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British flag High Commission of the United Kingdom in Kuala Lumpur

Address185 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
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/
NotesONLINE ROMANCE SCAMS

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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Chariiz Iizumi
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:18 EDT
dear Loretta
Larry Phllip and Herry Berry both have vry good profile pictures,yet i don't know if they are using their own real pictures or somebody using profiles not of their own.I am not good with computer so i just posted their names since the English of this 2 person doesn't look authentic Anglo Saxon to me,i hope other women don't get scammed by this men
umar raziq
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:08 EDT
umar
I want to go to england england is my faivrat country I very like england please help me going to england this is my dream of england
Patricia
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:59 EDT
Harris Cooper
Ok, great, Loretta. Let's hope women learn to make some research, before trusting this kind of guys...
Loretta
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:52 EDT
chariiz
Put their photos in google image search or tyneye and you will see if they were used in scams
Loretta
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:49 EDT
Shirley Miller
Please go back to my older comments and read about Malaysia. All women who travel to see scammers they are become scammers prostututes or human traffickers. OR she will end up mule, prostitute or death!!!!
Scammers are TERRORIST and they need naive , brainwashed vicims,
Please notify embassy about it so they will intercept her at the airport. Please go to page: romancescams.org
Look for moderators, they work for free, they will be able to help you.
Scammers who are in Malaysia they are young Nigerian students , nothing but black criminals, today they posted in news about woman who traveled to south Africa and she was mordered.YES , YOUR NIECE IS IN GREAT DANGER AND SHE DONT UNDERSTAND BECAUSE SHE WAS BRAINWASHED. EMBASSY WILL HELP YOU FOR SURE, THEY WILL NOT LET HER TO SEE SCAMMER!
Chariiz Iizumi
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 02:45 EDT
authencity profile check
how do i know that my chat friends from UK are real British citizens?i wish that u have a private messanging site here where we can send delicate details which are not seen by the suspected scammers.
noor faezanoey
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:08 EDT
to issue travelling document
Dear British Embassy....

I am writing in respect of my Husband to be (Jeff Don) who is a British Citizen in order to issue him a travelling Document to visit me as his wife (Noor Faeza Noey) to be here in Malaysia. I am willing and ready to do and co-operate with you to see that the travelling documents are issued to him (Jeff DON).
Shirley Miller
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:34 EDT
MY NIECE SCAM
My niece is leaving from Trinidad to Malasia Next Thursday to receive this 19 Million from her lover in Malasia I cannot convince her she have sent $25,000 for this
lover she has been dating since 2011 nothing I can say to her can change her mind this man fleece her from all her life savings how can I help her from that long trip my phone number is 868723 3820 please help
Loretta
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:46 EDT
Chariiz Iizumi
I reported already Harris Cooper, but have NOT any info on Gavin,
Can you please post all what you have : email, phone ,address, facebook link, money request so I can make report.Thank you.

Search in google :

Harris Cooper scammer

and you will find reports
Loretta
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:42 EDT
shirley dikomang
SCAMMER RECRUITED YOU AS A MULE.
You not only receiving goods bought online from stolen credit cards but also paid your own money and they establish your address.
Read my info about packages from scammers. You are in bigger trouble as you think, You must reuturn oackage to post office and tell them is from scammers.

Unfortunately , as we know when we receive packages and forward them our names and signature are on the mailing information as receivers and as senders; that is what make RS victims accountable for prosecution.
You receive flowers, candy, teddy bears, jewelry, merchandise, etc, you SIGNED for delivery, you accepted the stolen property. You are now legally responsible for restitution of the fraud. With UPS, DHS or any other delivery services, the victim is the one to face the consequences.
The delivery information on the account with these deliveries services are in the name of the victim, so the victim is the target to go after. Scammers have been taught a lot by their mules and victims.
These delivery entities know very well these scams are hitting many innocent people. When we are unknowingly recruited by the scammers to accept and send packages, then we are seen just as guilty as the scammers.
The only way these service entities will try to recuperate their monies, is by targeting the victim who is within the reach of the hand of the law; whereas the scammers are safe abroad in their countries out of the reach of the law, where the theft was committed.

FROM FBI :

Below is information regarding re-shipping scams and consequences.

Online criminal groups have gone to great lengths to recruit mules in recent years. Social networks like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have all been used to recruit individuals willing to let their bank account be used to receive a transfer from an illegal account, then forward it along. In turn, the FBI has said that it was going to be stepping up efforts to crack down on money mules.
Alternatively the ‘mule’ may be asked to receive goods, purchased online through fraudulently obtained funds, and requested to forward these on to an overseas address. A promised payment may sometimes be arranged, however in most romance scam related cases, promises of a new life together often substitute any monetary gain for the victim.
Have you met someone online that has asked you to receive funds or goods on their behalf? Quite simply, this is money laundering and any individual assisting these criminals can be prosecuted and have their whole bank account frozen. A conviction for an offence of money laundering may carry a penalty of up to 20 years imprisonment.
If you have received money in your bank account, or have received and/or forwarded goods under these circumstances, please immediately report the incident to your bank and your local police station.
· For more information about reshipping
and other fraud, visit our website at
http://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/ (Safe Link)

The Nigerian Scam
This is effectively a variant of the Dating Site Romance Scam where the fraudsters have large teams of people who are actively trawling chat and matchmaking sites to generally recruit single western women. The grooming process can take a long time as the mark's confidence is gained. Then, when a trusting relationship has been gained the criminal proposes to the woman and promises to marry her when he comes to her home country in the very near future. Arrangements are made, but the fraudster then makes some pretense and asks the permission of his 'future bride' to ship some goods he is going to buy before he comes. As soon as the woman accepts the fraudster uses several fraudulent or stolen credit cards to buy goods at several internet sites simultaneously. Often the correct billing address of the cardholder is used, but the shipping address is the home of the unsuspecting 'future bride'. Just before the packages are due to arrive the fraudster invents some excuse (sick family member, accident etc) to explain why he cannot come and he tells his 'wife' that he urgently needs to pick-up all the packages. Since the mark has not spent any money and she is in possession of the goods she sees nothing wrong in this and as she loves the man she readily agrees. Soon after, she receives a package delivery company package with pre-printed labels that she has agreed to apply to the boxes that she already has at home. The next day, all boxes are picked up by the package delivery company and shipped to the criminal's real address (in Nigeria or elsewhere). At this point all communication between the woman and the fraudster ceases after all her usefulness to her 'prospective husband' is now entirely over.
In many instances of this scam the fraudsters were even able to use the mark's own address to create accounts with the package deliverer, based on the woman's name and address. A week or two after the packages are delivered it is not uncommon for the woman to receive a huge freight bill from the shipping company. Unwittingly therefore the woman has been conned into becoming a criminal re-shipper and to help the fraudster with his criminal activities

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