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COLONEL BILL BRADFORD, SHAUN HARRISON
FAKE COLONEL IN US ARMY, FAKE DIPLOMAT, PARCEL DELIVERY SCAMMER, ROMANCE SCAMMER
Studied at United States Military Academy
Lives in Kabul, Afghanistan
From Columbus, Ohio
He asked me to help him in send a package from the Customs in Jakarta, where the diplomat had to stop in his flight to here. The asking for money is that he affirmed that the Ministry of Finance of Jakarta, Indonesia, was asking for more and more money to send that package. The diplomat could not open it to be scanned, and so on. Here is the fake form they sent to me
The emails from theme are: Mr. BRADFORD BILL, (fake Colonel in US Army, based on Kabul, Afghanistan) firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and Mr. SHAUN HARRISON (fake diplomat from Contract Link Diplomatic Secured Security Company) firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no such thing as a Diplomatic Clearance Fee. If you are contacted by a courier service that says they are delivering a shipment to you and require you to pay a “Diplomatic Clearance” Fee or a “Customs fee” before it can be delivered to your home, DO NOT SEND THE MONEY. There is no package and you are the target of a scam. Do not be confused by any official sounding information they provide such as airway bill numbers, etc. This is just window dressing to make the scam seem more authentic. Diplomats do not act as convenient parcel delivery couriers for private individuals, they only work for Governments.
Scammers like to have friends so they will often add a few more fake profiles they own to themselves. Here is one, but we also found several other examples.
JOHNSON ETTA. FAKE SOLDIER
Note that if he is Johnson Etta his name tag would not say Johnson. Nigerians also like to turn names backwards.
MICHEAL SCULLY.FAKE SOLDIER
From Ohio City, Ohio
EMAIL MESSAGES TO INFORMANT
From: micheal scully < email@example.com >
Subject:Re: My darling love i am missing you
so sorry my love i deleted my account because all the women want me and some are angry that am engaged to u so baby am tired with their complains i just want ejust u alone and nobody else my love i will stay strong for u always i promise you my lov
On Nov 20, 2016 8:09 PM, “micheal scully” < firstname.lastname@example.org >
wrote:i know bby
From: micheal scully
Subject: My darling love i am missing you
baby i just added u with mt friend facebook accept so we could chat is name is kelvin marino am waiting my love
He is wanting me to send him $150.00 to him for the phone he wants. He already has money I sent him.
This is a common phone/419 scam. DO NOT SEND MONEY IF YOU SEE SUCH REQUESTS.