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Gold Fraud and Gold Scams

 

As one of the fastest growing Gold companies in Britain and the Worlds largest Gold fraud /scam resource we get 10 or more offers a DAY. We have had every gold scam tried on us time and time again. We have lists and emails of 1000's of fraudulent companies and scammers, we couldnt hope to list them all here.

Barnaby Milbourn, the Director, is a Level 4 trained Fraud Investigator Cert IFCI (Incident, Fraud & Claims Investigation) and Member of the Association of IFCI, as well as having 2 Degrees and a Masters in Engineering and Geology.

Some of the main Gold scams are:

1) The most common is sellers asking you to pay upfront costs for shipping of your Gold, Shipping is expensive and this can be many 1000's of dollars. You will most likely receive your parcel but don't expect to find much Gold in it. Sand is the normal substitute. I have known of this happening from 1kg up to a multi BILLION dollar deal. Ouch!

2) Asking for a ticket to escort the Gold direct to you or for an agent to do so. It doesn't really matter what is being asked for, if you pay up front don't expect to hear from the scammer again. A thousand dollars may not be much for you but most Gold comes from countries where a $1000 goes a long way. We had one recently where we signed contracts, told the shipment was in Dubai and they needed $7000 to release the goods from customs. RUBBISH!

3) Asking for a letter of introduction to business. This is often asked for if a seller wishes to escort the Gold product and needs a letter for customs. Basically they are using your company to support their visa application, so unless you want to be dragged into a case for illegal immigration, do NOT send the letter. Anyone with a reasonable amount of Gold to sell can get a visa or ship it.

4) A lot of the larger deals will ask you to send proofs, to prove you are able to complete on the deal. This is normally names of buyers, proof of funds, passport copies etc. Do NOT send anything to anyone who you aren't 100% sure of. These proofs are then used to run scams in your name, especially passports! I have received numerous fake passports and driving licences, subsequently contacting the real owner to tell them they have had their identity stolen. With proof of funds and other legal documents these can be used for blackmail or scams, once someone knows you have a lot of money you have painted a target on yourself. BEWARE!

5) More detailed scams will have enough proof within them to get past the preliminary checks but will ask for a buyer to create a payment / financial  instrument. Some form of bank MT103, SBLC, BG or escrowed funds. These funds are not to be paid out until completion of the deal, giving the buyer security. Unfortunately these can be monetised or used as proof of funds to then go out and purchase Gold to sell the buyer. A rapidly growing scam. This can even be done with an MT799 which is only a swift message of proof of funds between banks, but can be used to flip a deal once the scammer has proof of a willing buyer with funds.

6) Fake Documentation! With so many gold offers around scammers reuse documentation photo shopping signatures from one to another. We received an offer recently with SKR, passport copies, bank documents, export licences and full mandate authorisation. It was ALL faked! Fortunately we knew the bullion officer in question to check at source.

7) The inheritance scam seems to becoming more popular. Example: My father, my uncle died and left me 40 kilos and I just need so many dollars to release it. These are often backed up by equally corrupt lawyers or advocates in Africa. A variation on this theme is the girlfriend or boyfriend befriending you and then promising to come visit / marry and just needs a few thousand dollars to release gold to sell to cover their trip. Then a bit more and a bit more, etc.

 

There are many variations on the scams listed and of course every one will claim that they are the real thing and have had problems with fake buyers before and dont want to get caught again. (In some cases it may be true)

The main lessons are not to put any money up front and not to send documentation out to someone you don't know. The ONLY way (if you arent a huge well known long established gold company) is to meet face to face and do it yourself, but clearly highly risky!

We estimate that for every deal we get, greater than 99.9% of ALL deals do NOT pass our verification procedures. Can you afford to lose 999 out of every 1000 deals you do?

FOR THE SELLERS : Don't get me wrong there are as high a percentage of fake buyers out there as fake sellers, its hard on both sides. Buyers using trumped up companies and documents pretending to be large multi billion dollar conglomerates when in truth its a dealer looking to flip the deal using his range of contacts in social networking sites like linked in.

The ways to avoid this are to thoroughly do your research on the buyer, ignore anything on a social network site. Check the incorporation date of the company, size, website, directors, previous dealings in the industry, etc. Or alternatively get us to do it for you, we are one of the largest buyers in Africa and have a proven track record, why go anywhere else and risk it?

 

Our Services

The service we provide is to act as a secure intermediary between buyers and sellers, to transact your deal safely negates all these risks and brings our wealth of knowledge into your deal. The small charge for our services outweighs the risk a hundred times over of losing all your capital. We will do a preliminary $999 check on any company to determine if it is worth you investing your time and money to proceed. Should they pass the checks then proceed to our buyers or sellers pages to proceed

 

Gold Scammers

A non exhaustive list of the main culprits we get time and time again. Please don't waste your time. Look for variation on the names, its still the same people, trust our vast experience.

 

 LATEST SCAM Apr 2016: ZENITHGOLDS this website is claiming to be associated with us. It is NOT! Theres no registered company and its website is in Panama, its just a scam, don't fall for it.

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    April 29, 2017 1:23 pmPosted 1 day ago
    Tom Watts

    Juma Kisekka Bagzie +256 754 507 332
    Kampala, Uganda.
    Notorious gold and diamond scammer and local mp for some village.
    The guy is bad news and linked to some very unsavoury dangerous people. He is the guy who makes introductions to supposed dealers, you get scammed. They keep the cream.

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    April 4, 2017 9:13 amPosted 26 days ago
    jhong

    to add to the names are scammers in east africa, Nairobi, kenia…NASHON BWANA & PHILLIP AROKO. They scam buyers by asking for documentation fees and government taxes but your gold will never leave that country because it is brass (fake). Take your money and run.

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      April 20, 2017 3:47 amPosted 11 days ago
      Bernie Bernhardt

      do you have any info on scammers out of Senegal or come across a person named Sonia Rivas

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      • April 20, 2017 8:00 amPosted 10 days ago
        Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

        Sonia Rivas is a known scammer listed on many sites.

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    March 30, 2017 12:47 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Nathan

    Have you heard of a company called Aginico – Eagles Ltd of Guinea Conakry. Is it connected to Agnico the mining group?

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    • March 30, 2017 1:39 pmPosted 1 month ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Just another scammer using a very similar name to a reputable company for fraud purposes.

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    March 28, 2017 1:38 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Andrew

    Sir, readers

    Is anyone familiar with a Mr Richmond or Royal Gold Investments or the Royal Shipping Company (all Ghana)?

    Many thanks in advance

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    • March 28, 2017 3:12 pmPosted 1 month ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Almost nothing on these companies so probably fresh start ups with no history. Royal shipping company is listed as involved in other gold scams though.

