Sgt. Allen K. Teasley (scam warning)

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The message below is a typical example of a “war zone scam.” The scammer claims to be a soldier in a war zone somewhere in the world, and he has found a stash of money, or a box of gold, or a hoard of diamonds, maybe abandoned by the previous dictator of the country. If you’ll just help the soldier get the money out of the country, you can have a cut, he says (like every other advance-fee fraudster). In fact, there is no cash and no real soldier: there’s just a scammer trying to pick your pocket.

Subject: Reply
From: “Sgt Allen K. Teasley” sgtkb@livemail.com.ua
Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2016
Reply-To: freddiejohnson65@rocketmail.com

Hi,

My name is Sgt Allen K. Teasley, I am serving in the US military in afghanistan with the army infantry division, I have some amount of funds that I want to move out of the country, e-mail me allen_keithteasley@yahoo.com for more details.

Thanks and best Regards.

Sgt Allen K. Teasley

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Sgt. Rigney James (scam warning)

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Global conflicts attract scammers, and the message below is a typical example of a war zone scam. Someone claiming to be a soldier has found an abandoned stash of money, and needs your help in getting it to safety. He’ll cut you in on the proceeds, of course. Unfortunately, it’s just another version of the good old advance fee fraud.

Reply-To: sgtrigneyjames00@gmail.com
From: “Sgt.Rigney James” destak@destakdobrasil.com.br
Subject: My Subject..
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2016

Hi!

Am Rigney James, a staff Sergent in the US Army presently serving in Afghanistan as a combat instructor, I sincerely apologize for intruding into your privacy, this might come as a surprise to you, but nothing is more distressing to me at this time as i find myself forced by events beyond my control, i have summoned courage to contact you.

Some money in various currencies where discovered in barrels at a farm house in the middle East during a rescue operation early 2003 in the Iraq War,and it was agreed by Staff Sergent Kenneth Buff and myself that some part of these money be shared between both of us, I was given a total of ($5 Million US Dollars) as my own share , I kept this money in a consignment for a long while with a security Company which i declared and deposit as my personal effects and it has been secured and protected for years now with the diplomatic Delivery Service.

Now, the WAR in Iraq is over, and all possible problems that could have emanated from the shared money has been totally cleaned up and all file closed, all what was discovered in the Middle East is no more discussed, am now ready to retire from active services by the end of this month, but, i need a trustworthy person that can help me take possession of this funds and keep it safe while i work on my relief letters to join you so that we could discuss possible business partnership together with the money.

But I tell you what! No compensation can make up for the risk we are taken with our lives.You can confirm the genuineness of the findings by clicking on this web site.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm

I found your contact particulars in an address journal,I’m seeking your kind assistance to move the sum of US$5 Million Dollars to you as far as I can be assured that the money will be safe in your care until I complete my service here in (AFGHANISTAN) before the end of the month.

The most important thing is; “Can I Trust you”?,As an officers on ACTIVE DUTY am not allowed access to money, therefore, i have declared the content of the consignment as personal effect that i would like to be delivered to a friend. You will be rewarded with 20% of this funds for your help, all that i required is your trust between us till the money get to you.If you have any reasons to reject this offer, please destroy this message, If you are willing to help please reply for further details.

Sincerely,
Sgt.Rigney James
Email: sgtrigneyjames11@gmail.com

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Abdul Qadeer Fitrat

Scammers often use the names of real people in the news to give their scams a sense of authenticity. The real people named have nothing to do with the scam — they’re just being used by the scammers to try to snag more victims. This message is a typical advance fee scam that claims to come from a bank official in Afghanistan.

Reply-To: qadeer@krovatka.su
Date: Sat, 16 May 2015
Subject: God bless.
From: Abdul Qadeer Fitrat abdulqadeerfitrat378@gmail.com

Assalamu alaikum!

Dear friend.,

My names are Abdul Qadeer Fitrat former Afghan central bank governor; I am in search of a reputable company or honest individual that can assist me this deal without exposing me or runaway with the money upon receipt of the money in his custody. I believe this world is a free place to do business with anyone with my experience. I got your email address from a business guest book and I have asked my personal assistance to contact you since two weeks again now, I therefore decided to write you myself to confirm if actually your received the email and for your willing to handle this transaction.

