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25 Internet Crimes

  1. 1. Internet Crimes 25 Factual Cases Sajid Imtiaz
  2. 2. ISBN: 978-969-23197-2-0 Title: Internet Crimes – 25 Factual Cases Author: Sajid Imtiaz Editor: Hameed Qaisar 1st Edition: 2013 Dedicated to - Pakistan Society of Criminology - Competence and Trauma Center for Journalists (CTCJ) - Internet Crime Complaint Center - Foundation of Old Comprehensive United Students (FOCUS)
  3. 3. Contents • Foreword • Internet Crimes - Case 1-25 • A World Record - 100 Cyber Crimes Reported • Internet Crime Control Authority • How to Break A World Record • How to Curb Cyber Crimes • About the Author
  4. 4. Foreword Cyber crimes are one of critical issues faced to the world. Every day we find hacking and bait advertising emails in our inboxes. Cyber warfare is going on between America and China. Criminals use identity of big corporations and banks to make money from developing countries like Pakistan. To curb crimes, America has established Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). There needs to be 99% awareness on cyber crimes in Pakistan. Pakistanis are law abiding people and have been victimized by cyber criminals. Sajid Imtiaz has set a world record for reporting 100 cyber crimes in eight months to IC3 and the FBI. He has selected 25 cases for information of police force, students and general public. I find them factual and informative.
  5. 5. Government of Pakistan must allocate funds for victims of virus and cyber criminals. For enhancing image of Pakistan abroad, I request Government of Pakistan to give befitting award to the author. Moreover, I take this opportunity to recommend author to submit the book as thesis for honorary Ph.D. in criminology in any recognized Pakistani university. Hopefully everyone will enjoy this well composed criminology book. Sajid Imtiaz
  6. 6. Case 1 Crime Incident: We the management of DHL Courier Service hereby uses this medium to notify you that your parcel is still in our possession. This parcel contained an International Cashier Bank Draft/Cheque worth the sum of $800,000 (Eight Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only) and it is ready for delivery to your doorstep. Meanwhile, before the delivery or shipment will take place, you are advice to reconfirm to us the following data mention below: 1.Your Name 2.Full Address 3.Age 4.Sex 5.Telephone The above requested information will enable us deliver your parcel correctly without any mistake or delivering your parcel to a wrong person. Note: No charges should be made before delivery except the stamp duty fees which is just $75. Delivery would be made to your doorstep as soon as we receive your mail. Best Regard, Mr. Mohmo Benson DHL
  7. 7. Courier Service Managing Director. Email: mohmobenson@admin.in.th Analysis: This case is an example of illegal cheque of $800,000 asking for 75 dollars thus liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of DHL. Report: 25 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304251653506451 Case 2 Crime Incident: Dear Friend! I sourced your email from a human resource profile database in the chamber. My name is Mr. Ibrahim Zufar, account officer to late Mr. Hussein Mubarak from Kuwait who is a gold merchant agent here in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso, a well known philanthropist before he died. He made a will stating that $5.4 million dollars (Five million four hundred thousand USD) should be given to a citizen of our choice overseas. I have made a
  8. 8. random draw and your e-mail address was picked as the beneficiary to this will. I am particularly interested in securing this money from the Bank because they have issued a notice instructing me being the account officer to produce the beneficiary of this else the money will be credited to the Government treasury as per law here. It is my utmost desire to execute the will of my late client Mr. Hussein Mubarak since he is no more alive, both wife Nera Mubarak, and daughter Fatimata Mubarak. You are required to contact me immediately to enable me update you in detail & about the process of this very golden opportunity. I urge you to call or mail me immediately for further details bearing in mind that the Bank has given us a date limit, please act fast. I await your urgent response. Meanwhile I request on your return mail, kindly resend me your data and information: 1. Your Name in Full: 2. Your Address: 3. Your Occupation: 4. Your Nationality: 5. Your City: 6. Your Telephone: 7. Mobile number: 8. Your Age: 9. Your Gender: However, feel
  9. 9. free to ask me any question and I promise to clarify you on any doubts. Mr. Ibrahim Zufar Bank of Africa Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal proposal of $5.4 million will and liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of Bank of Africa. Report: 25 April 2013 Case 3 Crime Incident: Dear, hope you are fine and your family. This proposal is for you. The value of the fund involve is three million five hundred dollars and 50% will be mine while 50% will be yours too. If you are interested over this fund mail me immediately you receive this mail. This is how come this fund, the owner of the fund suffered and died of cancer. She died on 8th Dec 2011. Her name
  10. 10. is Mrs. Rowena Green from America and works in United Nations office here in Burkina Faso. Her age was 48 years before her death she had no child and willed her property out and submit to the Bank of Africa. I am one of the staff in the Bank of Africa too. I am in account department therefore do not be afraid of receiving this fund because I have done all the banking procedures that will be needed. Thanks. Mrs. Caroline Cisse Analysis: This case is an example of illegal proposal of $3.5 million thus liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of Bank of Africa. Pakistanis are advised not to respond to this type of proposal from any foreign national. Report: 29 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304290514210121
  11. 11. Case 4 Crime Incident: Either you or someone you know entered your information on our web Ad for the 2013 Nokia Cash Splash Promo and we are using this medium to officially notify you that the result of the promo was recently released as shown below: mohamedd.hzmsa@shell.com 900,000.00 GBP Confidential Unclaimed sajedimtiaz@hotmail.com 500,000.00 GBP NOK92677TF Unclaimed bows.sm1091@bluewin.ch 200,000.00 GBP Confidential Unclaimed We are happy to inform you that you are our second prize winner and you won 500,000
  12. 12. GBP (Five hundred thousand Great British Pounds) at this promo. Your ticket number is NOK92677TF. Please take note of your ticket number as it will be needed for verification. To receive your money, winners are expected to reply this email with the following information for verification: 1. Your Full Names 2. Residential address 3. Mobile number 4. Email address 5. Ticket number 6. Copy of your international passport or driver license. Your payment will be issued to you when we receive your reply with your information as outlined above. Please bear it in mind that you won big in this promo because you are one of our valuable customers. However, if you wish to decline the receipt of your prize money, you are to notify us on time so that the opportunity will be given to another Nokia phone user. Warning: Because of numerous
  13. 13. fraudulent schemes going around the internet, confidentiality should be accorded at all times. You are expected to keep the news of your winning and your ticket number to yourself until you have received your prize money. This is to avoid false claims and abuse of the program. Nokia Corporation will never ask you to pay any fee before you receive your prize money. You can call +44-708-646-5692 if you wish to speak to someone from our office. Please inform us as soon as you receive your money Congratulations! Timo Ihamuotila Chief Financial Officer Nokia Corporation - UK Analysis: This case is an example of illegal prize scheme and liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of Nokia. Report: 29 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304290717025121
  14. 14. Case 5 Crime Incident: Hello, compliment of the day to you. I am Mr. Gabriel Compaore a banker by profession from West African Development Bank (BOAD) here in West Africa and am currently holding the post of bill and exchange manager of the Bank. I am sending this brief letter to solicit your partnership to transfer $5.5 million US Dollars into your bank account. Bear in mind that I contacted you because the deceased customer was a foreigner and only another foreigner like you can successfully claim out this money. It is in this regard that I decided to contact you with the confidence and hope that I must be safe and protected in your hands since what is involved is such a huge amount of money in million dollars.
  15. 15. However, I shall text you the application form as soon as I hear from you. Can you be able and capable to assist me by providing me with your receiving bank account where this fund will lodge in your favor? I shall give you 40% of the total sum as soon as this fund hits your account and I shall visit you in your country for the sharing. Please this is very confidential. Please forward me the bellow information; Your name: Your country: Your phone Number: Your Tel/fax: Your age: Your occupation: A copy of your photo I am looking forward for your prompt response. I shall text you the application form when I receive a positive response from you. Best Regard. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal money proposal of $5.5 million thus liable
  16. 16. for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of African Development Bank and used email gabriel.compaore@gmail.com. Report: 29 April 2013 Case 6 Crime Incident: Dear Good Friend, please don’t be surprised by receiving my message. I got your contact during my searching in internet for a reliable, trust worthy and honest person with the fear of God to introduce this Bank to Bank transfer project with you. Only if I can trust you and you must promise me to keep this transaction utmost secret/confidential to yourself alone. I am Mr. Seydou Rahmane the General Audit Manager, Accounts Department in our bank. I have the opportunity of transferring the
  17. 17. sum of (18.5 million USD). This fund originally belonged to one of our bank deceased customer who died in the year 2001. My request for foreigner to stand as next of kin in this business is because the fact that the deceased customer is a foreigner. Based on the fact that this is a business, I propose that 40% of this fund is for you, and 60% is for me. I will give you more information of the transfer process as soon as you show your interest in this transaction. Please note that there will be no problem as my bank has made all effort through to reach for any of his relation but all was fruitless. My position as the General Audit in this bank guarantees the successful execution of this (business) transaction. This money will be shared on agreed percentage which must be written in the agreement of personal trusteeship, once the fund is
  18. 18. transferred to your account in your country or anywhere else. But if you are not interested please destroy the mail because of the confidentiality attached to it. I promise that this transaction will be done under a legitimate arrangement that will protect both of us from any breach of the law. If you are interested and wish to assist me please feel free to contact immediately and send the following. 1) Your full name 2) Sex 3) Age 4) Country 5) Passport or photo 6) Occupation 7) Personal Mobile number 8) Personal fax number 9) Home & office address Analysis: This case is an example of illegal money proposal of $18.5 million and liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of Seydou Rahmane.
  19. 19. Report: 24 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304241115394441 Case 7 Crime Incident: You may receive this email in your spam because of poor internet connectivity kindly forward it to your inbox before you reply me urgent. Urgent Positive Trust Dear Friend, I got your email contact through a personal search and decided to let you know about this packaged financial transaction that will benefit us. I am Mr. Peter Sands, the Group Executive Director/ Group Finance Director of the Standard Chartered Bank PLC. On the course of the 2011 end of the year's report, I discovered that my branch in which I am the Chief Auditor I had Forty Million Five Hundred Thousand Pounds (40 Million, 5 GBP) of
  20. 20. which no body/staff or director is aware of and will never be aware of, I have also Placed this fund on Escrow Call Account in one of our Bank. As the Group Finance Director, I cannot be directly connected to this money thus I am compelled to request for your assistance to receive this money into your bank account. This fund will be shared between us in the ratio of 50% for me and 40% for you while 10% for any incurable expenses that will come during the transfer. Please if you accept my offer, kindly contact me for more details. In course of this transaction, there are practically no risk involve because it will be a bank-to-bank transfer. Please this is very confidential transaction please. I will appreciate your timely response. Note: Please if however, you are not disposed to assist, kindly delete this email in view of the confidentiality and
  21. 21. let me know as soon as possible to enable me look for capable one. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal money proposal of $40 million thus liable for punishment. Criminals defamed reputation of Standard Chartered Bank and used email mr1958@voila.fr. Report: 23 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304230215065911 Case 8 Crime Incident: This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract / inheritance file presently on my desk, and I found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of cooperation
  22. 22. and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract / inheritance payment. Secondly, you are hereby advised to stop dealing with some non-officials in the bank as this is an illegal act and will have to stop if you so wish to receive your payment immediately. After the board meeting held at our headquarters, we have resolved in finding a solution to your problem, and as you may know, we have arranged your payment through our Swiftcard Payment Center in Europe, America and Asia Pacific, which is the instruction given by the President, Blaise Compaore (GCFR) Burkina Faso. This card centre will send you an ATM Card which you will use to withdraw your money in an ATM Machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is $10 million dollars ($5,000.00) Five Thousand dollars per day. So, if you like
  23. 23. to receive your fund this way, please do contact (drjeanclaudediarra@director.in.th) and forward the below details to ATM Visa Card department immediately. 1.) Full Name: 2.) Residence Address where your ATM Card will be send: 3.) Phone Number And Fax Number: 4.) Total Fund to be received: 5.) Age and Occupation: 6.) A Scan of Your International Passport or Identity Card or Driver's License: Instead of losing your fund, please indicate to the card centre the total sum you are expecting and for your Information you have stop any further communication with anybody or office. On this regards, do not hesitate to contact me for more details and direction, and also please do update me with any new development. Thanks for your co-operation. Regards, Jean Claude. Call for clarifications +226 68045210
  24. 24. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal money proposal of $10 million. Criminals used swiftcard and provided telephone as well. Report: 15 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304150535310421 Case 9 Crime Incident: You want more money... And you want more time to enjoy it, right? Then, check this out before they pull this video: Go here to see the video. Then you could make more money than you ever dreamed and have the rest of the day to enjoy it every single day. You probably have not seen anything quite like this. Go here to view the video Regards, -Mack If you purchase a product featured herein we will receive a commission. This message
  25. 25. was sent to sajedimtiaz@hotmail.com from: Maverick Enterprises, 275 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10016 Analysis: This case is an example of illegal work opportunity. Title of email is “Earn More, Play More and Work Less” and it defames an American taxpaying company. Pakistanis should be very careful about this type of crime. Report: 11 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304111147400821 Case 10 Crime Incident: Hello I am Mr. Richard Yat Sun Tang, a Chinese. I have a mutual business proposal. I am proposing to you that I want you to handle from your country.
  26. 26. I will like to seek your consent first. This project involves a huge specific amount which I can't mention here for security reasons. It involves a transaction from my bank in Hong Kong. I am a Chinese man and we are bound by laws here and this transaction requires a foreigner. If you feel you can have this handled, please let me know by contacting me in my private email: mr.richardyatsuntang@hotmail.com.hk so that I send you attached comprehensive details of this transaction. Sincerely, Mr. Richard Yat Sun Tang Member of the Executive Directors (Hang Seng Bank Limited HK). Analysis: This case is an example of illegal business proposal. Criminals defamed reputation of Hang Seng Bank Ltd. and Mr. Richard Yat Sun Tang.
  27. 27. Report: 29 March 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1303291032008871 Case 11 Crime Incident: Good day, I am Nikolay Sintsov, personal assistant to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once rated as the richest man in Russia and owner of YUKOS OIL (Russian largest oil company), chairman CEO: Menatep SBP Bank (a well reputable financial institution with its branches all over the world). Source of Funds: I have a profiling amount in an excess of US$ 40.5 M, which I seek you to accommodate for me. You will be rewarded with 40% of the total sum for your partnership. Can you handle this? As his personal assistant, I was authorized to transfer money of an
  28. 28. American oil merchant for his last oil deal with my boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The funds have since left the shores of America to a European private financial institution where the final crediting is to be carried out. While I was on the process, my boss got arrested for his involvement in politics by financing the leading and opposing political parties (the Union of Right Forces, led by Boris Nemtsov, and Yabloko, a liberal/social democratic party led by Gregor Yavlinsky), which posed as a threat to President Vladimir Putin's second Tenure as Russian president. Since then, I have placed on hold all transactions concerning this amount. You can catch more of the story on this website: http://www.yukos.com http://news.ft.com/cms/4bb9612a-d254- 11d8-b661-00000e2511c8.html http://www.hoovers.com/yukos/--
  29. 29. ID__53700--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml http://newsfromrussia.com/main/2003/11/ 13/51215.html Your Role: All I need from you is to stand as the beneficiary of the above mentioned sum and I will re-profile the funds with your data, which will enable the financial firm transfer the sum to you. I have decided to use this sum to relocate to the American continent and never to be connected to any of Mikhail Khodorkovsky conglomerates, presently I am in London, for a hideout, The transaction has to be concluded as soon and as I confirm your readiness to proceed with me, I will provide you with details. Thank you very much. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal business proposal of $40.5 million. Criminals defamed reputation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and SBP Bank.
  30. 30. Report: 29 March 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1303291045127931 Case 12 Crime Incident: I feel quite safe dealing with you in this important business. Though this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it still remains the fastest medium of communication. However, this correspondence is private, and it should be treated in strict confidence. Firstly I will like to assure you that this transaction is 100% risk and trouble free to both parties, In order to transfer out fifteen million two hundred thousand dollars, (US$15.200000) from our bank here. Secondly the fund for transfers of clean origin. The owner of the fund is a foreigner, a program leader who was believed to have acquired the fund through
  31. 31. his secret Crude Oil deal with the former Iraq Government. The deceased died with all the members of his family in an auto accident without a will. Again the amount involved is US$15,200,000. I want to transfer this money into your account as the foreign beneficiary of the fund. I know that this letter will come to you as a surprise as we don't know ourselves before but be sure that it is real and a genuine business. I contact you believing that you will not let me down once the fund goes into your account. Let me hear from you. Regards Kate Analysis: This case is an example of illegal business proposal of $15.2 million. Criminals used name of Iraq government and email efcc.fccomission@gmail.com
  32. 32. Report: 4 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304040622271341 Case 13 Case Incident: Its good news you are alive because according to your files you where never informed of your inheritance. Please from hence forth make sure you contact me and only me in regards your fund with (B.O.E) because at the moment I will like you to keep in mind that we don’t know the infiltrators and would advice you keep your inheritance to yourself until you have it transferred to your nominated account. Thanks also for your honest response they will be handed over to the proper authorities this I promise you. I will like you to follow my instructions because for me to direct the payment to your account all legal protocol must be observed. Also I will require the following info:
  33. 33. 1. Your names in full: Sajed Imtiaz 2. Your address in full: 3. Date of Birth: 4. Direct phone number: We need to discuss before I will release other vital information to you. Thank you and remain blessed. Regards, Mrs. Helen Combs. Analysis: This case is an example of illegal business proposal. Criminals used name of Bank of England and email info@bankofengland.net Report: 16 February 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1302152356596971 Case 14
  34. 34. Crime Incident: Dear Good Friend, How are you doing? Hope fine. I have interest of investing in your country as well as seek your services in a private and confidential matter. I am Auditor General in African Development Bank Republic Du Benin. On my routine inspection I discovered a dormant domiciliary account with the deposit of ($9.6 Million USD) by late Mr. Khalead without any heir. I write to seek your indulgence and assistance in moving this fund to your country through legal means. Note: My plan is to invest my own share of the money in your country. 1. What other lucrative investments would you suggest as I intend to invest in real estate and hotels if they are good business venture in your country? 2. Can you be able to make residential documents and purchase a house for me and my family to relocate and settle
  35. 35. in your country after my retirement in 3 months. Let me know if you can handle it so that we can discuss your own percentage. Please provide your Phone No. I wait for your urgent response. Regards, Dr Paul Owen. Analysis: This case is about illegal business proposal of $9.6 million and human smuggling thus liable for punishment. The criminals defamed African Development Bank and Dr. Paul Owen. Report: 23 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304231254054751 Case 15 Crime Incident: We have recently confirmed that your mailbox has exceeded the limit of
  36. 36. 30 GB, which is as set by your manager and you are currently at 30.9 GB. Different computers have logged into your mailbox account and multiple password errors have been entered. We are hereby suspending your account; as it has been used for fraudulent purposes. Now we need you to reconfirm your account information to us. Click your reply tab, fill in the columns below and send it back to us or your email account will be suspended permanently and you will not be able to create new e-mail to send or receive again until your reconfirm your account information. Name: User Name: Password: Reconfirm Password: Date of Birth Country or Territory. Here are some ways to help you manage your account after you reconfirm your account. Create an archive - Set up a folder
  37. 37. on your PCs hard drive where you can save large attachments. Then just delete them from your inbox. You will still have them and your in-box will be that much smaller. Make your filters work for you. Did you know you can set up your E-mail account to immediately delete junk e-mail? Go to Options, and click Filters and reporting. Under the Delete junk e-mail section, select immediately to delete junk e-mail right away. Once you are finished, click Save and you are done. Delete a bunch of mail at once. Go to your Junk and Deleted folders and clear them out by clicking the Empty button in the action bar. Sincerely, The Email Service Team 2013. All Rights Reserved. Analysis: This case is about seeking personal information by instructional email and liable for punishment. The criminals defamed Microsoft and used email komis56@hotmail.com.
  38. 38. Report: 12 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304120132231661 Case 16 Crime Incident: I am Barrister Frances Joshua the personal resident Attorney here in Burkina Faso to Late Hero Muammar Gaddafi from Libya. Late African Hero Muammar Gaddafi died along with his son who supposes to be his next of kin during Libya political war. My client was having the sum of thirty million four Hundred thousand united state dollars ($30.4m USD) with African Development Bank Burkina Faso. I want us to transfer this money into your account as a deal if interested I advice you reply as soon as possible. Thanks, Barrister Joshua F. Yohanan
  39. 39. Analysis: This case is about illegal business proposal of $30.4 million and liable for punishment. The criminals defamed Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi and used email barr.joshuayohna@gmail.com. Report: 23 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304230226200531 Case 17 Crime Incident: Want to join him? You can, just click the link below right now to learn more! http://www.on2url.com/lnk? o7cx4WqYxHM%3D Using just a single powerful product, one of our clients made more than a thousand dollars this week! Holy Cow! His success is the biggest one we've heard of yet, but all of our clients are sending us reports of big numbers and fat checks deposited in their accounts every week! Newbies and old pros alike, everyone is amazed at the profits that our new
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  41. 41. Ford Foundation, a Multi-Million group with support from the United Nations Organization (UNO) and the European Union (EU) as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation. These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to 100 lucky international recipients worldwide. You are hereby advise to get back to us, for claim of your prize send the below details for processing purpose. Draw Number #2013/FF0981 For claims of your Grant/Donation contact The Ford Foundation: (ford_found001@yahoo.cn) with your full Data and contacts. Regards Analysis: This case is about prize money and asking for personal data thus liable for punishment. The criminals defamed Ford Foundation and used email info1@fordfoundation.org. Report: 18 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304180134528372
  42. 42. Case 19 Crime Incident: Dear Friend I know that this message will come to you as a surprise. I am the Auditing and Accounting section manager in (B.O.A) Ouagadougou Burkina Faso. I Hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to repose on you for the mutual benefit of our both families. I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of 6.7 million dollars to your account within 10 or 14 banking days. Transaction, if you agree to handle this business with me. I am expecting your urgent respond. 1. Name in Full: 2. Address: 3. Nationality: 4. Age: 5. Sex: 6. Occupation: 7. Marital Status: 8. Phone: 9: Fax: Best regards. Mr. Drissa Pascal Analysis: This case is about illegal business proposal asking for personal data thus liable for punishment. The criminals defamed Bank of Africa and used email pascaldrissa1@voila.fr.