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  • March 23, 2017 11:08 pmPosted 1 month ago
    A.L. Crawford

    Good Day, Anyone have any information or dealings with Inter Global Venture, Malaysia
    http://interglobalventure.com

    Thank you.

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    • March 28, 2017 3:17 pmPosted 1 month ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      A new company with no history or any reports on it, exceptionally high risk with no chance of any comeback in Malaysia, well known for its scams.

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    March 19, 2017 3:24 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Paco

    Hi every body ! I am going to Ghana next month to meet Aisibco LIMITED for a deal. Do you know this company ? Is it a serious one ? Thanks Bless

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    • March 19, 2017 4:37 pmPosted 1 month ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      A standard scam with all the hallmarks of a fraud. No history online, no website, no accounts, nothing. Yet several pages on “social media” websites (all written by themselves) which say its a huge company company with 18 years history and loads of employees and exports. 100% fake!

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    March 16, 2017 8:05 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Rodrigo

    I would like to know if you can give me information about a man named Patrick Mainard and Mr. Fernando Olvera who claims to be the representative in America of the company Pit Purines (I hope I have written well), pr that offer us gold, could help me

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    March 6, 2017 2:50 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Diter

    Be careful with Stardust Gold Company Ricco Müller
    Is a manipulator For your interests In search of money
    The person who gave him Money lost him I can only advise not to give you money if you do not want to lose it.

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    March 6, 2017 1:00 amPosted 1 month ago
    R.B.

    Hello, we have been contacted by a Seneya Nicholson Tel: +254738818881 from Nairobi Kenya he arranged for a visa for my partner who went there witnessed the gold, transactions and shipment . They even supplied a UN document with all the contracts and shipping papers EDV cargo is the shipping company in this deal, they are still contacting us asking for employment papers from our end so that they can act. We are down by 160 000 us dollars so far and they won’t supply us with the Master Airway bill to track the shipment that is supposedly stuck in Bahrain.

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      March 7, 2017 4:00 pmPosted 1 month ago
      d. davies

      EDV cargo are a fake transport company, fake website, tracking numbers, which are well known in tanzania, kenya, congo and uganda.
      A big conglomerate of scammers use them. The good will always be stuck in bahrain, nairobi or oman en route to places like Dubai, Sing or HK and they will want you to pay taxes to release them. Oldest scam in the book.

      Scammers will always use transport companies that no one has never heard of. Unless its G4S, Brinks and Transguard, dont bother as you will just be given fake docs and airway bills.

      Sadly my friend, you have been scammed. Hope you can recover some funds.

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      March 8, 2017 2:19 pmPosted 1 month ago
      F Marne

      Inter Cargo Express Uganda are the EVD cargo equivalent in Uganda, they don’t exist, just a bogus website with generic content taken from other websites.

      Maendeleo Mining Limited & Optim Gold Ltd both in Kampala use this fake company.

      Beware of Patrick at Maendeleo & Farouk at Optim, both criminals who have been involved in gold scams for a while now.

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    March 1, 2017 6:48 pmPosted 2 months ago
    David Alfortish

    Does anyone have recent information on Robert Cohen of
    QVR Industries Corp. ?? His company is now Jones Wyatt Corp.

    Does anyone receive his newsletter ???

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    February 22, 2017 4:10 pmPosted 2 months ago
    R.R Evans

    John Tshibangu / John Tschibangu
    +254735406470

    He works with Rugano Mining Limited, Kampala, Uganda.
    Its all an act, self proclaimed General, fact is they are a new firm, and he is a wanted criminal in Congo, a real nobody.
    They have been running diamond and gold scams, for a while now. Frauds.
    They have defrauded Hong Kong investors of $7 million.

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      March 7, 2017 4:05 pmPosted 1 month ago
      PP

      This guy is a total scumbag and pretends he wants to do good for the people of Congo, he is just a scam artist who is wanted by the local authorities in Congo, he is based in Kampala as he is given shelter there to operate his scams from high up the foodchain.
      You want him, he will be scamming in Kampala and is very easy to find as hes always staying in Musevenis hotels.

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    February 15, 2017 10:46 pmPosted 2 months ago
    andy chen xieng

    mineral base agency ltd Ugandan company is linked to a Kenya company Global Aviation Africa ltd are 100% scammers. new companies owned by saidy, connected to Dubai gold scam. these companies are 100% scammers and they will never deliver gold to you. They keep asking for LC and have a way of discounting letter of credit and money will vanish from your account without trace. be careful

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    February 13, 2017 7:34 pmPosted 2 months ago
    Charles

    Has anyone had dealings with azmil mineral company out of sierra leone? have had an offer and I have been burnt once out of there but I know there can be deals done..

    the name connected to it is hamid jalloh

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    • February 13, 2017 8:04 pmPosted 2 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      This company only came into existence a few months ago and is run by a known and listed scammer. Do not trust them at all.

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    February 9, 2017 12:00 pmPosted 2 months ago
    stephen

    please stop shogun scam company
    …………………………
    all person in this company in nairobi is scam .
    http://shogunafrica.co.ke/
    this company is scam .
    please stop this website
    http://shogunafrica.co.ke/
    very dangerous men work in gold kenya

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    January 27, 2017 5:24 amPosted 3 months ago
    fjdp

    I have been offered, what seems to be, a good gold deal, but I have asked for POP and all I have received are pics.

    What kind of POP should they send me so I can be sure they have real gold and not just some other metal or wood painted in gold?

    Thank you for the advise.

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    • January 27, 2017 7:31 amPosted 3 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      There is no safe POP that can be exchanged as even if they do send you real verifiable POP it still doesn’t mean you’ll get that product. No real gold transaction can be done on paper.

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    January 26, 2017 7:46 amPosted 3 months ago
    tony

    Hi all
    Please do not trust the compagny GENET AIR CARGO for buying gold.
    they will try to steal you, this compagny is head by Patrcik Obama.
    Be careful they pretend to have gold but they have nothing, this is a scam!

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    January 25, 2017 5:47 pmPosted 3 months ago
    marcel sanders

    JET CARGO INTERNATIONAL CONAKRY FAKE
    TIATU GOLD &DIAMOND FAKE
    CHARLES DICKEN IDIOT
    BARRY RASHID KEMOMEL ANOTHER IDIOT
    OLIVER WILLIAMS COMPLETE IDIOT
    ALLEN C. RUBIO ANOTHER IDIOT
    THEY ARE ALL FROM GUINEA

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    January 16, 2017 2:07 pmPosted 3 months ago
    E. Lynch

    Abraham Luzzi @ Gulf Gate General Trading LLC in Dubai

    http://www.gulfgategeneraltrading.com/

    Abraham Luzzi is a Ugandan fraud / conman who works with Congolese & Ugandan scammers.

