Beware African 50,000 IP Camera Contract Scam

By John Honovich, Published Jul 12, 2019, 07:49am EDT

A “Nigerian Prince” scam for the video surveillance market is going around. You, or at least we, could be lucky enough to be the single bidder for a 50,000 IP camera project.

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Generic scams have been going on for years but this is a scam customized for video surveillance providers. Here is how it works.

**** ******** ******** **** email:

**** ***/*****,** ***** **** to ********* ** *** our ******* ****** *********** Limited. ** *** ***** an *********** ** *** Government ** ****** ** look *** ******* ******* which *** *** ******** to *** *** ****** for *** ******* ***** in **** ********;

****** *** ** *******- ITEMS (** *******) - TOTAL ********: **,*,***.** ***- SUPPLY: ** ******* / installments- ****: ******* ****

****** ** ****** ** your ******* ** ***** to *********** ** ************* Ministry ******

**** *** *********** ****** *********************** **********. *** **** ***** are *** ***** ******** but **** *** *** that *** ** *** ordinary ** **** ********** RFPs *********, *.*., **** excerpt:

*** ********** **** ** the ****** ***** *** expanded, ** *** ******** progressed, *** **** ** should ** ** ******:

****** *** *** *****. Sorry * ***** **** to ****** *** **** i **** ******* ** total ********! ** *** supposed ** ** *,****.**. Find *** ******** *** spec **** ***** ********. Please **** ** *** total *** *********.

***** **** ********* *** next **** *** ******** of *********** *** ******* me **** *** ******* is ** *** *** funds **** ********* *** are ********* ** *** Government ******** ******* ******* a ******** ******** **** is ***** ** *** and ****** *** *** above ********* *******, ** please ** ****** ** when **** ** ** ready ****** **** ** Uganda *** *** ******** discussions **** ** **** in ******** ***** ****.

******** **** *** ******** we **** *** ** Uganda *** *** ******* days, ** ******* **** so **** * ****** you **** ********* **** need ** ****** **** and **** ***** **** for ************ *** ********* the ****** ********* **** they **** **** *** later **** *** ********.

********** ******** **** **** arrange **** ****** ********* and ******** **** **** here *** *** ******** meetings *** ******* ** the ********.

*** **** *** ********* lucky ****** ** ** the '*** ****** ******' for **** ******* *******:

***** *** *** ******* interest ** *** ********** ministry *******, ******* ** i **** **** ********* you **** **** ** aninternational **-****** *** ** **** *** ****** ****** ** ******* for the above mentioned project reason is chairman and his fellow ministry officials have interest and influence in this project and have added their commission that is why they are willing to work with a reliable company that is ready to bid and tender for the above mentioned project.

** *** ******* *** phone ****** ******** ***** further ********* **** *** a ****:

*** ****** ** **** definitely **** ****** ** that ****** ** ****, but * *** ** call **** ***** ***** to **** *** ******* to **** ** *** a *****. *** ***** time, * ****** *** said * *** ******* about *** ** ******* that **** *** *** the *** **** ** on **. * ****** back * *** ******* later, *** * ******* thing ********. * ****** the ***** **** *** he ******** ****** ** the *****, *** **** i ******** ** ***** him ** **** *** a **** ** ***, he ****** *** ******** and **** ******** ** giving *********** **** *** in *** ***** *** couldn't ******* **** ****. Also, *** ** ***** telephone ******* (*** *** one) *****'* **** **** anywhere, ** * ****** both ** **** **** to **** ****.

Good **** ** *******

**** *** *** *******. There *** * **** amount ** ***** ****, distributors, *******, *********** *** others ******* ** **** lots ** *******.

** **, ***** ** do *** **** ******* at ***, ** ** just ******** *** ** is ********* **** * salesman ******* *** * whale **** **** ******* about ********* **** ****. Even ** **** ***** just * *** ** 1,000 ** **,*** ***** surveillance *************, ** ***** could ** * **** payday *** ***** ****** but ** ***** ** a **** ********* ********** for ******* ******* **** to ****.

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* ***** ********** *** people ******** ******* ** things **** ****. ** has *** *** ********* of * *****-****** ****. Over-eager ****** ******** **** they *** ***** ** impress *** ** ******* large ********** ** ****/*****-******** ("Chairman *** ****** ******** officials"). "***" **** **** is * "****" ***** from * ********* *******.

** ***** ******** ** the *** *** ***** your "******** **** ***** just *** *** ***** phase ** *** *******", because "**** **'** ******** and *** *** *******, we *** ****** ****/****+**%/******** and **** ***'* **** about *** *****, *** we **** ** *** the ******* ***** *****". Yeah, ****, **** ** up.

**** ***** ** *** guy *** ****** ** yesterday ****** ** * was *** "***** ***" for ***** *. * mean, *** ******, *** I'll **** *** **** an ***** ** *** want. *** ****'* **** identify ******* ** *** company ** *** *****, and ****** ******* ** how ** ***** * quantity ** ******* *** DVRs, *** ***** ** know "** * **** to **** **** ***, or ** ** ****** just ** ** ** competitor". **, *** **** was *** *** ****** equipment (********* ***'* **** if ** ***** ******, or ** ******). ****** way, **** ****** *** goodbye, **** ** **** with **** ***, ** don't ** *** ****** products.

