The "World Bank Group" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The World Bank Group Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The fake "World Bank Group" 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. 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.

A "World Bank Group" Advance-Fee Scam

From: "World Bank Group" - info@adnic.ae

Date: April 16, 2019 at 8:48:09 AM MST

Subject: Important Information

Reply-To: admin@world-bank.org.uk

Attention,

Good day,

I hereby officially notify you about the present arrangement which the organization has mapped out the sum of US$850,000 to be sent to you.The amount was assigned for compensation through World Bank and Groups in respect to alleviate poverty in the nation. Your email address was assigned among the people to be compensated.

Upon the receipt of this mail you are advised to send the following information as soon as possible for the processing of the fund to you so you absolutely have nothing to worry about. Contact the remittance officer Mr. James Wells ( admin@world-bank.org.uk ) with the following information for your fund transfer process.

1) YOUR FULL NAME. 2) RESIDENTIAL RECEIVING ADDRESS 3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. 4) YOUR PROFESSION. 5) YOUR AGE.

Send the above information to ( admin@world-bank.org.uk ) for your fund process.Do not send it to me please.

Yours faithfully,

Ms. Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly .

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  • January 4, 2020 at 12:30 PM by info

    Here is another scam

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

    From: World Bank Group <goodwill491@yahoo.com>

    Date: Sat, Jan 4, 2020 at 1:12 AM

    Subject: Attention: Beneficiary. Sir/Madam,

    Attention: Beneficiary. Sir/Madam,

    This is to inform you that after the Inauguration of new President of Federal Republic of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed World Bank Group Nigeria to release all the contract payment to original beneficiaries and those scam victim to compensate them with sum of Twenty Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars ($20.5 Million USD) Signed by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo.

    We understood that there is high level of scam in West Africa that is why United State Government/Nigeria Government appointed me as New Foreign Remittance Director World Bank Group Nigeria.

    1) Your full name. 2) Contact Address 3) Phone, fax and mobile #. 4) Age. 5) Occupation. 6) Your bank details.

    Kindly go through this mail and get back to us to enable your fund release to you in legal way. Send all your reply to Email: wbnkgroup2019@gmail.com

    Thanks for your understanding

    Yours truly,

    Dr Michael Collins.

    World Bank Auditors.

    remove

  • August 26, 2019 at 6:55 PM by info

    "From: "World Bank Group"<info@worldbank.org>

    Date: August 26, 2019 at 5:20:03 PM EDT

    Subject: Urgent Information

    Reply-To: <admin@worldbank.org.uk>

    Attention,

    Good day,

    I hereby officially notify you about the present arrangement which the organization has mapped out the sum of US$850,000 to be sent to you.The amount was assigned for compensation through World Bank and Groups in respect to alleviate poverty in the nation. Your email address was assigned among the people to be compensated.

    Upon the receipt of this mail you are advised to send the following information as soon as possible for the processing of the fund to you so you absolutely have nothing to worry about. Contact the remittance officer Mr. James Wells ( admin@worldbank.org.uk ) with the following information for your fund transfer process.

    1) YOUR FULL NAME.

    2) RESIDENTIAL RECEIVING ADDRESS

    3) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

    4) YOUR PROFESSION.

    5) YOUR AGE.

    Send the above information to ( admin@worldbank.org.uk ) for your fund process.Do not send it to me please.

    Yours faithfully,

    Ms. Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly .."

    Here is another scam.

    remove

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The "World Bank Group" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers