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Advance Fee Fraud
Phone numbers associated with this scam:
Christine Ayers McGee
Rodney D. Hollingshead
We are publishing what we have from our Informant. Unfortunately we do not know what website the Informant talked to the scammer on. We have only one picture attached to the information.
We found a few scammer Profiles using pictures of the same person which we provided below.
Scammer e-mail address:
We have been talking for over a year now and yes, I already lost money. I stopped sending him money, but we still talk and hoping to meet in person. He said he is still in the Gulf working in the rig called “Taiwan Ocean/coach 1/coach 2”. But I had asked friends around who flies people to and from the Gulf and they have not heard of such rig. I have done a few investigations myself but I always end up at dead-ends, or should I say, through a wall – no results, no outcomes, no real answers. Mark said his two kids are in St Rose de Lima School in Florida boarding school and waiting for him to come home. I have been urging him to confess being a scammer but he said he is not. He said he is just in a dire situation with a wicked Shell contractor named Patrick Blinks. He and his workers are not being released until the two security guards are paid $55,000 USD. They were able to lower it to $30,000 USD. Pastor Charles Buchanan helped them with $15,000 USD. One security guard is now asking only $1500 USD which I can no longer afford to provide. I had sent him almost $25,000 USD to help with his kids’ needs and to pay for broken pipe. He even told me to meet the Pastor to find out the truth that he is not a scammer. The Pastor confirmed that they are not.
I have attached screenshots of messages between me and the Pastor. I also attached Mark’s picture and his kids. He said that if I send him $1500 USD, it will be the last.
The following information are names and bank accounts that he asked me to send money to:
1. Christine Ayers McGee
1059 Kedron Church Rd Aiken SC 29805
I sent $1000 USD to her via Western Union
2. Calistus Okotie *(!)
6770 West Branch dr., Houston, TX, 77072 USA
3. Eliot Vincent (His kids’ teacher)
Account Name: IAA Buyer
Account Number: 3756658677
Routing Number: 026009593
Bank Name: Bank of America
Bank Address:100 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
Swift Code: bofaus3n
Chips Code: 0959
Buyer acct # 321718
I sent $1500 USD via in-branch account deposit but was not able to confirm where my money went and for what purpose. The company’s customer service dept do not provide any information even when I gave them the Buyer’s account number. I guess it’s because I am female. I sent the money for Mark’s kids. One of the owners of the company also owns the school.
4. Petta Gay Lawton
City: Pembroke Pines
Routing number: 267084131
Petta Gay Lawton AKA Marilyn Chin Sue Lawton, Marilyn Chin Sue, Marilyn Sue Lawton. I sent her almost $18,000 USD and tried to contact her but she never pick up the call nor return my calls. Her phone number is 954-531-2055
5. Laurence Zuriff LLC
3577 N. Beltline Rd, Irving, Texas 75062
Acct number 488071167125
Routing number 026009593
Swift code BOFAUS6S
Mark said he is a teacher of his kids. A friend of mine from the bank said that Laurence is a lawyer with only $4.00 left in the account. I am thinking maybe Mark is in prison and saving money for bail but it would be impossible for him to make phone calls.
6. Simon Blake
555 E. 33rd Place, Chicago, IL 60616
He is another teacher in the school
7. Dalisha Lewis
190a Cicero Rd, Beaumont, Mississippi 39423
Tel # 601-588-0805 and 769-390-4098
Bank: Central Sunbelt Credit Union, Lincoln Rd, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
Member # 6222960
Routing # 265-377-633
Acct # 00000526163415
I sent her $1500 USD and she said that the Pastor asked him to send it to an orphanage in Nigeria. Mark told me his kids’ teacher received the money for their toiletry needs and was not given to any orphanage.
8. Rodney D. Hollingshead
Account # 325064939782
Bank: Bank of America
Routing # 121000358
Address: Selpuveda, Westchester, CA USA
Swift code: BOFAUS3
He is also a teacher of his kids. His account only has less than $20.
9. Bank name: BB&T Bank
Account name: Chinnez Offshore
Account number: 0000246755906
Bank address: 3401 N Pines Island Rd, Sunrise, FL 33351
Chinnez Offshore was incorporated in June 2017 in Florida and also owned by Marilyn Chin Sue AKA Petta Gay Lawton. Mark gave me this information and he said that the security guard is employed by this company. If I send them the $1500 USD, Mark and his workers will be released and sent home. But I stopped sending him money. I told him I am already poor. He said he will pay everything back and we will go to Wells Fargo to withdraw from his account. He cannot access it now because it was set up as time/ term deposit or certificate of deposit. He said he already called the Manager at Wells Fargo New York but he was told to sign papers in person. Online banking is not allowed and not possible for term deposits especially transfers.
I have sent messages to the following facebook accounts through messenger but only Dalisha Lewis responds. The Pastor has stopped messaging me:
During the course of my investigation, I came across a name on Facebook and Instagram and found his pictures and his kids. It was under the names of Robbie Pascal **(!), Edward Moorman, Haar S. Robert, Haar Robert, Jason P. Micheal. I asked Mark about it and said that his computer was hacked before leaving for the Gulf. He said that some of the pictures he sent me were similar to the ones stolen from his computer. He said that, once he leaves the Gulf, he will file a lawsuit against Facebook, Instagram, and his boss Patrick Blinks.
His phone number is 518-757-6844
**(!) Here is the real Profile of the money launderer Calistus Okotie (N2 on the list above)
The money launderer and scammer supporter!
Former Safety Officer at APM Terminals
Went to Royal climax college
Lives in Houston, Texas
From Columbus, Georgia
**(!) Scammer Profiles with the name “Robert Pascal”, mentioned by the Informant in the text above:
Message on a mail box:
From: "Mark Anderson" email@example.com To: XXXX Date: Jun XX, 2017 Subject: Hello hon
Mrs Anderson The world is a better place to be because of you. You make me feel beautiful. Thank you for giving me so much more than I ever could have wanted. I am so thankful for what we have, and for everything we will have. You are the only woman I ever want to share my life with. I could never imagine what it would be like if we were to lose each other. I don’t even want to think about it. I want you to know that I’ve fallen deeply in love with you form the minute i came across your profile on FB. There are no words to express the gratitude I feel in my heart that you accept my friend request, and how your beauty make every day so special. You are my life, my heart, my soul. You are my best friend, my one true love, my one and only. I love you more today than I did yesterday, and I’ll love you more tomorrow than I do today.Good Morning and agel and i hope u slept like a baby 🙂
Scammer Profiles with pictures of the same person:
Rig Manager at Shell Oil
Studied Petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University
Studied Petroleum engineering at Stanford University
Lives in Potomac, Maryland
From Nice, France
“My son Elliot and I”
My name is Engr.Travere Blanc from France but spent most of my life in the United States.
Location: Potomac, MD
Joined July 2017
Fake scammer Profiles with pictures of the same person above:
Steven Paul Micheal
Drilling Engineer at Shell
Studied at University of South Florida
Lives in West Tampa, Florida
From Dallas, Texas
Hi, My Name’s Raymond David Butters. I work for WeatherFord International as a Managing supervisor, we look forward to expanding our company all across North America and Europe. I pride myself with the fact that all through my career i have maintained a good working relationship with my workers, and this has made us very successful in all our projects we undertook together. I’m hardworking, Diligent, creative, A Visionary with focus and seek to find the same if not better. Have a good day.
Stephenmartins8026 (Stephen Martins)
51 years old
Jacksonville Beach, United States
In search of: Love
Fake scammer Profile with the name “Mark Anderson”:
Photo of Anthony Michael Bourdain (is an American chef, author, and television personality)
Ship captain at Ocean Steam Ship Company
Studied at Saint Louis University
Went to UMSL
Lives in St. Louis
From Missouri City, Texas