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Fake "Financial Crime Commission Compensation" Emails Being Sent by Scammers

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Fake "Financial Crime Commission Compensation" Emails Being Sent by Scammers

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Online users who have received fake "Financial Crime Commission Compensation" emails like the one below, which claim they will receive thousands or millions of dollars in compensation, should delete the email messages and not follow the instructions in them. This is because the email messages are 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.

A Fake "Financial Crime Commission Compensation" Email

Subject: Your COMPENSATION PAYMENT OF $5 MILLION/ (EFCC) FOREIGN

OPERATIONS DEPT

Date: 03/02/2019 10:00 am

From: <info@impsat.com.co>

To: Recipients <info@impsat.com.co>

Reply-To: <johnronconsultant@aliyun.com>

We wish to inform you of your abandoned fund which has been approved and

is ready for payout.

Please respond to enable the payout department (E.F.C.C) to contact you

with more details.

Mr John Will E-mail: johnronconsultant@aliyun.com

Sincerely,

Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION

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  • July 29, 2019 at 7:21 PM by info

    abdulahii@firstbanknigeria.com appears to be used by the scammers.

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  • June 27, 2019 at 7:13 PM by info

    "From: Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu <info@lee.org>

    Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:09:21 PM

    Subject: Contact Your Processing Agent

    FROM THE DESK OF:Mr. IBRAHIM MAGU

    CHAIRMAN OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL

    CRIME COMMISION (EFCC)

    ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of United

    States Government and the United Nations and some corrupt official administrators Mr Ibrahim Lamorde has been sacked who happen to be the former EFCC chairman.

    This email is being directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Nigeria and with the information gartered from this Scam artist, you notice that you have been scammed of so much

    money and have decided to compensate you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund. You are therefore being compensated with the total sum $ 10.5 Million Dollars. We have also arrested all those who claim that they are barristers,

    bank officials, Inheritance, Lottery Agents who has money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not

    exist.

    Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation of US $ 10.5 Million, we have made arrangement to register an Online Banking With the Glacier Bank USA through our Global Bank, where you will have full access to your Online Banking Account Fund, to transfer

    your fund personally to your Private Bank Account with no complication of things or questioning as the Account will be fully registered in your Name.

    Feel free to contact the processing officer MISS ESTHER EMMANUEL. The online Banking Processing It is made much easier for you to transfer your fund to your private Bank Account personally, to avoid any delay or complication of things. With this Online Banking Transfer

    Processing, you can only transfer the Maximum Amount of US $ 1,000.000 daily installmentally until the total amount of your Compensated deposited fund is transferred and completely paid to you and also if you choose to receive your

    payment VIA ATM CARD its is still accepted so you get back to her with your choice of payment.

    So you are advice to contact, processing officer MISS ESTHER EMMANUEL with your provided information required for verification below so you can proceed in opening of your account with the Glacier Private Bank in USA.

    CONTACT PERSON: MISS ESTHER EMMANUEL

    CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: msemmanuelesther1232@gmail.com

    CELL PHONE: 234 708 587 6229

    Provide the information below to enable the processing of your Online Banking Account with Glacier Private Bank In USA for deposition of your total compensated funds Immediately

    1) YOUR FULL NAME.

    2) YOUR ADDRESS.

    3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

    4) YOUR OCCUPATION?

    5) YOUR IDENTITY/ Passport ID

    6) COUNTRY

    Contact MISS ESTHER EMMANUEL with the information required for verification to enable her start the processing of your Online Banking AccountRegistration.

    We guarantee your safety and wish you the best of luck.

    Note: Our Official email will be provided to you as soon as you contact Mrs Esther Emmanuel

    Best Regards

    Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

    CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME

    COMMISSION

    (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS

    DEPT"

    Here is another scam.

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  • June 25, 2019 at 9:06 AM by info

    "De: ibrahim lamorde <info_128@yahoo.com>

    Enviado: lunes, 24 de junio de 2019 03:46 p. m.

    Asunto: URGENT RESPOND IS NEEDED

    I am Ibrahim Lamorde chairman of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of African states. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Africa With the help of United States Government and the United Nations investigation security FBI. We have been able to track down so many of this scam artist in various parts of African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA CAMEROUN AND SENEGAL,CONGO,ZIMBABWE,UGANDA,TUNISIA,TANZANIA,SOUTH AFRICA,MOROCCO,MALI,EGYPT,BURKINA FASO) and they are all in our custody here in FBI Office in Africa We have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists. The United Nation Anti-crime commission and the United State Government have ordered the money recovered from the Scammers to be shared among 100 Lucky

    people around the globe.

    This email is been directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Africa has your Email Address. You are therefore being compensated with $4.5 Million Dollars. We have also arrested all those who claim that they are barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents who has money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which do not exist.

    Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation of $4.5 Million, we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment center. Feel free to contact the processing officer Mrs CAROL DURU. The swift card has been specially prepared to enable you withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Five Thousand Dollars Only per day.

    So you are advice to contact, processing officer Mrs CAROL DURU with your provided information’s required.

    CONTACT PERSON: Mrs CAROL DURU .

    CONTACT ADDRESS: ccarol.4@yahoo.com

    Provide the information bellow to enable him prepare your ATM Master Credit Card including your Pin to access it.

    1)YOUR FULL NAME.

    2)YOUR RECEIVING ADDRESS.

    3)YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

    4)YOUR PROFESSION.

    5)YOUR ID/AGE.

    Best Regard,

    Ibrahim Lamorde

    CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION

    (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, United Nation Anti-crime commission

    OFFICER INCHARGE MRS CAROL

    CONTACT ADDRESS: ccarol.4@yahoo.com"

    Here is another scam.

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  • June 17, 2019 at 3:48 PM by info

    "From: "IMF"<zo@dance.ocn.ne.jp >

    Date: June 15, 2019 at 11:28:50 AM EDT

    Subject: FRAUD INVESTIGATION

    Reply-To: <pearlltk110@gmail.com>

    IMF HQ1: International Monetary Fund, 700 19th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20431, USA

    IMF HQ2: 1900 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20431, USA

    REPORT ON THE FRUAD AND SCAM INVESTIGATION ON YOUR BEHALF WITH THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)

    Greetings;

    I hope this message gets to you in good health and lightens up your day.

    After the inter agency meeting held today, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the EFFC (Economic and Financial Crime Commission) resolved to the refund of your stolen/ Scammed funds with extra compensation from Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republic as the case may be and we also wish to inform you that the scam/ con artist who scammed you from Africa has been apprehended and charged to court by the help and collaboration of some agencies in Africa in their effort to eradicate cyber crime.

    The scammer and his fellows have been charged to a court in Africa and wishes to refund all stolen funds along with extra compensation from African agencies to console you for your lost , and we promise to help you carry out all due procedures and provide you with all documentation to see that your stolen funds get back to you.

    We apologize for the time taken to identify the scammers, and all the inconvenience. It wasnt easy for us to get all necessary information about the scammers activities and their locations without the help of the EFCC in Africa.

    The scammer as stated earlier was charged in a court in Africa and will refund all stolen funds before serving their jail term as stated by the Supreme Court in Abuja Nigeria.

    Please contact the Attorney in charge of this case in the African region to start the processing and documentation to enable the refund of your fund and compensation. She will also update you with more information on the amount and mode of compensation

    Email ; …………. bar.mamiasa@gmail.com

    Name: …………… Barrister Mami Asamoah

    Office …………… Senior Advocate on Internet Fraud and Cyber Crime.

    Once again sorry for all inconvenience

    Thanks for your cooperation and patience towards this, please get back to us after your contact with the Attorney.

    David Lipton for the IMF."

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  • June 17, 2019 at 2:44 PM by info

    "From: UNITED NATIONS <test@alexshaham.com>

    Date: June 15, 2019 at 12:22:38 PM EDT

    To: Undisclosed recipients:;

    Subject: COMPENSATION APPROVED

    Reply-To: <peterbrooks946@gmail.com>

    UNITED NATIONS FUNDS CLAIM NOTIFICATION

    ATTENTION:

    I WRITE TO INFORM YOU OF A CLAIM IN THE CUSTODY OF OUR OFFICE ADDRESSED IN YOUR NAME WITH REF: WFT/AX/021/2018/3480

    THIS CASH DEPOSIT IS CURRENTLY BEING MANAGED BY OUR PAYING BANK AND HAS YOUR NAME AS THE RIGHTFUL BENEFICIARY TO THE FUNDS WITH A DEPOSIT STATEMENT OF $7.5M UNITED STATE DOLLARS.

    THIS FUNDS WAS AWARDED TO YOU BY THE UNITED NATION/IMF COMPENSATION PROGRAMME FOR 20 LUCKY BENEFICIARIES ALL OVER THE WORLD.

    THIS IS THE FIRST NOTIFICATION TO THIS CLAIM AND IT IS BEEN COMMUNICATED TO YOU FOR RECORD PURPOSE. ON IDENTIFICATION WITH THIS CLAIM, FURTHER INFORMATION TO THE TRANSFER/RELEASE AND COLLECTION OF THE FUNDS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU.

    A NON-REPLY TO THIS LETTER INDICATE AN AUTOMATIC REJECTION OF THE FUNDS CLAIM.

    IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RECEIVING THE FUNDS, YOU ARE TO CONTACT/RESPOND TO ATTORNEY PETER BROOKS, THE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF PROCESSING THE FUNDS CLAIM AS APPROVED .

    Contact information:

    Attorney Peter Brooks.

