Scammer

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Mar 18, 2019
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Is it possible to trace this individual?
traderssolutioncenter@outlook.com

Operations Manager
Bernard Wilson
UK: +44 703 194 3540
Traders Licence Tech.
Traders Solution Center.

This individual claimed to represent a recovery company using forged documents, but was in fact a scammer or bottom feeder.
 
Sep 19, 2015
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I would suspect that the person in not in the UK but a Nigerian or other overseas scammer. Those 703 numbers are often forwarded overseas.

From one anti fraud blogger:

“These +4470 numbers are a gift to online scammers by British phone regulators. They are primarily owned by obscure British phone companies offering an anonymous call forwarding service. The economic model of these services is simple: The caller dials a rather expensive UK number and the UK service provider forwards the incoming call to a somewhat less expensive to call international number (for example a Nigerian mobile phone, which remains hidden from the caller), pocketing the difference between the call rates. For example, the caller might pay 50 cents per minute to call a +44 70 number and the call will then be forwarded to a Nigerian mobile phone that costs 25 cents per minute, leaving 25 cents per minute as a net margin for the service operator. The more successful the scammers are, the more money the phone company makes. Who ever said crime doesn’t pay?”

And the email is a free one so very hard to trace.
 
Mar 15, 2018
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Nigerian scammer. The name "Bernard Wilson" at "Traders Solution Center" turns up in two searches of a scammer database. Both reported incidents are similar - they purport to be a legitimate brokerage or trading company, demand fees upfront for "recovery" services, then disappear.

These scammers are usually from Nigeria, Ghana, Benin or other West African countries. They take advantage of various wire transfer or gift card options that allow them to receive money anonymously. And there is no tracking them. There are entire gangs of them in some dusty towns in Nigeria, sitting in internet cafes sending out millions of scammy emails hoping to rope in one or two big fish.

You cannot find them. Law enforcement in Nigeria (or Ghana or wherever they happen to be) will not help you. There are too many of them, and they are untraceable. If you got scammed, your money is gone. All you can do is count it as an expensive lesson.

Google "advance fee fraud".

Common investment scams
1. Advance fee scheme
In an advance fee scheme, the victim is persuaded to pay money up front to take advantage of an offer promising significantly more in return. The catch is that the scammer takes the money and the victim never hears from them again.

Scammers often target investors who have lost money in a risky investment. They’ll contact the investor with an offer to help recover their losses. They may say they will buy or exchange the investment at a substantial profit to the investor, but the investor must first pay a “refundable” fee, deposit or taxes. If the investor sends more money, they’ll lose that, too.