Please consider this and read about me online news as I am in a secret place. I was Afghan central bank governor and name is Abdul Qadeer Fitrat.

http://online.wsj.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk
http://www.theindependentbd.com

I have refunded back part of the funds but I need to secure my future by keeping $750,000,000.00 Million in a safe secured Bank account in Europe. I can’t travel or do open business with people because the present scandal after my retirement but I need a secret partner to help and receive this funds for investment.

I will give you the name were the fund is deposited, to enable you to confirm this report.

You will receive these funds and use it for investment purpose. I hope I can trust you.

God bless.
Yours faithfully,
Abdul Qadeer Fitrat

Capt Frank Markovski of NATO

This is an example of what might be called the spoils-of-war scam. The writer claims to be a soldier stationed in a war zone, and he’s “discovered” a large amount of hidden, stolen, or captured cash. If you can just help get it to safety, he’ll split it with you. And you needn’t feel any moral qualms: it belonged to the enemy, and besides, they’re all dead. Of course in reality it’s just a standard advance fee fraud: there’s really no cash and no “Capt. Markovski” — there’s just a scammer with a cheap cell phone who’s trying to pick your pocket.

from Capt Frank Markovski frankmarkovski@yahoo.co.jp
reply-to captfrankmarkovski@yahoo.co.jp
date Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 8:53 PM
subject Business Proposition

Good Day,

I am Capt. Frank Markovski, a soldier serving with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)in Afghanistan.

I have a proposition that will be of mutual benefit. It involves the sum of US$120 Million. The funds is part of the funds that our unit discovered inside the Tora Bora while fighting in Afghanistan.

I have devised a means of moving these funds out of Afghanistan and I need you to help me in receiving the funds and ensuring that it disappears into the economy of your country when you get it. All arrangements have been put in place to move the funds out of this country legally and I just need your acceptance and everything will be done.

As a serving Military officer,I can not be parading such amount hence the need to get someone that will receive the funds on my behalf until my tour in Afghanistan is concluded. 40% of the entire funds is your portion for your assistance in this transaction.

If you are willing to proceed, the requested information is needed to expedite action.

1. Your Name

2. Telephone and Mobile Numbers

3. Occupation and Age.

It is of paramount importance that you keep the details of the transaction to yourself. Utmost confidentiality and secrecy are what is needed from you in order to successfully complete the movement of the funds from Afghanistan.

However, If you are not capable of handling the transaction, please delete this message and do not tell anyone about it.

Regards

Capt Frank Markovski

Maha Saliou and Zahid Al Fahim (scam alert)

Scammers often take advantage of current events — wars, natural disasters, plane crashes, and the like — to construct “next of kin” scams. They present themselves as bank officials who have discovered abandoned bank accounts, left behind by people who have died in tragic circumstances without legitimate heirs. If you would agree to pose as the deceased account holder’s next of kin, then you can get a percentage of these abandoned funds! But of course it’s all a scam designed to pick your pocket: there really is no abandoned account, and no real bank official. There are only scammers ready to take advantage of you.

from: MR.Maha Saliou (maha_saliou00_1@msn.com)
reply-to: maha_saliou210@hotmail.fr
date: Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 5:54 AM
subject: FROM MR. MAHA SALIOU,

FROM MR. MAHA SALIOU,
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER,
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK(ISDB)
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO

Greetings and compliments of the season,

I am making this proposal to you based on my conviction that you will be capable of championing this business cause.

In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of $9.2m US dollars ( NineMilliontwo hundred Thousand US Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer, late Mr. Zahid Al Fahim an Afghanistan who died along with his entire family in an American bomb attack on the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan in the year 2004.

Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin, business partner or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines but unfortunately I learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him during the bomb attack leaving nobody behind for the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that I now decided to make this business proposal to you and release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and I don’t want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.

The Banking law and guideline here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after five years, the money will be transferred into the bank treasury account as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.

I wish to inform you that 40% of this money will be for you as foreign partner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account, while the remaining 60% would be for me. Thereafter I will visit your country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated. Therefore to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as arranged, you must apply first to the bank as relation, business partner or next of kinto the deceased customer.So if you are willing to champion this business with me,Send me the following information’s so that we can proceed immediately.

Your Full Names…
Occupation….
Age ………………….
Marrital Status….
Personal Phone No…..
Home Phone No…
Personal Fax No….
Private Email Id …..

Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer.

You should contact me immediately you receive this mail.Please reply through my

Trusting to hear from you immediately.

Yours faithfully,

MR. MAHA SALIOU
00226 78 43 83 64