    Email: (peterbrooks946@gmail.com)

    TRULY YOURS,

    MRS PARISI DEBORAH.

    COORDINATOR OF GRANTS AND COMPENSATION (UNITED NATION/IMF)"

    Here is another scam.

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  • June 17, 2019 at 2:44 PM by info

    "From: "Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu" <oc.gov@info.com>

    Date: June 15, 2019 at 4:12:46 PM EDT

    To: Recipients <oc.gov@info.com>

    Subject: ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC).

    Reply-To: <raymondbenjamin@aliyun.com>

    NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is due to the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider. We (EFCC) urge you to consider it genuinely.

    ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of West African States (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of United States Government and the United Nations and some corrupt official administrators Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde has been sacked who happens to be the former EFCC chairman.

    This email is being directed to you because your email address was found in one of the fraudulent schemes Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Nigeria and with the information garnered from this Scam artist, we notice that you have been scammed of so much money and have decided to compensate you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund. You are therefore being compensated with the total sum of $6,500,000.00 USD. We have also arrested all those who claim that they are precisely practicing barristers, bank officials, Inheritance, Lottery Agents who have money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not exist.

    Since your official name appeared prominently among the successful beneficiaries who will cordially receive an appropriate compensation of $6,500,000.00 USD, we have formalized satisfactory arrangement to properly register an Online Banking through our Global Bank, where you will gain extensive access to your Online Banking Account Fund, to promptly transfer your mutual fund personally to your Private Bank Account with no potential complication of things or questioning as the Account will be fully registered in your Name.

    Feel free to contact the processing officer Mr. Raymond Benjamin. The online Banking Processing is made much easier for you to efficiently transfer your mutual fund to your private Bank Account personally, to cautiously avoid any delay or potential complication of things. With this Online Banking Transfer Processing, you can merely transfer the Maximum Amount of $10,000.00 daily until the aggregate amount of your Compensated/deposited fund is transferred and completely paid to you and also if you choose to receive your payment VIA ATM CARD it is however accepted so you get back to him with your choice of payment.

    So you are advised to contact, processing officer Mr. Raymond Benjamin with your provided information required for verification below.

    CONTACT PERSON: Mr. Raymond Benjamin

    CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: mailraymondbenjamin@gmail.com

    ALTER EMAIL ADDRESS: raymondbenjamin@aliyun.com

    CONTACT NUMBER: 234-802-899-7113

    Properly provide the accurate information below to enable the cognitive processing of your Online Banking Account for civil deposition of your total compensated fund.

    1) YOUR EXACT NAME.

    2) YOUR ADDRESS.

    3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

    4) YOUR OCCUPATION

    5) YOUR official IDENTITY.

    6) COUNTRY

    Contact Mr. Raymond Benjamin with the accurate information required for proper verification to enable him to start the expedited processing of your Online Banking Account Registration.

    We assure your paramount safety and earnestly wish you the best of luck.

    Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

    CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)

    FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT."

    Here is another scam.

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  • June 5, 2019 at 2:28 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "De: First Bank Plc <abdullahi@firstbanknigeria.com>

    Enviado: lunes, 3 de junio de 2019 1:25

    Para: marnueses@hotmail.com

    Asunto: Notification: FBN/01/06/2019

    Compliment of the day,

    I am contacting you based on the payment notification letter we received from the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to release the sum of (US$250,000.00) to you from the loot recovered from Late General Sani Abacha's family. You are among

    the selected list of scam victims that will be compensated.

    Before we proceed, you have to reconfirm the following details to ensure that we are dealing with the real beneficiary.

    Your full names

    Your office or resident address

    Your telephone/fax/mobile number

    Your age, occupation, marital status including a scan copy of your identification to avoid false claim.

    upon confirmation, we will release the approved funds to you.

    Your Sincerely,

    Mr.Abdullahi Ibrahim,

    Executive Director (Public Sector),

    First Bank Nigeria Plc"

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  • May 27, 2019 at 2:14 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "De: Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu <print@testmail.finma.com.tw>

    Enviado: lunes, 27 de mayo de 2019 3:09

    Para: Recipients

    Asunto: Attn: Your Fund Has Been Approved / (EFCC Recovery Fund Unit)

    FROM OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN,

    ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION.

    CHIEF DR. IBRAHIM MUSTAFA MAGU(CHAIRMAN)

    NIGERIA INVESTIGATION BUREAU

    14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI

    LAGOS NIGERIA.

    WEBSITE: www.efcc.com

    Motto: No Body is Above the LAW (THE EAGLE)

    (BE CAREFUL OF THE HOODLUMS / SCAMMERS)

    Attn: Beneficiary,

    I am Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu the chairman of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC), EFCC in alliance with economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria, We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of United States Government and the United Nations.

