419 Scam – 419 scammers solicit funds for Haiti earthquake victims
The same criminals who pose as email lotteries, corrupt bank employees, lawyers or family members of dead dictators in the "419" advance fee fraud seem to be taking advantage of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, just as they have after earthqake in Haiti or the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami or Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Unscrupulous criminals like that are like vultures, feeding off the suffering of others.
Here we will collect examples of such scam emails.
Other charity scams:
Here are several examples:
From: "Ahbap Dernegi Org." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2023 07:49:48 -0800
Subject: HELP TURKEY.
Turkey has been hit by two massive earthquake with magnitude of 7.8.
More than 3500 casualties are reported and 10 cities are in need of
help. The casualties are expected to increase.
These 2 organizations are working hard for the rescue and health of
the people in the damaged cities. You can help by donating to these
BITCOIN ADDRESS: bc1q08rkl4asj9l0my80lnw3hph8fe5u3lcy8f5a7e
ETH ADDRESS: 0xbd1431dC979F9B00a928ca8fF4d8c421D40044B6
Or you can visit ahbap.org/disasters-turkey.
Turkey Kizilay Dernegi.
ACCOUNT NAME: Turkish Red Crescent Association.
TL ACCOUNT NO: 2110-2868-5254.
TL IBAN NO: TR 4800 0100 2110 0000 2868 5254.
USD ACCOUNT NO: 2110-2868-5255.
USD IBAN NO: TR 2100 0100 2110 0000 2868 5255.
EURO ACCOUNT NO: 2110-2868-5256.
EURO IBAN NO: TR 9100 0100 2110 0000 2868 5256.
BITCOIN ADDRESS: 3LonXrydH9AoiMiceTKr9X2bDMUg9sq58x
ETH ADDRESS: 0x47DD61138431B9003Caa4eda0AdBbfEaEf6A5a1E