Is this a Fraud??? I have receveid this e.mail from mr. Jerry KoffiThis is not a scam and it’s unfortunate I don’t have any document tosend you because all that was given to me by Fada David is just theInternational Certified Bank Draft and all I was instructed to do issend your draft to your designated address once I received thedelivery cost from you.I am looking forward to hearing from you.Faithfully yours,Jerry Koffi
Hello and thank you for your question, which I will be happy to assist you with. Please let me know if there is any history to these communications?
Yes this are the e.mail that i receive:
On 6/25/12, XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX <XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX> wrote: > Traduttore <http://translate.google.it/> > Dear. Mr. Koffi > > I read that you practiced scams on the Internet. > > If this is not true I ask you to send to my e.mail address the relevant > bank records and its exact bank to check everything out with my bank. > > Otherwise I will provide to denounce you to the authorities responsible > for online fraud. > > I look forward to your kind reply. > > Lina > > > Il 25/06/12 09:54, Jerry Koffi ha scritto: >> Attn: Lina Raimondi >> >> Re:Your Draft of US$5M >> >> I write to inform you that your Certified Bank Draft of the sum >> of(Five Million United States Dollars) US$5M is here with this law >> firm. >> >> Fada David who is our client directed us to release this draft to >> you.In this light, you are required to get back to me once you receive >> this message because you will be required to come down to my office >> address as enclosed below for the pick up or in alternative it will be >> sent to you through a special courier delivery with you bearing the >> cost of delivery which I have confirmed to be only US$355 > >
I have to wait here your answer???
yes I won't be long...
This is 100% a scam. Such types of scams, also known as ‘advance-fee fraud’ are unfortunately extremely common these days and many unsuspecting victims fall for them.
The best way to spot these is by identifying certain 'red flags' that are almost always present. The following are the most common hallmarks of such scams:
If you were due to pay any money or send further information, DO NOT do so. Cease all contact with the other party and do not communicate further with them.
Ok perfect with what I do at this point to stop these people??
I wait your answer?
stoppig them will be rather difficult - they can hide behind the internet and continue to operate for a long time.The best prevention is to be well informed and spot a scam early, which you have done
Ok many thanks i can rate and exit ok?
yes please, thank you
Hi [Customer Name], This is just a quick follow up to see how you are getting on and to check if my advice has been helpful in dealing with your query? I look forward to hearing from you.Regards, Ben
It is absolutely clear and very useful. sincerelylina raimondi
thanks for the update