  43. 43. Report: 15 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304151209484051 Case 20 Crime Incident: Dearest, Please I Need Your Urgent Assistance. Do you know that for the past 10 years now more than 95 million has being diverted and stolen by some greedy and corrupt politicians by the help of their influential and powerful colleagues who have helped them to launder and transfer this fund through our bank to the overseas? This fund was derived from the sales of Gold and Crude oil and the fund was meant to be used for the development of the Africa nations and the continent at large. As a banker working in the Foreign Remittance Department, I want you to know that I have acted as the Account Officer to most of the politicians, so I have being involved and participated in the many financial transfer transaction done by the corrupt politicians several times to the overseas. When I now discover that this politicians were using me
  44. 44. to achieve their aims by transferring this huge amount of fund through our bank to the overseas, I decided to use my opportunity as a top bank official to divert the sum of 4.8 million to an Escrow Account belonging to no one in the bank and then clean up the records and files concerning this 4.8 million from our Bank's Computerize Data-base Processing Financial Deposit so that there will be no trace of this fund. Now the reason why I have contacted you is this; the bank's management is now anxious to know who owns this account that has this fund (4.8 million) because the bank has benefited and made lot of profits from this fund for almost six years now. I need a trustworthy and honest foreign partner that I will present to the bank as the owner of the account having this said fund (4.8 million). This is how we are going to do it, you will have to send your personal information to me which I will have to program as the owner of the fund (4.8 million) in our Bank's Computerized Data-base Processing Financial Deposit, then later you will write to apologize to the management of the bank
  45. 45. and thereafter instruct the bank to transfer the fund to you through the Automated Transferred Money (ATM) Visa Card Account bearing your name. So, if you are interested kindly send the following information to me immediately: 1). Your full name (as it is written in your id card or passport) 2). Your contact address with phone and fax number 3). Your age 4). Your Occupation 5). Marital status (Married or Single) Immediately I received this listed above information from you, I will proceed to program this information in our Bank's Computerize Data-base Processing Financial Deposit as the real owner of this fund (4.8 Million) in the Escrow Account of the bank. Yours sincerely Danbaba Rawaa Analysis: This case is about illegal business proposal by a banker thus liable for punishment. The criminals defamed the bank and used email rawaa7@hotmail.fr. Report: 16 April 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1304160747002651
  46. 46. Case 21 Crime Incident: Dear Partner, I am very sorry for the delay in responding to your mails. I had a little internet problem but it is over now and I am glad I finally got hold of you. I lost so many emails but I am trying to gather as many as I can though with lots of mix up. I am happy to inform you about my success in getting the fund transferred under the cooperation of a new partner from Paraguay. Presently I am in Paraguay for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us somehow. Now contact my secretary, her name is Nelly Obi. Ask her to assist you claim the total $1 million in a Certificate Bank Draft which I deposited for your compensation for all the past efforts
  47. 47. and attempts to assist me in this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time very much. So feel free and get in touch with my secretary Nelly Obi as I directed you. Please do let me know immediately you receive it so that we can share the joy after all that we went through at that time. In the moment, I am very busy here because of the investment projects which I and my new partner are having at hand, finally, remember that I forwarded instruction to the secretary on your behalf to receive that money. So feel free to get in touch with her and she will link you with the bank without delay. Regards Mr. Gonzalez Escobar. Analysis: This case is example of business proposal asking to contact his secretary, Nelly Obi. Criminals used email escobarg983@gmail.com. Report: 18 March 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1303181115490551
  48. 48. Case 22 Crime Incident: Your membership is about to be suspended. You have $6,484.65 in pending commissions and you must activate your membership to receive these commissions. Activate immediately Warning: Activation link expires in 8 hours! Admin Internet Marketing Tips 101 2716 Elm Drive New York, NY 10011 Analysis: This case is example of deceptive online marketing. Criminals defamed American company and used email admin@cellswap.org. Report: 21 March 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1303211554336302
  49. 49. Case 23 Crime Incident: Office of the Prime Minister Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service, London, United Kingdom. Our ref: BRT/3470/IDR Our ref: 11/03/2013 British Government (2013) Poverty Alleviation and Financial Empowerment Program. On behalf of the British Government, I wish to inform you of your selection as one of the beneficiary for the ongoing 2013 British Government Poverty Alleviation and Financial Empowerment Program worldwide. All participants/beneficiaries were selected randomly from worldwide online networks Directories as a beneficiary of 2,000,000 (Two Million, Great British Pounds Sterling). So, this letter is to officially inform you the two options of payment has been opened for you. 1) Issuance of an ATM Card 2) Bank Wire transfer. Please do indicate your payment option. As this office will mail you a Visa/ATM Card which you will use to withdraw your funds in any ATM Machine Center or Visa card outlet in the world with a maximum of 5000 GBP daily or
  50. 50. our contracted paying bank here in London, United Kingdom will make the transfer to you depending on your option of payment you have indicated. Furthermore, you will be required to re-confirm your Bio-Data as stated below to enable; Hon William Hague MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. Begin in processing your awarded funds. 1) Full names: 2) Address: 3) Country: 4) Nationality: 5) Phone: 6) Age: 7) Occupation: 8) Zip Code 9) Sex: Forward all your details reply to: Hon William Hague MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ukgov_ssfca@hotmail.co.uk Tel: +44 703- 592-5923 Fax: +44-742-356-7161 Regards, Mrs. Elaine Rooker Smith. Liaison Officer on Foreign Payment Analysis: Criminals are so smart that they used address of British Prime Minister and used email ukgov_ssfca@hotmail.co.uk
  51. 51. Report: 11 March 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1303110323187492 Case 24 Crime Incident: Dear Sir/Madam, I am Zheng Cholu, Sales Manager of Anqiu Ruitai Textile Co., Ltd., major producer of textile and fabric material in China. We are looking for a trustworthy representative in Pakistan that can help as a link between our company and our clients over there. We would like to know if you are interested to work from home for us and earn up to $1,500 to $2,500 weekly for your services. Anqiu Ruitai Textile Co., Ltd. needs a book- keeper or representative in Pakistan, so we want to know if you will like to work from home and get paid weekly without leaving or affecting your present job. Our company produces various clothing materials, batiks, assorted fabrics and traditional costumes.
