Online dating fraud stories
A thousand dollars may not be much for you but most Gold comes from countries where a 00 goes a long way.We had one recently where we signed contracts, told the shipment was in Dubai and they needed 00 to release the goods from customs. 3) Asking for a letter of introduction to business.This is often asked for if a seller wishes to escort the Gold product and needs a letter for customs.Basically they are using your company to support their visa application, so unless you want to be dragged into a case for illegal immigration, do NOT send the letter.These funds are not to be paid out until completion of the deal, giving the buyer security.Unfortunately these can be monetised or used as proof of funds to then go out and purchase Gold to sell the buyer. This can even be done with an MT799 which is only a swift message of proof of funds between banks, but can be used to flip a deal once the scammer has proof of a willing buyer with funds. With so many gold offers around scammers reuse documentation photo shopping signatures from one to another.These proofs are then used to run scams in your name, especially passports!
These are often backed up by equally corrupt lawyers or advocates in Africa.Check the incorporation date of the company, size, website, directors, previous dealings in the industry, etc.Or alternatively get us to do it for you, we are one of the largest buyers in Africa and have a proven track record, why go anywhere else and risk it?A non exhaustive list of the main culprits we get time and time again. Look for variation on the names, its still the same people, trust our vast experience.LATEST SCAM October 2017: or is a fake company offering SBLC issuance and pretending to be the World Gold Council.