    He will pretend he is the clearing agent in Dubai (no goods are even sent) and he will require a few thousand dollars to clear them, you wont ever see your money or goods.
    He has been part of many elaborate scams that take place out of Dubai but he acts like he’s a gold clearing agent and wants paying.
    Pretty poor acting. Do not deal with this man or company. The Authorities will be on his case very soon. Standard Ugandan gold scammer.
    I found 2 videos of him online, standard borrowed gold nuggets to show you and you never receive them as they aren’t theirs.

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      March 13, 2017 1:56 pmPosted 1 month ago
      Nasrin Hashemy

      I would like to state that 2 years ago because we emigrated to another country I sold my company Gulf gate general trading in Dubai with more than 10 years excellent background and Abraham Luzzi came as a buyer and with a fake cheque he bought my company and we put the company in his name without knowing that he had no balance on his account! Until today we are suffering for this sale to this man! At the same time he acted as a big business man from Uganda and had Gold on the way to Dubai, he then took from me $75000 for this cargo and I never saw any Gold! We had a court case and finally he planned to run away from UAE by using a fake passport on December 13th 2016, police catch him in the airport and now he is in Dubai Jail. Please if any one was cheated by him go to Dubai police and find him there, I and my family are suffering a lot during this 2 years from this man and he used my company for cheating of others as he did with us.

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    January 16, 2017 12:04 pmPosted 3 months ago
    ARUN

    100% scammers
    Kundelungu Mines (T) Limited is a private registered company based in Tanzania that specialises in the sale of gold dore bars, uncut rough diamonds, colta and, copper cathodes.. he company’s important details are as follows:

    Registered Office: Plot No. 147, Mikocheni Area, Migombani Street,
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Post Office Box: P.O. Box 95650 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Telephone No.: +255 718 701 414

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    January 11, 2017 5:40 pmPosted 3 months ago
    Steve Watson

    Laurent.

    You mean Patrick Dushime, he is the same guy who scams for Maendeleo Mining Limited and Inter Cargo Express Uganda

    Neither are legitimate and i advise anyone to stay away.

    As the guy above says stay away from all gold in Uganda.

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      January 16, 2017 2:23 pmPosted 3 months ago
      GOLD SCAMS

      Patrick Dushime @ Maendeleo Mining one of the top 5 scammers in Uganda.
      Everything about this guy is fraudulent.
      He recently ripped off some Chinese guys for $2.5 mio.

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    January 10, 2017 4:33 pmPosted 3 months ago
    Laurent

    Our company has just been scammed with 178 000 USD in Uganda by a bunch of crooks in a sophisticated scam.
    The scammers are :
    -Optim Gold and his CEO Farouk KISUZE
    -Inter Cargo Express Uganda and his CEO Patrick TUSIIME
    -Alfonse Kafi Saolona, the chief of the crooks, who have swiss passport and ID and pretended to be married with a swiss woman whom he integrated into the fraud,
    -Dodo Lekulaba, supposed “right hand” of Alfonse Kafi.
    -Mata Pepo, who claims to be “the owner” of a 700 kilos stock of gold in Uganda
    -His lawyer Mrs Sheila Namahe, from Maxim Advocates, who gave Optim Gold our money
    -The “claimed” businessman Cellou Diallo, who recruits clients for the scam.

    If you aver meet any of these people run away ! They are also involved in diamonds scams. They operate in Uganda whereas they are all from DRC.

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      January 11, 2017 5:25 pmPosted 3 months ago
      Chris Annergern

      Optim Gold are well known scammers, as is Farouk Kisuze all over Kampala.

      Optim Gold & Maendeleo Mining Limited are known to use Inter Cargo Express Uganda (fake company and fake website just copied off the net).

      Also Rugano Mining Limited are just as nasty gold scammers.

      The Ugandans call claim the know generals. All scammers.

      Anyone with half a brain will stay clear of Kenya, Uganda and Congo for gold trading. There is a reason why they have this reputation that nothing ever leaves the country, because its true!

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    January 5, 2017 3:07 amPosted 3 months ago
    Joe

    An individual called Isse Muhindo with Ugandan number of +256 750 343302 is a fraud. A sweet talker who messed me up big time. He is Congolese. Beware

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    December 9, 2016 11:33 amPosted 4 months ago
    edward ross

    Maendeleo Mining Limited in Uganda.

    http://maendeleominingltd.com/

    does anyone have any info if they’re reputable or not to deal with or not?

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    • December 9, 2016 1:26 pmPosted 4 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      As they are already listed on other gold fraud websites, Im going to say no.

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      December 13, 2016 10:01 amPosted 4 months ago
      tom howes

      They are a frauds. Along with the following scammer companies in Uganda:

      Optim Gold
      Chemines Limited
      Rugano Mining
      Golden mining agency ltd
      Minerals Exodus International Limited

      Stay away from Uganda, Congo and Tanzania, 99.9% of deals are scams. These countries are rotten to the core with scammers.

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        December 16, 2016 2:27 pmPosted 4 months ago
        M. Brooke

        Maendeleo Mining 100% scam artists.
        Tom above is correct in his comments above.
        Uganda is a waste of time to do business in, everyone is a thief, and all those companies he has listed are well known gold scammers. Save yourself any time and money and don’t bother visiting that hell hole.

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    November 28, 2016 5:44 amPosted 5 months ago
    Luiz Rocha

    I’m in contact with some mine in Cameroon and they request CEMAC.
    I did a contact with Ministry of Mines, talked with Mr. Jean that confirmed the need issue a CEMAC to deal with the registered mines through Ministry contracts, etc. Do u think that Ministry are involved in this scamms?
    Check in http://minmidt-gov.net/en/index.html

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    • November 28, 2016 6:25 amPosted 5 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Please read above. There is NO CEMAC permit. The site you have given is a scam site set up less than 2 months ago by fraudsters. 100% scam all involved.

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    November 25, 2016 5:08 pmPosted 5 months ago
    Matt

    Ikombe Jackson Kabadi
    This man is a scammer and resort to threats and harassment when you dont comply. He WAS partner to my partner and is in Tanzania or Kenya. He has made my parterns life hell buy contacting her entire family and contact list from the laptop and phone he stole from her. If you have any info on this person please let me know.

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    November 25, 2016 6:45 amPosted 5 months ago
    MI Trading

    Beware with this company, provides fake documentation and refuse to ID themselves. They have been reported already to the FBI. MT760 Fraud.

    Company: Alpha Articanal Timber Local Miners
    Country: Cameroon/Mexico
    Agents: Pierre Matom, Serge Surmount, Miguel Angel Viveros
    Guadalupe Jaramillo Duarte

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    November 15, 2016 8:45 pmPosted 5 months ago
    Bizzy

    I’ve been in contact with a company called Genet Air Cargo about gold in Nairobi Kenya. Even I’ve checked their website genera-group which by the contacts in websites I’ve reached also in whatsapp. In website and everything they seem all legit on selling gold. Can someone please tell me if I should proceed with them about the sample payment?