  52. 52. We have clients we supply goods weekly in Pakistan and our clients make payments for our supplies weekly we need someone in Pakistan to work as our representative to assist us in processing payments from our clients and we will pay him/her weekly wage. All you need to do is to receive this payment from our clients in Pakistan on behalf of our company and get it cashed at your bank then deduct your 10% and forward the balance to our companies here in China and Indonesia. Below is a letter of employment form of our company which you could just fill it out. Application Form 1.Full Names: 2.House Address: 3.State: 4.City: 5.Zipcode: 6.Phone Number: 7.Country: 8.Occupation: 9.Age: 10. Sex: Thank you as we await your further response. Mr Zheng Cholu, Sales Manager, Anqiu Ruitai Textile Co., Ltd. Contact Phone: +864166931539
  53. 53. Analysis: Criminals are so smart that they used employment offer from China to get personal information and used email zhengcholucholu51@yahoo.cn. Pakistanis should be careful about employment offers. Report: 29 January 2013 IC3 Complaint: I1301291029248972 Case 25 Crime Incidence: My name is Dr. Milan Das, a member of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). It will interest you to know that I have nominated you as my beneficiary to receive USD$10,000,000 which I want to keep safely in your account and or any overseas account under your supervision. My desire and purpose is to have you invest this US$10,000,000 in any lucrative business in your country and retain the funds until my retirement which is coming-up in the next 3 years. Bear in mind that this is a legitimate
  54. 54. transaction, and the only reason why strict privacy is advised is that the result of restrictions of the civil service laws in the United States. Please indicate if you have any profitable business to invest this US$10,000,000 for these 3 years, and let me know the type of business and the profit. Please provide a SKYPE or MSN Messenger ID in a return mail and time to meet you online today or tomorrow. My Skype ID is: secretary2g MSN/Yahoo Messenger: secretary2g Kindly acknowledge the receipt of this e-mail message at your earliest convenience. Best regards. Dr. Milan Das, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations & Combating Terrorism, Pentagon, Washington D.C., USA Analysis: This case is example of illegal business proposal of $10 million. Criminals defamed Pentagon thus liable for punishment.
  55. 55. Report: 11 September 2012 A World Record 100 Internet Crimes of 225 Million Dollars Reported Internet is necessity of life since last decade of 2nd millennium. Chinese software programmers have been attacking American establishments and organizations but Beijing was denying these charges. South Korea also blamed Chinese criminals for virus-based cyber attacks. United States of America has been trying to curb cyber crimes through different initiatives and Internet Crime Complaint Center. Cyber criminals have been victimizing people of developing countries by offering rewards, cash, business deals and misleading advertising. They use women names and
  56. 56. email accounts to obtain personal information of internet users. Sometimes they call people from illegal telephone exchanges. In response, some people submit money to get lottery prizes. Criminals play games with innocent people. Sajid Imtiaz is first Pakistani national who has reported 100 cyber crimes to Internet Crime Complaint Center since August 2012 to date. These crimes are related with bait advertising, defaming big brands and organizations, sleeping banks’ accounts, diplomatic bags and international investment deals. Mostly crimes were targeted toward Burkina Faso and United Kingdom from email hackers. UNDP and African Development Bank were also used by the criminals. Investigation officers at IC3 and FBI have been able to track criminals and shared information with respective countries of cyber criminals. In February 2013, they found confirmed location of hackers in outskirts of Shanghai. While reporting crimes, knowledge of Sajid Imtiaz also increased. He knew about huge
  57. 57. black money available for investment at low markup. He was able to know about fake online marketing companies like Six Dollar Click and Two Dollar Click. On cyber crimes, he wrote captivating film scripts; Total Freedom and One. He also promoted IC3 in digital media. Let us be clear. It incurs time, energy and cost (TEC) to report a cyber crime. Sajid Imtiaz also reported crimes to Publik Demand, a California-based organization. He has reported crime incidents of 225 million dollars. It is a world record and difficult to break. U.S. Administration must give him befitting award for persistent positive attitude. Keeping in view TEC involved in reporting crimes and provision of email addresses to IC3, his award money should be at least $100,000 along with medal and certificate. Awards will encourage other internet users worldwide in war against cyber crimes. Hopefully Congressman Steve Israel and Courtney Powell would advocate his heroic deed.
