- Additional Country Specific Instructions - Australia
According to the West African Crime Section (WAOCS) in the UK, Australians
are suppose to report 419 fraud matters in Australia to their local
police and also report to Australian West African Organized Crime
Section at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Additional Country Specific Instructions – Belgium
The Belgian Federal Police suggests everybody not to reply to these
types of emails. 419 spam
emails received by Belgian citizens or if contain Belgian phone
numbers or other Belgian information need to be sent, with headers,
in to the Belgian Federal Police at email@example.com so
that police could use these mails for further investigations.
- Additional Country Specific Instructions - Canada
Regional Offices of the RCMP Commercial Crime Branch are noted as
the proper places to direct scam inquiries faced by Canadians. The
phone/fax numbers of the nearest CCB office are available from in
any local detachment of the RCMP/GRC.
Also, in Canada, the Phone busters National Call
Centre (PNCC) have a joint partnership involving the Ontario Provincial
Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Phone busters is actually
very interested in receiving copies of any 'new' versions of Nigerian
letter schemes mainly for those involving Canadian scammer mailing
addresses or telephone numbers. You can email such
419 Scam letters
to them at WAFL@phonebusters.com
You have another option to access the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police Website (RCMP/GRC) that contains a section on the
- Additional Country Specific Instructions - Netherlands
Korps landelijke politiediensten
Subject: Fraud investigation
Referentie: C. Schep
Phone: +31 79 345 8900
Phone: +31 79 345 9300
Fax: +31 79 345 8792
Fax: +31 79 345 9396
The Dutch National Fraud bureau of the Financial
Crimes team of the Dutch National Bureau of Investigation had conducted
an investigation to worldwide fraud practices, which are known as
"Advance fee-fraud" or "419-fraud" “419-scam”.
If you have had contact with suspect scammer from
The Netherlands and had been victim to such 419 fraud, we urge you
not to send any more money. We would appreciate if you would cooperate
with the investigation by sending us a written report with the following
information in the format shown below:
: Your full name;
: Date of birth, place of birth and country
: Full contact address and country;
: Profession and nationality;
: Phone- and fax number and e-mail address
Hereby officially report a case of fraud to the Dutch
Please give a chronological overview of your case,
including the following aspects:
w How contact was first established
with the Scammer?
w How were you approached
w Who approached you (if
possible please give us full name, phone- and fax number and e-mail
w What was the role and function
w How was the case described
to you by the Scammer?
w With who else have you
had contact and what were the roles/functions of Scammers?
w Make a list of all contacts
you have had with the Spammer and the other parties involved (as
much as possible with date, time, by phone, fax or e-mail?)
w Have you ever met one or
more of the Scammer in person?
w If so, can you recognize
Please state if you have made any payments, and if
Make a list of all payments made by you, stating
the amount, the date, the beneficiary and also the method of payment
(cash, direct deposit or Western Union). Also need to note the information
you have about the bank and the account number and then name of
the account holder.
Please state that this statement and the information
contained within could be further used in a federal procedure against
the Scammer. Also state that you claim back from the Scammer all
the money that you have paid.
Finally, you need to state that you have filled the
following report truthfully. Do not forget to sign it up. Send this
report and all the documents you have received or sent copy and
all confirmations of receipt. Also carry a list of all documents
sent in your report.
Dienst Nationale Recherché Informatie
Landelijk Bureau Fraude
Post bus 3016
2700 KX Zetterberg
[This material courtesy of the Artists against 419 (Netherlands).]
Africa - Additional Country Specific Instructions - South
You might fax all 419-Scam
documents referencing South Africa, especially with those phone
numbers or other banking information, to the Commercial Branch,
South African Police Service, Head Office for further attention
Superintendent SC Schambriel at facsimile number +27123391202, telephone
number + 27123391203 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .za.
Please mention if you have incurred any financial loss.
The South African Police Service also maintains a
419 Scams/Nigerian Letters Alert on their existing website. They
also have a counter-419 scams notice in their FAQ Section on the
site. They used to show a short Anti-419 Scam Pamphlet that was
issued by and available from the South African Police Service.
Kingdom - Additional Country Specific Instructions - United
Basically, the UK have now decentralized 419
Scam reporting and does not want to hear from people unless
there has been any loss or a UK bank account or phone number is
given by the 419 Scammers. The complete instructions could be seen
at the London Metropolitan Police website section concerning Nigerian
419 Scammer Advance Fee Fraud http://www.met.police.uk/fraudalert/419.htm
States - Additional Country Specific Instructions - United
1. The United States Secret Service continues to
be tasked as a primary US law enforcement agency dealing with 419
Scammer Advance Fee Fraud matters. US Citizens or Residents with
No Financial Loss might email with 419 Scammer documents to the
United States Secret Service at email@example.com
where they will archived for future data mining. Only No Loss reports
need to be sent to this email address. Due to the pure volume of
materials received, USSS do not respond to submissions to this address.
2. United States Citizens and Residents who have
by now suffered a Financial Loss are instructed to contact any nearest
Field Office of the United States Secret Service (USSS) by telephone.
3. You might also file a Financial Loss complaint
(FIR) online with the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) [formerly
the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC)]. This organization is
in partnership with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).