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    • November 16, 2016 1:45 amPosted 5 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Why would you buy gold from an air freight company? They have not got the gold licence to export nor the mineral licence to sell. Only use a reputable long established licenced gold dealer.

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        November 16, 2016 5:20 amPosted 5 months ago
        Bizzy

        Well they have got the mineral dealers license from mines and geological department, and have sent me a copy of it. I mean out of many scammers they can do it at least right?

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        • November 16, 2016 10:36 amPosted 5 months ago
          Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

          Its not just about that one, theres several more they need and even then its not enough. Have they sent you verifiable past performance, have you secure collateral, were customs present on signing the document? Theres over a 1000 licences issued in Kenya and only maybe 10 of them have any clue what they are doing. One mistake and youll lose your money its not worth the risk with a company that I can find no record or mineral licence for.

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    November 14, 2016 3:46 pmPosted 5 months ago
    Kofi Saino

    You guys are doing well with the information. It will help a lot. My concern is with the Ghanaians in these deals. We hear stories of similar cases in the news.Most of them uses black African power (juju) to charm prospective clients.I will be glad if zengold to make an article of that sort to also open viewers eyes on it.some gold are spiritual gold ,they don’t travel beyond boarders.

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    November 9, 2016 3:26 pmPosted 5 months ago
    Siebert

    Do any one ever made use of Cradke logistics in SL to transport Au.
    I realy have a problem – exept to handcarry small qry’s – to move product savely from SL. My previos exp was that Malaicca Express drop a delivery on its way to Spain in Antwerpen. After been paid as req, needed anouther $24k to sort their “line agent” who made the “mistake”. They reacon after provide 95% of the paid service, they DID do their part. Any idee of a realiabille transporter company who have a ….. pride to deliver.

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    • November 9, 2016 4:08 pmPosted 5 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      When Im in Africa I only ever use an agent on the ground with a mineral and / or export licence. The shipping I do through any reputable airline from customs to customs. That way its held in bond securely for the whole journey. Any reputable buyer should have their own armoured transport and licence to collect out of customs at their end. Theres really no need for a separate shipping agent and most Ive come across are crooks making money for doing nothing.

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    November 3, 2016 9:15 pmPosted 5 months ago
    James

    Please we are negotiating with a cameroun base seller as antrus mining Limited as CEO of the firm as stated in contract is Mr. Carol Kenny . Please is seller genuine or a fraud ? the require SBLC /BG on a CIF after assay at buyers refinery payment . His deal has 15% off LBMA ..

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    • November 4, 2016 6:19 amPosted 5 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      If you raise an SBLC or BG for ANY unverified seller in Africa be prepared to lose a lot of money and your bank account. Its just not done. Plus the banks compliance office will require details which will mean this cannot be raised, so dont waste your time.

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    November 2, 2016 4:07 pmPosted 5 months ago
    TW

    COBRAZ Ltd/ COBRAZ SARL is a scam company

    (registered in Bangui RCCM number: 0228 / CCIMA / 2001B, Avenue B.BOGANDA 607BG BP, Tel: +236.77.24.19.59, represented by Charles Maximilian BOGANDA YANGONGO

    charles_boganda@yahoo.fr
    +33 6 74 50 91 19
    Central African Republic passport number: D00001291

    Charles Maximilian BOGANDA or Max Boganda is a scammer based in Paris, but leads a double life with another woman/family in the Central African Republic.
    He will just take your money and make excuses like; the deposit for gold, the tax rates have suddenly changed, its on a flight, its tied up in the ministry, the usual African conman lies.

    He will tell you he is related to the president who died back in the 50ies, he will also tell you he a special envoy to the Vatican etc, more lies. Currently there are legal proceedings by multiple parties against this crook and he will be brought to justice and serve time.

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      December 1, 2016 1:16 pmPosted 5 months ago
      mr B

      yes…Max Boganda, Charles Boganda or Charles Maximilian Boganda is a very famous scammer in gold & diamonds.
      Any scam to be done in CAR, he is the man giving that place a terrible reputation. He has scammed plenty of people, I am amazed he is still a free man, total con artist.
      I have no doubt he will be rotting away in prison at some point soon.

      Im sure the Vatican wont want anything to do with this scumbag if they knew how many honest people he has scammed.

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    October 26, 2016 11:12 amPosted 6 months ago
    DOBRE SIMONA

    HELP!!! AM I BEING GOLD SCAMED?
    DOES ANYBODY KNOWS ROYAL LINK Sarl -bamako MALI
    RC Numero: RAKTI – 2013 – B187 du 16/8/2013
    Adresse: Kati, quartier Kalabancoro Plateau, Rue 127, Porte 902 – Republique du Mali
    TEL:0022320280230
    E-mail:info@royallinkafrica.com.com
    mr DOUDA DIAWARA

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    • October 26, 2016 11:24 amPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Almost definitely. Just look at their website and its history (or lack of it), lots of discrepancies there to show a major fraud.

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    October 23, 2016 12:06 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Darren Watts

    does anyone know what the real export duty is for gold out of Uganda?

    thank you

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    • October 23, 2016 5:51 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      5% export tax on gold in Uganda

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    October 21, 2016 4:47 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Ryan Nex

    Thank you for the good info. Does this mean all Hong Kong offers are fake? Non is real?

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    • October 21, 2016 4:53 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Whilst I know there is gold in Hong Kong, if the offer refers to Thai Gold, HSBC Hong Kong, or private warehouses storing it, Ill guarantee its a fake. As the chinese are currently one of the biggest buyers on the planet if there was any gold for sale it would sell to them immediately, so I doubt youll see any legitimate offers out of HK.

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        October 21, 2016 5:12 pmPosted 6 months ago
        Ryan Nex

        So anything in HSBC HK and private warehouse all fake? 🙁
        But they do POF & POP via Bank to Bank Swift then TTM. It shows that they very good at scamming

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        • October 21, 2016 5:28 pmPosted 6 months ago
          Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

          Yes they are all fake, with fake HSBC documents, I had someone put in jail in Ghana this morning for a similar fraud. They monetise the POF and use them to purchase commodities in your name, dont do it!

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    October 21, 2016 8:21 amPosted 6 months ago
    Javier

    Is it necessary when buying gold from Cameroon to get a CEMAC BUYER PERMIT?

    If so, how can i do it with no scams or issues?

    Thank you

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    • October 21, 2016 9:19 amPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      No it isn’t. It doesn’t even exist. It’s a common scam.

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    October 18, 2016 9:41 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Nathan

    Good day all, has anyone had any dealings with Galani Enterprises out of Sierra Leone.

