Nigerian Fraud

  • Premier hotel in Gurgaon receives a mail from a man claiming to be from Al-Quaida
  • The mail threatened to blow-up the hotel in 2010.
  • This man claimed to be person compiling the list of hotel to be blown in 2010.
  • He tried to negotiate with the hotel to get money to exclude this hotel's name from the list
  • The manager of the hotel reported it Gurgaon Police.
  • Specially crafted mails were sent on that mail-id to they the IP address of the sender.
  • The mails were originating from a server in Germany
  • The communications with this person was kept on over email, showing the eagerness to pay the money.
  • We showed our inability to transfer money in any bank account
  • The man then provides a mobile number of his India contact who was to be found at Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • Tracing that number and CDR analysis lead showed that man was operating from Chattarpur Farms in Delhi and was a Nigerian
  • Jurisdiction Area of Police Stations
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