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British flag High Commission of the United Kingdom in Kuala Lumpur

Address185 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Phonelocal: (03) 2170.2200
international: +60.3.2170.2200
Faxlocal: (03) 2170.2370
international: +60.3.2170.2370
Web sitehttp://ukinmalaysia.fco.gov.uk/en/

Have you been having conversations online with someone you've never met before who claims to live in the UK? Has he told you that he will come to visit you in Malaysia? And now is he frantically contacting you because he are being held at the airport, and needs you to pay a fine so he can be freed?

It is a scam. There is no romance, and there is nobody being detained at KLIA. The same person who was chatting online with you was also chatting online with many other victims. They are trying to trick you into sending money to an accomplice. Once you have sent the money they will disappear forever. Every year these scammers bilk unsuspecting victims out of thousands of ringgit. Don't be one of them.

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Suria Siang
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:35 EDT
Scam by Airport Custom (KLIA)
A friend of my sending a parcel from UK thru an Courier agent in UK to Kuala Lumpur Airport. I as aa receipent does not know that the parcel contain a large sum of money(i do not know how much, I was not informe of the parcel contain money) When the custom officer scan the parcel and there is beep sound and the scanner shows there are money inside it. So the custom office said that he will release the parcel provided we pay MYR$5800,00.first told the agent if I could pay half he will release the box to us. After paying half MYR$2500.00 he demaded we pay all and he will release the parcel to the agent. Due late payment of the balance with out our knowledge he had reported to the UN and now the parcel is stuck in the UN. The Courier agent confronted him why he did such a thing after he had promised to hand over the parcel to be delivered to the customer. He said that is no more of his problem and the matter now handled by UN perseonnel. Because he wanted to celebrate Hari Raya he left on Saturday and left the matter unsolved. Because of his solemn words I used all my paypacket of MYR$3300.00 to give it to him.Now I left by the debt to pay credit cards car
loan installment not being paid. Now I was left by my debt unpaid and the custom officer is having nice time with family spending my MYR5800,00.
Is there any advice out there what action can be taken against this Custom guys.
Never thrust even the Government Official in Malaysia. It seems now I am loosing my parcel and will never get it back. With its content.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:28 EDT
I want to ask this british high commision in malaysia can send the money or no??
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:19 EDT
Hi, Sharon

do you still meet your scammer in person? who is from Nigeria? as I also meet him in person for many times before. Get away from him, he just play the game with you.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:05 EDT
to all -beware this scammer
Ian Wright
Welcome to Coventry Hill Hotel, England
Address: Rye Hill, Allesley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Fax: 44700582000
44 7005921586
Hot line: +44 8719 154649
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:01 EDT
He is an architect living in Uk
HUNG and LYN, how do I contact you? we might be dealing with the same person.his name is powel liew and I am his goal now.i want to catch him.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:51 EDT
Ami Coy
Thank you, I am trying to help as much as I can. There is no other reporting info. Please be very careful if you will receive anything from EFCC. Their website is very often hacked.
Only Nigerian scammers in Malaysia can be brought to justice if their caught. Nigeria will not absolutely touch them. The government prize them as a heroes because they share the money.

If you want to know about convictions in Malaysia , you could follow any Malaysian press online. They have convicted scammers and mules. There is many films on U TUBE
just type "Nigerian scammers in Malaysia". Scammers believe that God bring them victims because they live in the poverty. It is hard to question the religion , mostly they do paid woodoo and juju.
Ic3 is good in case anyone would ever try to convince law enforcement that you are compliance in the scam.
There is no way to get a scammer as everything they say its fake ,but it is always good to file a report with RMP as they collect info on mules. I was contacted by police and embassy several times.I found the person on Facebook and also a mule. They are happy couple , she is Asian and he black Nigerian.
Please post his email and FB link or whose picture he uses, maybe We can get some research?

Good luck.
Ami Coy
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:54 EDT
Loretta - thanks for you insights
Thank you for the clarification and depiction of the profile and description of the scammer and the scamming experience. You are doing an amazing service trying to warn the un—scammed from falling victim. I just hope that more people learn from this forum and not through personal experience. Would you know whether there have been any convictions of these cases in the Malaysian courts? Do the police there act on the reports? I did file the IC3 with the FBI and a fraud report with the US Embassy there in KL. I also filed a report with the RMP there. I also filed a report with the EFCC in Nigeria as I feel certain there is a connection as you have indicated. Is there anything that can snap the scammer out of their behavior or does lacking conscience mean they can not be converted? Can the press in KL help the victims? Is there a religious slant there that allows the scammer to so easily target women from the west? Again, thanks for you service and information!
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:46 EDT
can you please write the scammers email adrres, fake name and phone and maybe FB link so it will come in google when people seach for scammer?
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:44 EDT
Ami Coy
Yes , this is what scammers do. They work on scripts.they learn from old movies how to be charming.

Scammers feel no empathy, there is no guilt associated with a scam. They have no conscience. That's what it means to be a sociopath.
At a very young age, kids are trained and schooled to learn to manipulate and control online users once they are in contact with a target. Added to this is the fact that such manipulation leaves them without any feeling of guilt or remorse. Scammers begin to shed any emotions like crying, feeling sorry, shame, etc. To the contrary, it leaves them with a feeling of satisfaction that encourages them to continue manipulating victims, regardless of the cost to the giver, the targeted victims.
They are self-educated and know how to be extremely sociable, although they are anti-social which means lacking any social conscience. Their charm and sincerity are empty of any real concern. They have the innate ability to easily compartmentalize their different characters, victims, and on-going scams.
The scammer can access each current script with the speed of a computer; and if they cannot quite remember a script (or lie), they can dance around the lapse so convincingly that you will seldom, if ever, notice.
All in all, with time and training, the scammer is a master psychologist.
The scammer is a psychological illusionist, able to convince anyone to believe in the illusion he created.
From the very moment a scammer targets you; his entire arsenal of psychological manipulation is brought into play. You are moved from a position of control to one of no control. The scammer moves into the position of supreme power, regardless of how powerful you may be in real life.
You are the only character in the scam that hasn't a clue as to what is really happening. The only choice given you is to react to what the scammer is saying and doing.
Reality is gone, you just don't know it - your real world has been completely and effectively replaced with that of the scammer, and the scam ring.
Once the scam is over, suddenly, without warning, you have to come to terms with the fact that you have been scammed,—The effect is devastating - it was planned to be — From the initial start of a scam you are kept off balance so that you feel you must cling to the scammer for support. During the entire manipulation, you are being emotionally positioned so that when the scammer disappears, you will feel as if you were pushed off into oblivion. In effect, you were.
Ami Coy
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:43 EDT
To Sharon & Loretta
I was scammed out of a lot of money before I realized what was happening to me. Some of my family and friends said they thought I was under some kind of mind control. After I snapped out of it and looked back over the 3 month period I was wiring money it truly was as though I was brainwashed, under a voodoo or Juju spell, mind controlled or whatever name you want to call it. I just was doing whatever he asked. Thank God I only wired money and did not get into any other activities. Is that what you experienced? Where did you meet them in person?
Loretta is that a common experience?

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