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    • October 18, 2016 10:28 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      A quick internet search will show you they dont even exist, so why would you contract with them.

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        October 19, 2016 7:48 pmPosted 6 months ago
        Nathan

        Great forum, Many thanks for the help!

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    October 18, 2016 4:14 pmPosted 6 months ago
    marcus

    Hi, pls is there any information on petrom mining company and Rugano mining limited in Uganda? Are they for real? Thanks

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    • October 18, 2016 4:20 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      No they arent for real, one basically doesnt exist and the others just come into existence. No history at all.

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      October 25, 2016 12:22 pmPosted 6 months ago
      mr helpful

      rugano mining are scammers. stay away. they are involved with some bad people. they claim to have ties up with the president, but thats just to make you feel comfortable.
      DO NOT ENGAGE IN BUSINESS WITH THEM, as they will take your money, pay zero taxes and then leave you high & dry.

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        November 22, 2016 1:07 pmPosted 5 months ago
        Scammedbyrugano

        Do you have any idea on the whereabouts of Sam Or Samson ELESA from Rugano Mining Ltd. We would like to speak to him please.

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          November 22, 2016 5:09 pmPosted 5 months ago
          tom laws

          sam from ruganos number is +256 756 922 889
          the owners number is + 256 756 453 597

          rugano are bad news. proper scammers. hearing so many horror stories about them, as someone mentioned above, they are real dangerous gangsters beware!!

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      December 15, 2016 10:47 amPosted 4 months ago
      Torsten W. - Berlin

      petrom mining company and Rugano mining limited in Uganda are huge criminals.
      The guy who owns it its the Presidents son in law, and he can literally get away with murder because his wife is head of internal security. They are very dangerous people and have been known to kidnap people who make too much noise after they have been scammed.
      Stay well away.

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    October 9, 2016 5:54 amPosted 6 months ago
    Bongo

    Hi ,

    I have been approached by a group of Kenyan businessmen who have shown me alot of gold and claim to be working with a minister in the country. They have offered to sell the gold to me at $30000 per kilo and they claim to have 1,6 tons of gold. They say they are willing to travel with part of the gold to Dubai and get paid for whatever quantity they take once it has been tested over there. Has anyone been victim of this scam as I am trying to anticipate what can go wrong here and if I should go through with this or pullout now.

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    • October 9, 2016 6:05 amPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Just wait for the inevitable point in the deal where they need you to pay for something to help them get it moving and to show your commitment. Once you’ve wasted your precious time on it you’ll see it as a small investment in the grand scheme. Then there will be another unforseen cost and so on and so on. Very common scam. I’m in Nairobi now and see it each day

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    October 6, 2016 12:59 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Marc Daniel Stendl

    Does anyone have experience with the services of Tayscore Tanzania?
    They are basically intermediaries in the Mining Sector in East Africa. They offer risk management solutions and guidance through your transactions in EA. They do due diligence on your business partners, verification of product, documents etc. They do not take advance money but a commission after the deal was closed successfully. Seems legit to me but you can never know in this business.
    They have local and international consultants working for them. Any bad experiences with those guys? Will be greatly appreciated as I am planning to use them for my transaction next week.
    http://www.tayscore.com is the website.
    Thanks for your help!

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    • October 6, 2016 1:23 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Please don’t. You are trusting your entire deal in a company that’s not registered and hasn’t even been in existence a year. You need to use a company that’s been been around for at least a decade. Anything less than this and the company would not have enough experience to know what to look for to spot a scam or know all the laws applicable. I know it seems like a cost saving up front, but trust me when I say that this is not an industry you want to skimp on, get it right first time or don’t do it. I appreciate its a large cost to hire an expert but just read all the reviews online and you’ll see how worthwhile it is.

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    October 5, 2016 6:06 pmPosted 6 months ago
    seb

    realy ?? so it can be a scam olso ??
    y understand that a saler not go send gold whitout guarante to be pay , because no one refinery gif guarantees, but sblc, bg, lc, ?? what is than the best secure guarantee ??

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    October 5, 2016 5:49 pmPosted 6 months ago
    seb

    hallo , y have a saler that ask MT799 blockfund .
    payment tt after assay test destnation ..
    can this be moneytise ???

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    • October 5, 2016 5:59 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Yes there are companies that will partially monetise an MT799

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    October 5, 2016 5:19 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Siebert

    Pls need urgent information- do any body deald with Malaika Express in SL with sucsess or alternative results to transport AU?

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    October 3, 2016 11:38 pmPosted 6 months ago
    Tejvir

    Hello,

    I am dealing with Trans century Global Ltd in Kenya in c/o – Jene Cleve Marve. He gave all documents to me including SKR and I cross checked SKR with GIK security company and found it correct. He asked me to take buyer permit first and he is dealing with all other expenses on his own which are included in the price of gold. ALso, I am supposed to pay the money to him after receiving gold nuggets. He has sent the assay report from ministry of mines Kenya which talks about purity of gold and quantity supervised. Please help me to know whether should I proceed with this deal?

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    • October 4, 2016 2:01 amPosted 6 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      No its a fraud you should not proceed.

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    September 30, 2016 6:01 pmPosted 7 months ago
    rizal

    Well. Thanks for the eplanation about zenith golds. How do we do now?? Because more than 50 thousands people in malaysia were make their investment in zenith golds. Im afraid i will loss my money. Because im also one of them.

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    • September 30, 2016 7:57 pmPosted 7 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Unfortunately it is nothing to do with us so it is difficult to advise you. First I would ask for my money back and if I didn’t get it I’d report them to the authorities.

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  • September 22, 2016 7:28 pmPosted 7 months ago
    Natasha

    Hi is apex trading group company genuine. The director is from states. Their main branch is in uganda. They normally deal with AGR refinerry claiming it to be world recognised.

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    • September 22, 2016 7:39 pmPosted 7 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      If you read the site you will see that whether the company is genuine or not is irrelevant the terms are what’s important. Also no AGR is not world recognised, nor LBMA registered.

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    September 17, 2016 9:25 pmPosted 7 months ago
    Lionel biggs

    I recently came across what seems a plausible offer from Optim Gold in Uganda http://www.optimgold.com. On investigation from a very authoritative highly placed person in Kampala, the advice is to run a mile from these guys. They have hired a swanky property in the best part of Kampala nicely kitted out, a professionally well put website running around in expensive cars etc.
    They are running around with offer made to the “Kouri” group to legitimise their scams.

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      November 22, 2016 5:21 pmPosted 5 months ago
      ben gollings

      yeah there is a very bent low level politician called juma kisekka making introductions for these guys.
      stay well clear of all of these crooks. all scammers.

