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Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Classified Ads Scam
| Untitled Classified Ads Scam , ref:21065 |
Very often he proclaims to be a geologist and forges cheques from Qatar Petroleum to verify. Always when he has concluded the job he will come and visit you but is always then held up by customs and needs to be released but was carrying the only money he has which has been confiscated. Claims that he has no family and you are his only source of survival. There is a lawyer or suppose to be but probably is himself using the name George van de kamp email@example.com who contacts you via email to request payment for release. Payments are always requested to be sent via Western Union to a pick up point in this case Qatar. He then forges court documents to say that the court requires additional money before release. He goes also forges bank account websites claiming that the money that has been confiscated from him is to be transferred into an account with your name - so you assume you will get the money back. The bank account website is forged so does not exist - is using Emirates NBD Bank and probably others. If you fall for the bank account he will once the money looks like it has been transferred he will then claim and upgrade is needed for the account and so money is needed for that. He is very dangerous.