Brittney – Jun 26, 2020
Victim Location 67152
Type of a scam Phishing
I received a letter mailed from England indicating the writer was searching for a relative of a person with my last name who had been killed in a traffic accident along with his wife and child. The bank has had no luck finding next of kin to claim the funds (26.7 million USD), and the writer had also hired a private investigator in an attempt to locate a relative. If no relative is located, the Bank of Spain can confiscate the funds as unclaimed. If I choose to cooperate, I would receive 40% of the money, the writer would receive 50%, and 10% would go to an "acceptable" charity. There is no request for anything except to communicate only with her husband at the email or fax provided. At that time I would learn "how this could be concluded." The writer demands my "ultimate honesty, co-operation, and confidentiality" and assures that the "process would be executed under a legitimate arrangement that would legally protect you from any breach of law."
Victim Location 75703
Type of a scam Nigerian/Foreign Money Exchange
Contacted by an overseas bank who said I was the INHERITOR of $27.7 Million because I shared (a very common) last name as someone who passed away.
Was advised to keep this COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL and not speak to anyone about this besides the contact person. Stated that she is a senior member of the bank and the only one who knows about this and said if the monies were to be claimed I would receive 40% and she receives 50% and charity in spain receives 10%.