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      November 23, 2016 3:48 pmPosted 5 months ago
      mr ed

      Farok @ Optim Gold in Uganda +256 702 745 094 always involved in a gold scam.
      He is the head of the snake.
      Nasty little scammer.

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    September 6, 2016 10:51 amPosted 7 months ago
    eugene mcdougall

    Thank you for this informative site, it seems a bit to late for me as I gave money for taxes and carrier. The company name was Adex Mining Inc. of Tanzania and the owners name was Juma Shaboni Jr. and he is a frudster and hAS TAKEN OVER 100,000. form me…..Warn anyone that this man is a crook!
    Thanks,
    …..e. mcdougall

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    • September 6, 2016 11:39 amPosted 7 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Sorry to hear that Eugene. I’ve approved your comment for the website so no one else need suffer at their hands. Always best to hire the services of an expert in the field for deals like this (such as ourselves). It may seem very costly up front but the difference between a loss of all your funds versus the large profits available make it a no brainer.

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    August 28, 2016 3:17 pmPosted 8 months ago
    HUSAIN MAKADA

    Dear Sir,
    Can you please tell us then what is the proper and correct way to make an successful deal with African countries specially with East African countries in Gold bars. I do have an trade unit in Dubai where we are trading in Gold Bar’s.

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    • August 29, 2016 6:11 amPosted 8 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      There’s no set way for a successful deal as each seller and buyer will have different preferred methods but there are 100s of incorrect ways. Every time I have seen a successful deal completed it is because the buyer used a reputable expert to oversee the deal with them. A signed contract in Africa tends to be treated more as an agreement to do business than as a fixed set of rules, therefore someone must oversee the procedure from start to finish and must have the knowledge to sort out the inevitable daily changes that will take place.

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    August 28, 2016 7:15 amPosted 8 months ago
    Dmitry Dzirn

    Have you heard about Western Mining Limited? Seller Mandate is Jose E Rodriguez. Are they real?
    Dmitry

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    • August 29, 2016 6:06 amPosted 8 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Please read the previous comments. Being registered isn’t the problem, having a legitimate deal is!

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    August 27, 2016 3:31 pmPosted 8 months ago
    Mary

    Hello ,

    I would like you to help me know if this company exist LIVIDUS METALS COMPANY LTD claims to be selling good too here in Tanzania.

    Thanks.

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    • August 27, 2016 10:22 pmPosted 8 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Whilst they exist, this is not the problem. There are over 1000 registered companies in Tanzania granted licences to sell each year, there’s over 990 of these I wouldn’t trust.

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    August 22, 2016 2:14 pmPosted 8 months ago
    Andrea

    Hi mr. Milbourn, I need your advice:

    do you know Dianesis Ltd (registered in Dubai) and Diaurum SARL(in Burkina Faso)?

    Thanks!

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    • August 22, 2016 2:17 pmPosted 8 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      They are both so new they have no history, it would be a great risk to invest any sums of money with a company with no track record.

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    August 19, 2016 1:15 amPosted 8 months ago
    Bongani

    Hi Barnaby, please assist

    I have just received an offer from Western Mining Limited in Ghana with the website http://www.westernghanagold.com represented by Mr Kojo Bonsu. Their procedures looks good except the financial instruments Non Operative SBLC MT760 to Seller’s bank they require and the seller financier bank will send 2%PB to Buyer bank and Buyer bank will make his SBLC or BG operative. Is this the legit way to do it. They dont request any money upfront.

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    • August 19, 2016 6:17 amPosted 8 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      This is a very common fraud. The MT760 you send is monetisable and will be sold, so you have paid money upfront.

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    August 17, 2016 7:21 amPosted 8 months ago
    faramarzyazdi

    hi
    i pay $600 to mr onyango in shogun company , http://www.shogunafrica.co.ke
    he dont send my gold ! and lost my money

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      December 31, 2016 8:07 pmPosted 4 months ago
      JD

      Same page brother shogun Africa is the same scammer I am now dealing with.
      Their Boss is called
      Jared Otieno
      Beautiful office in 5th avenue Nairobi
      We are waiting for a 50kg CIF Dubai which we were told to be in Oman UAE border with no evidenent and no good explanations, stupidly they are asking for more after we paid for a lump sum of the so called royal taxes 105,000 USD.

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    August 14, 2016 10:41 pmPosted 8 months ago
    Johnny Woods

    Known Scammers in East Africa:
    1. Noble Minerals Tanzania
    2. Lividus Metals Tanzania
    3. SOCIETE MINIERE AGRICOLE ET FOREST SPRL : MR William SEBI M PONYO
    4. ATAMA MINE SPRL : MOSES ZACHARIA JOHNSON AMBUKU
    5. Crystal mining – Crown Logistics – Vincent Mtui – Teddy Mukandila
    6. Sominco Bunia SPRL – Crown Logistics – Vincent Mtui – Alexis Ruphin Lumande – Prince Mobutho Seseseko
    7. Time for Africa – Ernest Charles Magesa
    8. Lividus Metals Company – David Kazadi
    9. GREENOVER EXPO INTERNATIONAL TANZANIA LIMITED – David Kazadi or Simon Makulu
    10. Trust Africa Investment Limited – Mr Kakulu K William
    11. NOVA LOGISTIC & CONSULTACY LIMITED & SHIMBWE MINING SCHEME : Mahusi Emmanuel Siku
    12. Lake Security Company Limited – Michael Ngudungu and William Siende
    13. Bunia Mines : Mr Ntumba Francois
    14. Carriere Mines Kenya
    15. Peter Patrick Obama – Alego Kilimanjaro Co. Ltd.

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      October 4, 2016 8:22 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Murth McElroy

      Noble Metals and Minerals are known Gold and Copper Scammers indeed. Mr. Edwin Joshua and Mr. Simon Palm Shoo as well as their associates in Narobi Mr. Steve Mogo or Steven Mbogo are known for their deceiving activities. Run away when you hear these names !!

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      October 7, 2016 10:06 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Murth McElroy

      Edwin John Joshua is the responsible manager for Noble Metals and Minerals in Dar Es Salaam and what they to prepare for any Gold or Copper Cathode deal is invite you to Dar Es Salaam.

      Edwin John Joshua aka Richard Joshua
      Gold and Copper Cathode Scammer based in Dar Es Salaam , Tanzania
      CEO at Noble Metals and Minerals in Dar Es Salaam
      Email : nobleminerals@yahoo.com
      Website : http://www.noblemetalslimited.com

      Simon Palm Shoo
      Scammer Associate and righthand man for Scam expert Edwin John Joshua for Noble Metals and Minerals
      Email: simonpalmshoo@gmail.com

      Steve Mbogo also known as Steve Mbogo Ndwiga or Steve Ndegwa
      Gold and Copper Cathode Scam associate for Edwin Joshua based in Nairobi , Kenya
      Company: This guy is using several companies but one of them is Future Flow Enterprises in Nairobi , Kenya
      Email: mbogos74@gmail.com

      Noble Metals and Minerals will often use EAS Tanzania LTD based in Dar Es Salaam for their fake documets and Airway Bills.

