The "ICPC Nigeria Anti-Fraud Unit" Advance-fee Scam

The fake "ICPC Nigeria Anti-Fraud Unit" email below is an advance-fee 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.

The ICPC Nigeria Anti-Fraud Unit Advance-fee Scam

A "ICPC Nigeria Anti-Fraud Unit" Advance-Fee Scam

From: Mr. Nta Ekpo <>

Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:58 AM

To: Recipients

Subject: ICPC NIGERIA (Anti-Fraud Unit)

ICPC NIGERIA (Anti-Fraud Unit)

Head Office: Plot 802, Constitution Avenue

Zone A9 Central Area

P. M.B 535, Garki Abuja

Phone/Fax: +234-08067296910

Email :

.....We Fight Against Fraud, Funds Delay and Impersonation....

Attention Beneficiary ,

This letter will definitely be amazing to you because of it’s a realistic value.Sorry for the inconveniences that was rendered to you in your line of inheritance Payment transaction with some impersonators some while ago. I know that this letter will hit you by surprise, but firstly I will like to introduce myself; I am (Mr. Nta Ekpo) the Legal chairman of "ICPC", (Nigeria's Anti-Fraud Unit).

On the 1st of October 2000, the President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (Chief Olusegun Obasanjo) introduced a Commission named the "ICPC", (Nigeria's Anti-Fraud Unit) which is duly registered under the United Nations (U.N.O), This particular Commission was initiated to detect fraud/funds delay/impersonation of Government Officials.Secondly,we were mandated by the US Government and the FBI to settle foreign debts/fraud victims/UN-paid beneficiaries in other to maintain peace in the world at large and also to create a good relationship with the international bodies. Presently, we are being paid by the American government in other to avert beneficiary funds delays/fraud here in Nigeria.So far, we have settled (Mrs. Mary Mason,Mr. Greg Mendez etc).

You are being contacted by this office today dated because your Case File (A) is on our Settlement Files priority. From our intelligent investigations and Probing processes we discovered that you have been denied your claim. The "ICPC", is faithfully under my governance as the Legal Chairman of the great Commission and on this Authority I took an oath of allegiance to settle all fraud victims peacefully.

This Memorandum is to notify you that you will be settled by the Nigerian Government from our initial Deposit Account with CBN on the approval of our legal department.

You will be settled with the actual amount which you lost in your previous transaction, including your Inheritance Funds.Your settlement will be actualized within 7working days after your response to this Official Letter.

For further clarifications/investigation kindly send the below information to us immediately:

1. Your Full Names.....

2. Your residential address.

3. Mobile and fax number (for regular official contact).....

4. Your inheritance funds value.....

5. Amount, which you have lost previously....

6. Scan copy of your International Passport/Drivers License...

This above-mentioned information will officially enable us to carry out our verification processes and after that your compensation sum/Inheritance Funds will be Electronically wired into your designated Bank account,or any of your choice of receiving your payment.

Your immediate compliance to this office will expedite action,Call me immediately +234-08067296910

We await your urgent response and for more clarifications.

Officially Closed by,

Yours faithfully,

Mr. Nta Ekpo.

Chairman ICPC Nigeria

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  • December 5, 2019 at 7:10 PM by info

    "From: Agent Scott Smith <>

    Date: December 5, 2019 at 2:40:53 AM MST

    To: Recipients <>



    ´╗┐Our Ref CODE:CBN/SB46/00852


    Attn. Beneficiary.

    I am Special Agent Scott Smith and am here in Nigeria as an FBI delegate

    that has been delegated to investigate this fraud stars who are in the

    business of swindling Foreigners that came for transaction in Nigeria .

    Please be informed that during my investigation I got to find out that

    there is a huge sum of US$12.5 million that has been assigned in your name(

    Beneficiary.) and this fraudstars are busy swindling you without any hope

    of receiving your fund.

    NOTE:We have commenced fully operation in releasing these funds to the owners.

    We have to inform you that we have made some arrested in respect of this

    delayed over due fund. I have a very limited time to stay in Nigeria here

    so I advise you urgently respond to this message .

    I shall expect your response as soon as you receive this email. Please

    Note that I have attached my Identification to this email. do not inform

    any of the people that collected money from you before now about this new

    development to avoid jeopardizing our investigation.

    Best Regard,


    Here is another scam.

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The "ICPC Nigeria Anti-Fraud Unit" Advance-fee Scam