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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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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?
sharon
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:20 EDT
scammed
Iwas was scammed two years ago.MY experience is unbelievable although in my mind I know that his scammer but I still communicate with him,and I was crying and helpless at that time.I agree that they used some sort of black magic so people do as they told and listen to them. I meet them in person andthey are con artist
Loretta
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:33 EDT
Bekya
I just wrote about it in my post MAKE SURE YOU DON"T BECOME A MULE. Look on the bottom. You are exactly becoming one!
Loretta
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:32 EDT
Bekya
Scammers try to make you their MULE. You receive gift from stolen Credit cards, This way your name is on the list in case other victim will notify police. Also they establishing your address this way.
I want to add that convicted mules have no mercy and always and up in jail.
Loretta
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:29 EDT
Ami Coy
Ami they use READNOTIFY, you need to go to the website and you can also sign up and track emails. You can learn how to read IP it is very easy. But most of host are covering IP and scanmers can also mask that.
Hung
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:18 EDT
to Bekya
HI, Bekya
it is 100% scam, do not acept the parcel, they will ask you to send money again and again,and you will not receive anything.
Bekya
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:10 EDT
Prudentialuniversalexpress.com
Hi..just wanna know if this company is true o scam...someone send me a gift then he told me once they diliver the parcel ill pay the dilivery charge??? Im worried about it.plss help me.
Ami Coy
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:16 EDT
Tracking the scammer?
Loretta,

What tracker software do the scammers use? Can it be identified in the Email header? I tried the "readnotify" and it actually identified the use of the tracking software in the header and added additional letters to my email name(very obvious to the scammers I am sure) - not good as I did not want the scammers to know that I was going to start tracking them. Is there software that can be used as part of the email process or can be downloaded to the scammers computer to track them? If any one else knows please help!
Loretta
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:30 EDT
MAKE SURE YOU DIDN"T BECOME A MULE - READ IT!
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
They ask you that to use you as a money mule and to launder money, which you will be held accountable and left to face federal chares and face up to 20 years in a federal prison, then you will also be know as an acoomplice to an international organized crime organization. Is that what you want to be?
Also when EACH time you open a message to read you are sending them a message of interest. Scammers have a tracker on every email they send out. That tracker will alert them each time you read the message, how long you had it open, where you opened the message, and if you forward that message to someone else. You are still allowing the scammer to make you an accomplice just by reading their messages.... And that is not something you want to have brought up by the FBI if you get caught...
Loretta
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:29 EDT
Please follow links if you were scammed in Malysia
This scammer is not UK citizen ,he is Nigerian and you will not get help from UK.Those phone numbers are redirecting and you can use them any where in the world and they look like call from UK. This is what you should do :

1) file report here :

http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/home


2) file report here :

http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx


3) file general report with local police department

4) register at :

romancescams.org
and file scam data and photos


5) register at :

romancescam.com
and write the story ,his letters ,photos


6) sign up for : readnotify.com --- you will see where he opened a letter


7) upload his photo at :
http://www.google.com/img


Malaysian Royal Police In Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

http://www.rmp.gov.my/index.cfm

This is the address Ibu Pejabat Polis Diraja Malaysia,
Bukit Aman,
50560 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Tel: 603 22662222
Fax: 603 20707500
Email: rmp@rmp.gov.my


For cyber crime such as black mail, African Scams including commercial crime and romance scams please use cc the mail to this Cyber Security Malaysia. This department is under RMP(Royal Police of Malaysia).
http://www.mycert.org.my/report_incidents/online_form.html

Good luck Loretta

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