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      October 23, 2016 4:07 pmPosted 6 months ago
      Murth McElroy

      Katanga Import and Export is another company used by Edwin John Joshua to scam people who are looking for Gold or Copper Cathodes. Same as their other company, Noble Metals and Minerals, they operate from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania as well as Nairobi, Kenya. Basic rule: # 1 – Never pay any money upfront # 2 – If they will offer you collateral it will be brass. Just don’t fall in their trap !

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      November 22, 2016 5:41 pmPosted 5 months ago
      william hollister

      also

      Muru Platnum Company Limited, Dar es Salaam http://muruplatnum.com/ a lady called Dominique Slewinsky

      Bitmak Company SPRL, Dar es Salaam (Congolese scammers) represented by Jean Paul Civuila Ilunga/Elonga (spells it both ways), Eric Mbombo, Elonga Poupou Mbombo, Abraham Luzzi (their scammer in Dubai at Gulf Gate General Trading LLC) & Hashim Rungwe

      DO NOT ENGAGE IN BUSINESS WITH ANY OF THESE WELL KNOW SCAMMERS

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    August 10, 2016 7:16 pmPosted 8 months ago
    Patrick

    Please assist I would like to verify authenticity for Kirigi Mines in Nome Alaska, CEO Harry Gilbert Olsen. The website registered in SA has been removed 30th June 2016 when I started investigating. I have given money and have been told the goods is at customs waiting tax clearance $78 and certificate of incumbency $10,8 payment before it will be released to refinery in Dubai. It’s been over 5 months at customs can they hold goods that long.

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    August 9, 2016 9:51 amPosted 8 months ago
    Eshwara

    Attention: Cameroon Gold Scam/Fraud Alert: All requests from this person is fraud. He will lure you as if he is professional gold seller and real business man. But all communications from this person and mail and phone numbers are all FAKE. Please be careful. I lost my money. Mr. Prince Ben Zwinkels ( Co-CEO ) Company: Yamber Local Miners Add: B.P 450,Yokadoma-Cameroon,Bertua Tel: +237 6510-699-31 / Mobile: +237 680-67-6929 Skype I’D : yamberlocalminers Email: yamberlocalminers@gmail.com

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  • August 9, 2016 4:21 amPosted 8 months ago
    Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

    Gold consignments aren’t held at customs without reason. They would always be released to the registered consignee or beneficial owner. There’s no way to check unless you are one of these people and listed on the customs form.

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      August 10, 2016 8:05 pmPosted 8 months ago
      bimbs

      Do you know Walikale mining company in DRC? And people associated with it

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    July 29, 2016 3:28 pmPosted 9 months ago
    Lily Kays

    Is it true that there are no gold refineries in Kenya. If not which ones are the most reputable and contact details.

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    • July 29, 2016 5:00 pmPosted 9 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Sort of. There are no LBMA registered refineries in Kenya, only one in fact in Africa at all. Though there are many small privately owned refineries in most African countries.

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    July 27, 2016 2:18 pmPosted 9 months ago
    Mike Burgess

    Hi Barney,

    Ever heard of Yamber Local Miners in Cameroon, Chap by the name of Mr. Prince Ben Zwinkels. We were progressing on a 500 kg / month annual deal with him and the CEMAC Permit was placed before us. Ug!

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    • July 27, 2016 2:37 pmPosted 9 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      No never heard of them. Having recently been in contact with high government officials from Cameroon I can assure you of 2 things, there isnt that amount of gold coming out of Cameroon and theres no CEMAC permit. So you know they are definitely running a scam.

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    July 22, 2016 3:01 amPosted 9 months ago
    ALLAN

    I have been in touch with a lady in Ghana saying she has gold left to her and asked me to help apparently she was studying to be a doctor there I helped paid for her passport and visa and on the day to travel she needed 4k to get out of the country. I have had two barristers saying she need licences of change of names, to sell then now one to get to bring back to the united kingdom I have already sent a lot so can you say if it is right or is it a scam.
    thanks

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    • July 22, 2016 7:50 amPosted 9 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      I’m afraid it’s a very well used scam. I’ve seen several variations on the same theme. There’s always an excuse why they need a bit more. It’s highly doubtful your lady is even who she says she is, the last one I traced on behalf of someone turned out to be a Nigeria man.

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    June 28, 2016 4:25 pmPosted 10 months ago
    JOSE MANUEL LOPEZ

    Dear Sir. I was working many years in the Petroleum Comapnies. And like you know the most important in this business is YOUR HONEST NAME.

    I read in yours commnet one question abaout IWC Oils & Refinery LLC, and this company want to make business with me, you know something about this enterprise.

    Tnaks in advance

    July 21, 2013 2:46 am
    Tony Tran
    We came across a buyer Marco Aparicio of IWC Group but found his name on Sienna International Group website’s blacklist. Have you come across this buyer for being a “non-performer”

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    • June 28, 2016 6:50 pmPosted 10 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Whilst we have connected buyers and sellers previously on oil deals it is not our forte and we have not come across IWC before. Clearly if they are listed on a blacklist already I would try and directly approach the person who blacklisted them as well as the company themselves to see their response. After this is you were still unsure I would get a background check done on the company to see their trading history, account records etc.

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    June 26, 2016 9:56 pmPosted 10 months ago
    Jennifer Reyneke

    Have you heard of this company Mohamed Roysandera
    C/o. Vuyufambom Beneditta
    PM MINERS ASS LTD CIG
    P.O BOX 471, Bertoua, CAMEROON
    35 Road West street Eastern Region,
    Tel: 00237-693309909
    Fax: 00237-233654607
    Skype: mohad.roysandera there fco and certificates looked professional.. Only one problem they say you must get a Cemac permit.

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    June 25, 2016 10:28 amPosted 10 months ago
    Rudi

    Has anybody heard of this company in Tanzania? Company name is Chanya Metals Minerals Co,Ltd our CEO is called SUD FREDRICK KAMUGISHA. They want us to come to tanzania check the gold and go and melt it and then pay for the taxes.

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    • June 25, 2016 11:23 amPosted 10 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Another of the 1000s of registered companies “approved” to export gold. No history, set up less than a year ago and with the same standard terms as everybody else in the business trying to defraud you. We get 10 offers like this a day, any gold scam website will tell you the obvious answer to this.

