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Have you received an email from "ELI KAUFMANN" at "Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (ICEP)", claiming that he has found a "dormant Holocaust bank account" in Switzerland, and "Being a top executive at ICEP, I have all secret details and necessary contacts for claim of this funds without any hitch. The funds will be banked in any of the bank account you provere."
It is a scam. Even if it weren't a scam, it would be a felony, fraud and theft. But it is all nonsense, a scam made up to get money from you. See the example below, an actual email from the scammer, sent to a victim.
The scammer intends to to get hold of your money instead, by conning you into sending money for various "fees" to free the "funds in escrow". If you would like a step by step explanation of how this type of "Advance Fee Fraud" works, click here! Note some of the obvious scam clues that we have highlighted in the email below, such as excessive/incorrect use of CAPITAL letters, terrible spelling, grammar and punctuation, the use of free email accounts rather than a domain and website that matches the company's name, etc.
My name is ELI KAUFMANN . A member of Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (ICEP), Switzerland. ICEP is charged with the responsibility of finding bank accounts in Switzerland belonging to non-Swiss indigenes, which have remained dormant since World War II, It may interest you to know that In July of 1997, the Swiss Banker's Association published a list of dormant accounts originally opened by non-Swiss citizens.
These accounts had been dormant since the end of World War II (May 9, 1945). Most belonged to Holocaust victims.The continuing efforts of the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (ICEP) have since resulted in the discovery of additional dormant bank accounts - 54,000 in December, 1999.
The published lists contain all types of dormant accounts, including interest-bearing savings accounts, securities accounts, safe deposit boxes, custody accounts, and non-interest-bearing transaction accounts. Numbered accounts are also included.
Interest is paid on accounts that were interest bearing when establish The Claims Resolution Tribunal has been mandated to report all unclaimed funds for permanent closure of accounts and transfer of existing credit balance into the treasury of Switzerland government as provided by the law for management of assets of deceased beneficiaries who died interstate
(living no wills).
Being a top executive at ICEP, I have all secret details and necessary contacts for claim of this funds without any hitch. The funds will be banked in any of the bank account you provere. All that is required is for you to provide me your details for processing of the necessary legal, and administrative claim documents for transfer of the funds to you. Provide me with your full name, address, and telephone/fax.My share will be 60 percent and your share is 40 per cent of the total amount.the fund is $46 MILLION DOLLARS.THERE IS NO RISK INVOLVED.
The Holocaust Claims Processing Office has put funds in Escrow awaiting submission of valid claims for necessary disbursement. I find myself privileged to have this information and this may be a great opportunity for a life time of success without risks. Thank you for your prompt response.
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