Places like Egypt still today only use 830 silver I would just like to correct one point.Here in Egypt we have 900 silver and up (hallmarked) and thats the most common grade of silver we have here (this applies to gold too, we dont have 9 karat or 14 karat gold here. In silver jewelry you might find less grade depending on the design.If you can find a copy of Tardy's International Hallmarks on Silver, you will have a better idea of what I'm talking about. US silver companies such as Gorham and Tiffany often used both marks in the late 1800's.
) of London and the Isle of Man (bromwichalbion.com) For a classic example of a very suspect "finance" site check out: think you have any safeguards just because a UK limited company is named in correspondence.
Registering a UK limited company is as easy as paying an agency about 20 pounds.
If you have received mail naming this "company" or a copy of a document like the one illustrated here, you are a target of the fraud gangs.
The document may be signed by Simon Perchard and contain the name Brian Mc Clure.
He explains that, in order to liberate the supposed millions, the mark must pay a commission fee up front.
Needless to say, the Nigerian uses a false identity and the commission fee is lost for ever.
Apparently the President of Nigeria has declared "total war" on the 419 scam artists and said that they shall have "no hiding place".
That's all very well but the President should know that Amsterdam, Jo'burg and London all have nests of these vipers.
Be aware that, despite the fancy crests and legalese, there is no such company at this address For many years Nigerian criminals have targeted people around the world with stories about liberating millions of dollars, once the property of a toppled dictator or a deceased expatriot.
They used to fax but they have now discovered e-mail and can reach more potential marks.
As well as trying to fool you into paying an advance fee, they will use your personal information to clone your identity and try to access your accounts (or use your identity in a credit card fraud). Kamelo David representing the "Ministry" is asking permission to transfer over 30 million dollars to your personal/business account. Check it out while you can for a typical example of the "banking" websites to which potential fraud victims are directed. It's got to be FX Finance has (had) a website which publishes a London address, but strangely both the street name and the postcode seem to be invented!