Dutch police email address for 419 victims
From our friends in the Netherlands:
If you are scammed by, or received instructions to send money to The Netherlands from 419 scammers in The Netherlands, and you have a loss, then use the format below and mention in the subject/first line APOLLO - LOSS
Report a scam attempt without a loss, mention in the subject APOLLO - NO LOSS
We would love to see that a less complicated and more concise instructions can be given for the Netherlands, but until then this is it
If you send information about 419 fraud to the email address of the DnRI do it in a MS-Word, PDF or JPG document not in the body of the email because then the email could be blocked by a spam filter
The Fraud Department of the National Criminal Intelligence Service of the Netherlands is investigating worldwide fraudulent practices known as the “ Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud” or the “Nigerian 419 Fraud”.
In case that you have been in contact with the suspects in The Netherlands, and that you have fallen victim to these fraudulent practices we would like to warn you not to pay any money more. We also seek your cooperation in our inquiries by sending us a written account which includes the following data in the following format. Please sent one complaint by e-mail and one, original signed, by post/ fedex..
=== FORMAT TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH A LOSS ===
Postbus 3016 Korps landelijke politiediensten
2700 KX Zoetermeer Divisie Recherche
Subject : Fraud / swindle investigation
Reference : Project Apollo (LOSS or NO LOSS)
telephone no. : 0031- 79- 3458900
fax.no. : 0031- 79 -3459100
E-mail address : WACN(at)klpd.politie.nl
“ I : full name;
: Date, Place en country of birth;
: Profession and Nationality;
: Full Address and Country;
: Telephone and Fax number and E-mail address.
“ herewith officially report a fraud / swindle to the Dutch judicial authorities.
Proceed by giving a chronological survey of the case, including the following items:
Χ How did the first contact with the suspect come about ?
Χ How were you approached ?
Χ Who approached you ( please state full name, tel/fax. And E-mail address) ?
Χ What was the role/function of this person ?
Χ How did the suspect present the case to you ?
Χ Who else have you been in contact with, and what was the role/function of this person ?
Χ Please list your contacts with the suspect ( date, time, by telephone, by fax or by E-mail ) ?
Χ Did you meet one or more of the suspect in person ?
Χ Would you be able to recognise the persons you met ?
Please state whether you made any payments and if so, why you made them. List the payments you made, stating the amount, the date and the beneficiary and including the manner of payment (in cash, by money transfer or by payment into a bank account) Please state the particulars of the bank, the account number and the name of the beneficiary.
Please state that your statement may be used against the suspects in legal procedures, adding that you claim a refund from the suspects of the money you paid.
Finally, declare that your statement is the truth, and please remember to sign the statement.
Please include with your statement an copy of your passport and the documents you have received or sent and any receipts you may have, and make reference to them in your statement.
Silence is the scammer's best friend; knowledge is the scammer's worst enemy. 沈黙は詐欺師のよき友達、知識は詐欺師の天敵。Think globally, act globally.