  58. 58. Technology has changed life. It must be used in court of laws and public organizations besides on motorways. Technology can help us curb crimes in Pakistan. Sajid Imtiaz has also been reporting crimes to cyber crimes wing of FIA. There must be copyright protection police in the country to improve soft image of Pakistan abroad. Pakistan is a close ally of America in war against cyber crimes. Together we can bust cyber crimes. Still IC3 has to catch more cyber gangs for safe surfing, e-marketing and e-commerce. A book on cyber crimes must be published for education of police force and students of information technology in Pakistan. Hopefully Pakistan Society of Criminology and Punjab Information Technology Board would publish this book in 2013. According to estimate, this book would be best seller in Pakistan if marketed systematically. Internet Crime Control Authority
  59. 59. Internet is the greatest invention of 20th century. Today there are over 1 billion internet users worldwide. E-commerce, e-banking and e-marketing are new domains of knowledge. By the time, cyber crimes also increased in the world. Sino-US cyber war is known to everyone. America is the first country who established Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Daily more than 200 complaints are registered with the IC3. Criminals are detected and their information is shared with their respective governments. Rich PTC and Six Dollar Clicks wasted time, energy and money of internet users worldwide. There still remains an important issue that is compensation to cyber crimes victims. So far IC3 is unable to provide compensation to cyber crime victims. This issue was highlighted by several writers.
  60. 60. Pakistan is also against cyber crimes. Federal Investigation Authority has formed cyber crimes wing to control the crimes in the country. It is trying to provide compensation to cyber crime victims. Today internet users need Internet Crime Control Authority (ICCA) for promotion of e-commerce and safe surfing. ICCA must be formed as early as possible in France or United States by the United Nations Organization. Due representation must be given to China, India, France and Pakistan in ICCA. ICCA must have offices in every developing country. Cyber crimes must be dealt professionally and speedily to dispense justice. Only ICCA can avoid ongoing cold cyber war between America and China. Hopefully Secretary General UNO, Ban Ki-Moon would take affirmative action.
  61. 61. How to Curb Cyber Crimes Now you are well aware of different types of cyber crimes. You can help controlling them by reporting to the concerned authorities. If you receive any misleading email, without delay report to Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Log on to www.ic3.gov You can also report to Cyber Crimes Wing of Federal Investigation Authority (FIA). Log on to www.fia.gov.pk
  62. 62. How to Break A World Record Two score of Pakistani nationals have set world records. Record setters are respectable citizens thus very important persons. Sajid Imtiaz has set a world record of reporting 100 internet crimes in 8 months to Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). He has applied for Guinness World Record certificate. It is very easier to break the abovementioned record. Follow the following simple steps: 1- Start reporting complaints at www.ic3.gov & www.fia.gov.pk 2- Keep record of your complaints
  63. 63. 3- Share your 100 complaints record with print and digital media 4- Make personal account at www.guinnessworldrecords.com 5- Challenge Guinness World Record ID: 427052 and 428177 Discussion Questions Q- Are there cold cyber wars going on between America & China and America & North Korea? Q- Are there time, energy and cost involved in reporting internet crimes? Q- Should government award cash prizes to cyber and internet crimes reporters? Q- Should FIA launch awareness campaign on cyber crimes control in Pakistan?
  64. 64. Q- Is this study original and of international standard? Q- Should this book be taught in academies of law enforcing agencies in the world and Pakistan? Q- Should Sajid Imtiaz be given award for improving image of Pakistan abroad? About the Author Sajid Imtiaz hails from Islamabad and did graduation in Psychology and Economics. In 1994, he served in College of Army Education, Jhika Gali, Murree. He has served in leading advertising agencies in Islamabad and Peshawar. Forty-two years old Sajid Imtiaz is editor-in-chief of Daily 10
  65. 65. Minutes, 1st Pakistani online content- advertising e-paper with balance sheet. He is communications expert of CDKN and member of Pakistan Society of Criminology. Besides editing books and reports, he has written couple of film scripts. Sajid’s journalistic work “Hamlet and Bakistan” is worth reading. Contact: sajedimtiaz@hotmail.com