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AV product:

"I left Your Money at The Courier Service"
or "Security Company" Scam
ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier Company
"Prince Yerry Gandi", "FREDRICK MANTU"

If you receive an email from Prince Yerry Gandi claiming they hadn't heard from you, and your check for $1.5 million dollars is going to expire, so he cashed it for you and is shipping it to you in a box labeled "cloths" via "ZENITH COURIER COMPANY" (or "Diplomatic Courier Company", they don't seem to know where they work), and now you need to contact FREDRICK MANTU at to recover the money; well, by now you should immediately recognize it as a scam.  Why would someone you don't know owe you a huge sum of money, and leave it in a box at a "courier" or a "security company or "ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier Company" and tell you to contact FREDRICK MANTU in order to retrieve?  It simply makes no sense.  You should immediately dismiss it as a scam.

And for a "Prince", his grammar is pathetic.

However, if you really have a desire to be a victim, and are saying to yourself "but, but, but... what if I just forgot that I'm owed a huge sum of money, or maybe they got me by mistake and will still send me the money".  Well, first, we'll tell you you're hopeless.

Next ask yourself why FREDRICK MANTU, who presumably works at "ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier Company" is having you write to him at "". Shouldn't he have a real company address like "FREDRICK MANTU@ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier" ?

Here are some other clues to the scam:

  • Pigeon English - Notice that as the scammer gets past the initial template email and must write free-form, how his grammar, spelling and basic sentence structure go straight in the toilet.  The scammers don't even know how to use spell checkers.  After all, this is a stupid, low-life criminal in the heart of Africa, who probably dropped out of school at age 5 to join a gang or militia. Obviously, real businesses proofread their emails; they look and read more professional.

  • Using free email account: The scammer is writing to you from a FREE email account (Yahoo, Hotmail, Excite, AIM, Gmail, etc.).  Don't you think a real organization would use its own email, its own domain and website?

  • "ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier Company" - Have you ever heard of ZENITH COURIER COMPANY or Diplomatic Courier Company? What is it's website?  Why wasn't that in the email?

Actual scam reply email (One example - the scammers constantly change names, dates and addresses!):

The recipient told us: "

This is the email I was sent and a cashier's check did arrive in the amount of $15000.00. I took it to my bank and they said it was a total fake. Who should I report this to?

pxgandi04 <> wrote:


Attn: My Dear,

I have paid the fee for your Check Draft. Because the manager of Eko Bank Benin told me that before the check will get to you that it will expire. So I told him to cash $1.5M, all the necessary arrangement of delivering the $1.5M in cash was made with DIPLOMATIC COURIER DELIVERY COMPANY SERVICE.

 This is the information of the contact person of Diplomatic Courier Company.
PHONE: +234 806 279 7600

Please, Send them your contacts information to enable them locate you immediately they arrived in your country with your BOX .This is what they need from you, you have to reconfirm delivery information to them again to avoid any mistake on the delivering.

Reconfirm below information to the company.
Your Full Name-----------------------
Your Address---------------------------
Home telephone---------------------
Office telephone (if any)---------------------

Let me know immediately you receive your package and check the contents whether the complete of the total $1.5M.
Please make sure you send this needed info to the Director General of Diplomatic Courier Delivery Company Service FREDRICK MANTU with the address given to you.
Note; The DIPLOMATIC COURIER DELIVERY COMPANY SERVICE don t know the contents of the Box. I registered it as Box of Africa cloths. The diplomat Agent don't know that it contents money, this is to avoid them delaying with the Box, don't let the Diplomat Agent know that it is money that is in that Box.

I am waiting for your urgent response. 
    Thanks and Remain Blessed.
         Prince Yerry Gandi


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