    We have been able to track down so many of this scam in various parts of the West Africa countries which includes ( REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA, CAMEROUN, NIGERIA , MALI AND SENEGAL, ) and they are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria.

    The Anti-corruption war is taken a turn as the past chairman of the commission's Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde a police officer, was removed as EFCC chairman on November 9, 2015 four years after he took over as head of the anti-graft agency and is under investigation for alleged diversion of N1 trillion and charge to court on the 17th November 2015 in a supreme court in Abuja, you can also follow the link for more informations.

    https://www.blueprint.ng/sacked-lamorde-faces-arrest/

    The EFCC as an agency that is founded on transparency is not afraid of any "probe" or request for information regarding its activities by individuals, groups or organs of government; so far as such requests followed due process of law. The EFCC under Lamorde did not need the prompting of anyone, when it commissioned a reputable international audit firm, KPMG to carry out comprehensive audit of exhibits and forfeited assets of the Commission from 2003 to date.

    We have also arrested all those who claim that they are barristers, bank officials, government officials, Lottery Agents who with-held your funds, has money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not exist.

    http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/198289-lawyers-acting-technical-advisers-criminals-efccs-magu.html

    We have been able to recover so much money from this hoodlums, corrupt government officials and these scam artists, the New minister of Finance Federal Republic of Nigeria Mrs. Kemi Adeosun under president Muhammadu Buhari, and the CBN issued a statement on Feburary 20th 2016 to the effect that the CBN is against the fleecing of customers under any guise and with the mandate of the Apex Bank, issued a deposit refund of N6.2 Billion excess charges on cost of transaction for 2015 alone. This refund, the CBN said arose from more 6,000 complaints of unauthorised bank charges brought to its notice. So the United Nation Anti-crime commission, the United State Government and the CBN have ordered the money recovered from the Scammers/government official to be shared among 100 Lucky people around the globe.

    This email is being directed to you because your email address was found in our past Chairman computer Mr. Ibrahim Larmode hard disk during our investigation in our office here in Nigeria and with the information gathered, we notice that you have been scammed of so much money and no compensation has been given to you, so we decided to compensate you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund you are therefore being compensated with the total sum $2.5 Million Dollars.

    Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation of US$2.5 Million, we have made arrangement to register an Online Banking through our Global Bank, where you will have full access to your Online Banking Account Fund, to transfer your fund personally to your Private Bank Account with no complication of things or questioning as the Account will be fully registered in your Name.

    The online Banking Processing is made much easier for you to transfer your fund to your private Bank Account personally, to avoid any delay or complication of things With this Online Banking Transfer Processing, you can only transfer the Maximum Amount of US$500.000.00 daily/instalmentally until the total amount of your Compensated/deposited fund is transferred and completely paid to you.

    So you are advice to contact the processing officer Anti-Crime Foreign Operation Department of the (EFCC) MR. Kemal Ali who is in charge of your funds with your provided information required for verification below.

    CONTACT PERSON: MR. Kemal Ali

    CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: mr.kemalali@aol.com

    CONTACT PHONE: 234(70)1934-9873

    Provide the information below to enable the processing of your Online Banking Account for deposition of your total compensated fund.

    1) YOUR FULL NAME.

    2) YOUR ADDRESS.

    3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

    4) YOUR OCCUPATION.

    5) YOUR IDENTITY / INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT.

    6) COUNTRY.

    Contact MR. Kemal Ali with the information required for verification to enable him start the processing of your Online Banking Account Registration, we GUARANTEE you your safety and wish you the best of luck.

    We must all act as AGENT of stamping out corruption, THE EAGLE will get you.

    Best Regard,

    Mr.Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

    CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION

    (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT,

    LAGOS-NIGERIA."

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  • March 12, 2019 at 1:03 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------

    Subject: YOur TRANSACTION: Why Are you Ignoring Our MASSAGE?

    Date: 03/11/2019 11:54 am

    From: "Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu" <info@museonacional.gov.co>

    To: Undisclosed recipients:;

    Reply-To: <mrs.joanwilson717@aliyun.com>

    I wonder why you continue neglecting my emails.

    Please, acknowledge the receipt of this message in reference to the

    subject,

    try to check your spam box because most of these correspondences fall

    out sometimes in SPAM folder.

    Best regards,

    Mrs Joan Wilson

    Please reply me here for more details: johnronconsultant@aliyun.com

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  • March 8, 2019 at 12:46 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: info@museonacional.gov.co <info@museonacional.gov.co>

    Sent: Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:07 AM

    To: Recipients

    Subject: Your COMPENSATION PAYMENT (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT

    We wish to inform you of your abandoned fund which has been approved and is ready for payout.

    Please respond to enable the payout department (E.F.C.C) to contact you with more details.

    Mr John Will E-mail: johnronconsultant@aliyun.com

    Sincerely,

    Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

    CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION"

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