* ********* **** *** for ****** *** ***** the ******** ** *** that **** *** ***** into ***** ***** ** deals.

 

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** *** ***** *** the **** ** *** form ** *******. ** sometimes **** ** ****** and **** ** ***** desperation ** *** *** scam ****. ** **** want ******** ** *** US, ** **** **** their ***** **** **** them * *** ** glitter. 

 

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** *** ***** ****. They ****** **** * fake ****** **** ***. They ******* ****** **** tons ** **** ****** or ******** ********. ******** I *** *** ********* words, ** ****** * red **** *** ** as *****:

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****** ***** **** ** you ****** ****** *****

 

 

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*** **** ****** **** don't *** "******" *******? Is ******** *** ** style ***? :'(

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****;

**** ***, **** *****'** been *****!!

 

:-)

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*** ********** **** ** the ****** ***** *** expanded, ** *** ******** progressed, *** **** ** should ** ** ******.

*** ** *** ***** IPVM ******** **** **** to ** ** **** trip?  ***** **** ***** stop ** ***** ** visit ********* ** ** the *** ****?

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*** ** *** ***** IPVM ******** **** **** to ** ** **** trip? ***** **** ***** stop ** *****

*****, *** **** ***** one ***** ** **** dangerous *** **...

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*** ******* ********** ** currently ****** / ********* video ************ *******, *.*.***** ****: ********** ****** **** for **** ******* *********

***** ******** *** ********* clever ****** ** ***** a **** ***** ** real ****** ** ******** the *************.

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**** ******* ** ** you ******** ***** *** an ****** ** **** validity ** ***** ***** of ***** ********** *********.

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************* ***** ***** **** work, ** **** **** been ***** ** ** long ** *** ******** has **** ******.

 

 

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***** *** ********* * lot ** ******* ******** from *****, **** *** Doha.

******** ** *** ****** straight **** * *********** officer **** ** *** trash.

 

 

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**** **** ** *** similar ***** **** ******* from *****. *'** *** an ***** **** **** ******* to *** **** ******** of ** ***** ****** Design **** *** "******** Community ** **** ******* States".  

******** ***** *.* ******** Community ** **** ******* States (******), ** * have ******* ********* ** the (******) **** **** company ** ******** ** associate **** *** *** supply ** ***** *****.
...**** **** ********* ** buy *** ***** ******** items :

*) ** ***** ****** Design **** *** ******* 9.1 - * *******
********: ****     

** *** **** ** suspicious. *** **** ********? Our *** ********* ******* from ********** ******* *** up ** *** ******** (we **** **** **** 20 ********** ********* ***** our *******).

**** * ******** **** 2000 * $*** (*** license ***** ) ***** about *,***,*** ***. 

** ** ********. ********* they ********* ***** **** email ********. 

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***** ***** ******** ******* before *** ********.  * remember ** ******'* *********** business ******* ***** "******** Prince" ******* ** *** late **'*.  ********* * lot ****** ** ***** out *** *** *-**** though.

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***** ** ** *** to *********.  ** * prior *******, ** ******** were ***** ** **** 100 ******* ** *****.  We ******** * ****-******** number.  ** *** *** due ********* *** ******* it *** ******* **** our ****, *** **** waited * ***** **** to *** **** ********.  It *** *** ****!  We **** ******** ** ship *** ***** *** voila, *** **** ******** the **** ******** *******, and ******* *** *******.  This *** ***** *** days!  ******* ** ****'* shipped ********.  ** **** Googled *** ******** ******* and ***** ** *** an ***** *** ** Khartoum!  * ***** *** delivery ****** *** ** cahoots.

**** * **** ******** can ** ****.  **** with * ****** **** number.  ****** **** *** protecting ** ***** *** gullible ******!

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*** ***** *** ******* new. *** ** ****** still **** *** *****? Someone **** ******* **** wouldn’t ** ***** *** time ** *** ******** if ** ****’* *******. It’s **** * ***** since * **** *** 419 **** ******, *** they **** ** ** very ************. 

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**** ****** ** ******** attacks.  * *** *** yesterday *** **** ***** to ******* *** **.  Got ** *-**** **** an ******** ** ** integrator/customer **** * **** to ******** * ********.  Since * ****'* ********* a ******** * ******** that *** ***** ******* was ***** *** *********.  The ******** ********* **** the ******* *** **** her *** **** *** file *** *** ** RFP ***.  **** * tried ** ****** *** link *** ** ******* barred ** **** ********* the ****.

* ****** *** **** number *** **** ********; from ***** *********.  **** line.  **** ***** *****, the ********'* ***** ******* got ******.  **** ******* the ***** ******* ** her ********* ** ****** couldn't **** *** ** verify.  ** *******!

 

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Good **** ** *******

**** ** ****?

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