Lagos, Nigeria.

    Our Ref: Payment Approval File No: FGN/NNPC/IMF/BATCH#9271000 Reference Code: 20199

    Attn: Fund Beneficiary.

    This is to inform you that we received an immediate Payment Order from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executives, to release your outstanding payment sum of $9,500,000,00 USD within the next three (10) working days to you.

    We have been mandated to settle every outstanding foreign debts, owned by the Federal government of Nigeria, on Contract payment, Inheritance payment and other external debts, including lotteries and compensation payments, which you are listed as a beneficiary in the payment schedule for this batch. This payment mandate came directly from The World Bank Headquarters, In Washington, D.C,United States of America. Your name is on the payment list, based on established International debts report and financial statistics database, verified by the Debt Management Office (DMO) of Nigeria confirming the authenticity of your debt origination from Nigeria (West Africa). The money was approved to you and a payment approval certificate was also issued in your name, which makes you the legitimate beneficiary of the fund.

    We have been authorized to release the funds to you with immediate effect, So we urge you to reconfirm your claim information for verification to enable us process your payment immediately.

    1. Your Full Names
    2. Your Resident Address
    3. Your Cell/Phone Numbers
    4. Your country:
    5. Your city:

    Contact me though this e-mail: [ ubapaymentbank@yahoo.com ] to enable us release the funds to you as instructed. Expecting your immediate response.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Mr. Victor Osadolor,
    The International Remittance Officer,
    United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
    Lagos, Nigeria."


  • Mar 12, 2019 at 1:00 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: United Bank for Africa <alert001@fine.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: March 11, 2019 at 3:18:49 AM MST
    Subject: Personal Information for fund Transfer Request!
    Reply-To: United Bank for Africa <uba.alert001@gmail.com>

    From United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
    Address of Corporate Headquarters
    Carrefour des trois Banques Avenue
    Pape Jean Paul II, Lagos, Nigeria
    Tel; 2348137058988

    Attention Beneficiary,

    Records show that you are among one of the individuals and organizations who are yet to receive their overdue payment from overseas which includes those of Lottery/Contract and Inheritance Payment From 2010 years ago till 2018 Records. Through our Fraud Monitory Unit we have also noticed that over the past 6 good Years,You have been transacting with some impostors and fraudsters In Cotonou-Benin Republic,Ghana,Spain,London UK and even Togo who have been impersonating likes of Courier Companies,Western Union & Bankers, none officials of United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA),And some impostors claiming to be The Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Cyber Crime Division of the FBI gathered information from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (ICCC) formerly known as the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (EFCC) of how some people have lost outrageous sums of money to these impostors/Fraudsters. As a result of this we hereby advise you to stop communication Completely with any one not referred to you by us United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA).

    We have negotiated with the Federal Ministry of Finance that your payment total US$6,900,000.00 has been released to you via a custom pin based ATM-card with a maximum withdrawal limit of $20,000 a day which is powered by Visa Card and can be used anywhere in the world where you see a Visa Card Logo on the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM).

    We have advised that this should be the only way at which you are to receive your payment because it’s more guaranteed than any other means and what a joy that I will deliver the ATM-Card directly to you with the PIN Access Codes and The good News is that You will makes use of the ATM-Card in my Presence by using the ATM-Card to Withdraw to Confirm it Life, Please Be Noted that over $5 billion was lost on fake cheque For past years. We give you 100% Guarantee over this Card, because we have perfected everything in regards to the release of your US$6,900,000.00 United States Dollars to be 100% risk free and free from any hitches as it’s our duty to protect you and Your Property.

    This is as a result of the mandate from US Government to make sure all debts owned to people which includes Inheritance, Contract, Gambling/Lottery etc are been cleared for the betterment of the current economic status of the nation And its citizens as he has always believed “Our Time for Change has come” because “Change can happen To redeem your fund you are hereby advised to Be In Contact with United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) via email & Phone always for their requirement to proceed and procure your Affidavit of Payment Warrant and Endorsement of your ATM Release Order on your behalf.

    Please Reply with this details Below:

    Your full Name:
    Your Country:
    Your Address:
    Home/Cell Phone:

    Please This Details above will help us to Secure and know that You are right Beneficiary to receive this Card, It is very necessary and You Finish us all this Info's on receipt of this message. Email: ( dmaf01@citromail.hu ) Executive Director: Dr.Meka Ayo Frank.

    We Promise to Serve you better, Thanks and My Regards to your Family.

    Dr.Meka Ayo Frank
    Executive Director
    Federal Republic of Nigeria
    Call; 2348137058988"


  • Mar 6, 2019 at 7:35 PM by info

    Received this scam:

    "From: MR JOHNSON WILLIAMS <heikki.seppala@elisanet.fi>
    Date: 6 March 2019 at 9:57:41 pm AWST
    To: undisclosed-recipients:;
    Subject: RE: $10.5Million, ATM Master Card Payment
    Reply-To: johnsonwilliams1789@gmail.com

    ...program into a ATM VISA CARD in case you do not want Bank to Bank Wire
    Transfer {KTT}.

    positive response. Get back to me immediately you receive this mail for inward transaction. Waiting for your Urgent respond to my email:johnsonwilliams1789@gmail.com or call 234-7059958315

    Yours Faithfully,

    Director ATM Department
    MY Email:johnsonwilliams1789@gmail.com"


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