Thanks to one of our visitor, I am pleased to attach a mail response from one of the scammer.
Try not to go further with the scammer even with personal names, etc, or they might use that in their next scam on others.
is why we like to state the names as “fake names” on our site. However,
even when one fine day a scammer happen to use his real name (and
proving so using his ID card), that does not imply that he is not a
Note what the scammer wrote: “You should note that this project is highly capital intensive…”. Wow, he is getting ready the claws to Rip you off.
And this: “I will need you to send me a copy of any means of identification of
yours. (Driver License or International Passport). I want to be sure
that I am transacting with the rightful person….” Are you sure this is safe? Imagine what they can do with your legal documents. Even if they don’t get any money from you, they can still do “wonders” with these documents.
And, we a little research on his phone numbers:
Let us guess:
Mobile: +88216- Thuraya (Mobile Satellite service). Based in UAE, http://www.thuraya.com
Fax: +886- Based in Taiwan
Doesn’t look good. Too bad we don’t have the original scam mail, since the scammer mentioned the name of a decease which sounds like a Malay.
As usual, we have removed the details of the sender. Thanks.
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 14:02:03 +0500
Thank you very much for your response and interest in this transaction. Like I said earlier, due to the issue at hand it became necessary for me to seek your assistance. I appreciate the fact that you are ready to assist me in executing this project. You should not have anything to worry about I will do everything legally required to ensure that the project goes smoothly, it shall pass through all Laws of International Banking.
Having resolved to entrust this transaction into your hands, I want to remind you that it needs your commitment and diligent follow up. If we work seriously the entire transaction should be over in a couple of days. I want you to know that I have everything planned out so that we shall come out successful, you will be placed as the next-of-kin to my late client Mr. Abdul Wahid Al Khajah . to receive this fund in my Bank It would not take long time for us to conclude this transaction if you follow my instruction diligently.
Firstly, I want to know the type of occupation that you do and how old you are. You should note that this project is highly capital intensive this is why I have to be very careful; I need your total devotion and trust to see this through. I know we have not met before, but I am very confident that we will be able to establish the necessary trust that we need to execute this project. I will need you to send me a copy of any means of identification of yours. (Driver License or International Passport). I want to be sure that I am transacting with the rightful person.
As soon as I get these from you, I will instruct my attorney to commence the paper work that will back up this transaction. I hope you will understand why I need all these, the money in question is huge and I want to ensure that I know you well before I proceed to give you all the details to commence the project. I will attach my Work ID or international passport to you after I have seen yours for your perusal and trust.
Ensure that you keep this project confidential because of the nature of this transaction and my work.
I will be anticipating hearing from you soon.
Dr. David Fung (possibly fake name)