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Scam email #229447 - 419 gold scam

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The email was sent on 2017-05-23 08:32:37 and appeared to be from cb_gh@africamail.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to cb_gh@africamail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from in Unknown, United Kingdom

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I could not find these email addresses in scammed.by so I hope you can

include them for the next innocent person. These folks have bilked a

retired friend of mine (who as you can tell isn't highly educated) out of

$150,000 over the last 6 years, apparently. He approached me for $4,000 USD

to help him get his gold out of Africa, which got me researching this 419

scam. I don't know how they've convinced him that another $4,000 USD will

be his ticket to riches (one of these people is supposedly putting up the

other $8,000 to ship the $12M worth of gold to him in the United States)

when all the other money he has sent hasn't accomplished this, but they've

really hosed this guy. His house is about to be foreclosed upon this week

as a result of these criminals and he still thinks they are all independent

players trying to help him out. Once the gold gets here, the girlfriend he

found through an online matching service is going to come from Ghana to

America to marry him. Poor guy. He tells me this enormously elaborate

story that makes my head spin trying to make sense of what happened when and

who is doing what and why his money and his gold are taking so long to get

to him.







Regards,







Ray Andrew









From: Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> >

Date: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 4:24 AM

Subject: Re: Community Bank Ghana

To:







COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr ---,







Thank you for your mail, That I will put on the table of the board members

in the bank, Please tell us when is the activation fees will be paid for

your transfer to commerce.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Oct 3, 2014, at 9:29 AM, ---- wrote:



SO AFTER THE ACC HAS BEEN ACTAVATED YOU CAN TAKE THE TRANSFER FEE FROM THE

ACC AND TRANSFER THE BALLANCE TO ME ,OK







On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 3:25 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. ----,







Thank you for your mail, Actually the cost of transfer our bank charges is

3-4% percent, that is why i stated we will have a board meeting to see to

the charges.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .













On Oct 3, 2014, at 8:50 AM, ---- wrote:



SIR,I AM NOT GOING TO SEND YOU 1100 DOLLERS UNTIL UNTILL I KNOW THE TOTAL

COST OF THE TRANSFER.IF YOU RUN A BANK AND YOU DONT KNOW HOW MUCH A TRANSFER

WILL COST THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE MANAGEMENT THERE.I CAN TRANSFER

ANY AMOUNT OF MONEY TO GHANA FOR 40 DOLLERS..I HAVE DONE SO SEVERAL TIMES.







On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 12:14 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. ----,







Thank you for your mail, I can't tell you how much will be the total cost

because the account is not activated. Once that is done then we will have a

board meeting regarding the total cost. I don't want any situation I will

give you an estimate then when it goes up or down I don't want to be a man

of my word but I will make sure everything is successful.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Oct 2, 2014, at 6:40 PM, ---- wrote:



iI UNDERSTAND YOU WANT ME TO SEND YOU 1100 DOLLERS TO ACTAVATE MY ACC.WHY

SHOULD I HAVE TO SEND 1100 DOLLERS TO YOU IF I HAVE MONEY IN YOUR BANK.AND

AFTER



THE ACC IS ACTAVATED HOW MUCH IS THE TRANSFER GOING TO COST ?I HAVE

TRANSFERD MONEY TO GHANA FOR 40 DOLLERS. JAMES











On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. ------,







How are you doing, the community bank board committee want to know if you

are proceeding with your transfer or not, because the auditor will be coming

for their end of year audit and we don't want any situation they will see

your said funds is still laying down without transfer.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Sep 23, 2014, at 6:14 PM, ----- wrote:



SO WHOT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH IT.ACORDING TO YOU IT IS MINE.SO IF NO ONE

CAN GET IT WHY DID YOU CONTACT ME ?











On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 6:23 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. ------,







Why the funds can't be wire directly to your account it is because the funds

is laying down in an escrow account so that not anybody can have access to

it.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Sep 23, 2014, at 11:41 AM, ----- wrote:



YOU MUST BE JOKING.NO ACC IS DORMANT AS LONG AS THERE IS

MONEY IN IT.







On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 5:32 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. -------,







Activation charges fees is $1,100. Once the fees is receive by us it will

take 4-5 banking working days for your funds to reflect in your account in

the states.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Sep 23, 2014, at 11:09 AM, ----- wrote:



AND HOW MUCH IS THAT ?











On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 5:07 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. ------,







The funds is laying down in an escrow account in our bank now for months, we

didn't hear from you so we thought you are no longer interested in receiving

your funds.







Presently the account that was open in your name with our bank is currently

dormant now, before any transfer can commerce you need to pay for the

activation charges then we will proceed with the transfer to your designated

account in US.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Sep 23, 2014, at 10:51 AM, ------ wrote:



yes i remember her telling me about that at the time.but heard no more about

it.so if i can get the funds transferd to my acc. now i am prepared to deal

with it know







On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 4:12 AM, Community Bank Ghana <cb_gh@africamail.com

cb_gh@africamail.com> > wrote:



COMMUNITY BANK GHANA.



La 107, Accra High Street Accra Ghana.



P O Box, CT 2344 Cantoments







Dear Mr. -------,







Thank you for your mail. Can you remember the year 2012 we supposed to wire

your funds deposited by late Samira's father to help us transfer it to you

in the states.







Is like you where not ready to receive the funds so we decided to stop, the

funds is still laying in the escrow account.







Regards



Kwame Bonsu



Int. Relationship Manager.



+233271573974 .









On Sep 23, 2014, at 3:22 AM, ------ wrote:



IT HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION BY DR. KENNETH HALL THAT



THERE IS SOME FUNDS BEING HELD THERE FOR ME.COMEING FROM ECOWAS FOREIGN

PAYMENTS COMMISSION.PLEASE EXPLANE WHERE IT CAME FROM AND WHO PUT IT

THERE.AND WHOT I SHOULD DO ABOUT IT. THANK YOU -----------































































---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: -------



Date: Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 5:18 AM

Subject: Fwd: Contact the bank.



To: kwame nkansah <knkansah605@gmail.com knkansah605@gmail.com> >











---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: -------



Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 7:01 PM

Subject: Fwd: Contact the bank.

To: Samira Haruna <sa0246@yahoo.com sa0246@yahoo.com> >











---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: -------

Date: Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Subject: Fwd: Contact the bank.



To: bright owusu <inspertor_police02@yahoo.com

inspertor_police02@yahoo.com> >











---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> >

Date: Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:01 AM

Subject: Re: Contact the bank.

To: -----





Attn. -------,



Below is the contact details of the bank:



Bank: Community Bank Ghana

Email: cb_gh@africamail.com cb_gh@africamail.com>

Phone/Fax: +233271573974







Write to them that you where instructed by ECOWAS foreign payment commission

to reach regarding your funds deposited in their bank vault. You will be

waiting for further details from them for the success of your wire transfer.







Dr. Kenneth Hall.





On Monday, September 22, 2014, Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> > wrote:



Attn. ------,



Thanks for your mail, I will link you to the bank here in Ghana which the

funds is deposited, after you reach the bank they will instruct you on what

to do for the funds to be wire to your account in the States.







Dr. Hall.



On Monday, September 22, 2014, ------- wrote:



ok,and how do i go about getting the funds transford to my acc.?you seem to

know everything about it,is that something you can do ?







On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 5:23 AM, Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> > wrote:



Attn. ------,



If you can give me 20-30% of the total funds I will be okay with that.







Dr. Hall.











On Monday, September 22, 2014, ---- wrote:



you did not answer my qwestion,how much do you expect to get for your self ?







On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 4:00 AM, Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> > wrote:



Attn. ------,



The funds is coming from ECOWAS foreign payments commission the amount

is $3.5MUSD as am talking to you right now the funds is laying down in an

escrow account with Community bank is left for you to reach them for the

claim and transfer to your desirable account of your choice.







Dr. Hall.





On Monday, September 22, 2014, ------ wrote:



WHERE DID THE FUNDS COME FROM AND HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN THERE WHOT IS THE

AMOUNT?AND WHOT PERSENTAGE ARE YOU EXPECTING ?











On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 3:19 AM, Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> > wrote:



Attn. ------,



Thanks for your mail. As i told you on our phone conversation yesterday. I

work with the ECOWAS Regional foreign commission and is to monitor every

transaction going on in the West African States.



We got your phone number from our office in Ghana-Burkina faso border,

stating to us about a trunk box containing your information that was the

reason I called you to verify because we have notice somebody is trying to

divert the funds to Lebanon. We know you are from the United States and got

nothing to with Lebanon. As am talking to you now the funds have been

deposited in an Escrow account with community bank here in Ghana, So if you

are ready then I will instruct you on what to allow your funds be wired to

your account in the states.







But you have to promise me that when the funds is successfully wire to you I

have my percentage inside that is why am putting this effort.







Dr. Kenneth Hall.





On Monday, September 22, 2014, ------ <jiw4261936@gmail.com

jiw4261936@gmail.com> > wrote:



IF I HAVE FUNDS AVAILABLE TRANSFER TO MY ACC IN THE USA







On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 5:21 PM, Kenneth Hall <kenneth.hall93@gmail.com

kenneth.hall93@gmail.com> > wrote:



Ecowas Regional Foreign Payment Commission

Under the Supervision of United Nation's

Ecowas Approved Offshore Payment Center

Accra -Republic of GHANA.



Attn. ------,



Wire Transfer Payment Report To The Owner / Beneficiary



For the last time in our payment schedules, we humbly write to re-affirm the

truthfulness of the information of the beneficiary bank account as confirmed

to us from the Data Department and Safe Keeping Office of the Ghana

Government i want u confirm of this is your account u want the fund to be

transfer to.



BANK NAME: BEMO S..A.L. / BEIRUT / LEBANON BANK

ADDRESS: SASINE AQUARE - ASHRAFIA - BEIRUT - LEBANON BANK

FAX: +961-1-329351

ACCOUNT NO: 0020648 / BBSF.

ACCOUNT NAME: --------.

SWIFT CODE: EUMOLBBE

AMOUNT: $3.5MUSD



The execution of your wire transfer would be carry out to the above bank

account as stated and therefore, before we do this conclusively we strongly

advice you to get back to this commission for possible re-affirmation or

otherwise.



This message is coming to you because of our bad experiences as a result of

contradictory and Multi-complicated information coming from Ghana where your

payment originated. You are therefore advised to expressly get in touch with

this commission for possible confirmation of your approved payment to the

above bank account as programmed already.



We deeply apologize for the delay in releasing your payment as directed.



Our Best Regards,





Dr Kenneth Hall.
























































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