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      August 2, 2016 3:52 pmPosted 9 months ago
      God listen

      hello Rudi
      Chanya Metals Minerals Co, Ltd is not a trusted company. I am from Tanzania and i know trusted companies here.
      email me XXXXXXX for more details

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    May 23, 2016 11:03 amPosted 11 months ago
    musa sembatya

    Has any one ever dealt with Adex mining company in Tanzania. Are they legitimate in any way. Got a contact of one Juma as one of the directors and that they can supply gold at $26000 per kilo

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    • May 23, 2016 11:04 amPosted 11 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Yes several times, unsafe procedures which are always used to defraud the client.

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    May 18, 2016 10:07 amPosted 11 months ago
    Laura Davidson

    Has anyone had a run in with Emmanuel Smith — claims he and his partner have gold held by British Customs due fines and they require 25K for release?
    His partner is named Mark Evans. Mr Smith lives in London. Mr Evans lives in Florida.

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    • May 18, 2016 10:15 amPosted 11 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      The only reason it would be held in customs is if they tried to illegally smuggle it in without paying taxes, so that doesn’t bode very well to start with. If you do pay for release from customs there’s no recourse you’ll see the gold after you’ve paid all their taxes. I would be almost certain this is a scam. If you want to confirm it, theres 2 things you can do. (1) Ask them which customs office it is held in (ie, Heathrow) and ring them direct with the consignment number to check. (I bet they wont give you the consignment number) (2) Do a bit of maths, you know that taxes are 20% and Im assuming you know how much gold is supposedly held. So if gold per kilo is about £28,350 tax is £5,670 per kilo. Therefore if they are asking £25,000 then you know its approximately 4.5-5kgs held . Does that correspond with what they told you? If not walk away now and list them online as scammers.

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    May 7, 2016 11:05 pmPosted 11 months ago
    EDDY WILSON

    We are about to gold from a company in cameroon Fecam local miners.The company has been checked out by a lawyer in cameroon. It has been checked with ministry of mines and Chamber of Commece.
    However, Fecam is asking for Money for Cemac Permit .
    The lawyer fully endoses this requirement . Please advise if this is a scam

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    • May 7, 2016 11:51 pmPosted 11 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      This is 100% a scam, there is no such thing as a CEMAC permit, the whole operation including the website is one giant fraud. Which also means that you know that each person youve spoken to in verifying the company is also a fraud.

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    May 7, 2016 9:22 pmPosted 11 months ago
    Grace Brahams

    Has anyone come across the scammer in Uganda by the names
    Of Taban Amin. He and his team reside in Munyonyo and pose to more
    Than 300kg of gold. News has it that they scammed a company in USA
    Of about $900,000 and recently scammed buyers of $40,000.
    Please be warned do not do any business with this man. He will invite
    You to his home show you a lot of gold in kilos and even take you to
    Their offices which are heavely gurded by soldiers. But this gold will never
    Leave uganda.
    He will make you believe that he will provide security from the moment
    you set foot in uganda and give you escort to the airport. Please dont be
    Fooled.

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    May 3, 2016 12:27 pmPosted 12 months ago
    Richard Michael

    Have you come across this company called Delicore Metal Company Ltd in Tanzania and Pixel Metal & Minerals

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    • May 3, 2016 12:37 pmPosted 12 months ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Whilst both are easy to find on the web, neither are companies we would do business with and would advise you not to either. The first only just came into existence, so for all intents and purposes is only a shell with no history. The second is already listed on gold fraud websites elsewhere. Both fall into the category of ideal companies to run a fraud.

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      September 30, 2016 8:06 pmPosted 7 months ago
      Mike

      Delicore cooperated with “Express Cargo Freight” in Tanzania, a fictive company, which registered their website just to cheat buyers of gold. The website is offline meanwhile. Delicore was the key for the frauds.

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  • April 29, 2016 8:31 amPosted 1 year ago
    Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

    No, ZenithGold is not anything to do with our company. This is a scam company, please do not be fooled.

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      October 20, 2016 5:21 pmPosted 6 months ago
      JAM

      Mr Barnaby Milbourn…are you sure ZenithGold is from Panama.. i have learned that zenithgold i registered in The Companies House of UK..you can check through the Companies’ House website..

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      • October 20, 2016 5:50 pmPosted 6 months ago
        Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

        Im 100% sure that ZenithGold is registered offshore as a shell company. The Zenithgold in the UK is a small housing letting agency that was established a while ago. Nobody should still be falling for this MLM scam.

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    April 29, 2016 5:37 amPosted 1 year ago
    Alwi

    I just join investment 10k USD under zenithgolds.com
    They claimed Zen gold one of their company.. Is it true?

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    April 24, 2016 12:54 amPosted 1 year ago
    M. McElroy Jr.

    Please be very careful for:

    Mr. Willy Matata Ponyo
    Company : Societe Miniere (SMAF)
    Website: http://www.societeminiere.com

    They ask you to pay money upfront for paperwork, documents and taxes. After paying costs up to 4% they will not deliver.

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      May 4, 2016 2:31 pmPosted 12 months ago
      M. McElroy Jr.

      Mr. Willy Matata Ponyo from http://www.societeminiere.com claims he gets his Gold from DRC to Tanzania.

      Company used in DRC (Congo):

      Societe Miniere Agricole Est Foreste SPRL (SMAF)
      Website: http://www.societeminiere.com
      E-mail: info@societeminiere.com
      Skype: http://www.societeminiere
      Phone: +243 994 997 701

      In Tanzania Willy Ponyo uses the following companies to “export” the product:

      1) Wirelink Minerals in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
      2) MMT Mining Agency Co. in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
      3) Acro Mining Co LTD in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
      4) WIMA International Import & Export in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

      Again, be very careful. This a group of companies from the same Willy Ponyo and associates and these people will spend months to build a so called trust relationship with their potential “buyers” until you transfer some funds.

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        June 2, 2016 1:50 amPosted 11 months ago
        Murth McElroy

        Willy Sebi Matata Ponyo found out he is listed on this site and now he is using a new tactic. He is now using Trivest Metal Resources in Kampala Uganda for his scam activities.

        Scam associate and mastermind – Mr. Willy Sebi Matata Ponyo
        Scam associate – Mr. Jon Hyok
        Scam associate – Mr. Belesi Christ

        Scam Website : http://www.trivestmetalresources.com
        Scam email adress : info@trivestmetalresources.com

        They will always ask you to pay something upfront. Just don’t do it ! Do not pay anything upfront because they are ordinary scammers.

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          July 1, 2016 8:42 pmPosted 10 months ago
          michael maher

          i am dealing with a chap who says he wants to sell 10kgs.he has not asked for any up front money for any reason.i am supposed to go this coming we july 6th .if he is dishonest what is his scam

          mike

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          • July 4, 2016 11:47 pmPosted 10 months ago
            Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

            Once you are there he will just ask you to pay the fees for transport, like royalties, taxes, paperwork, export certificates, etc, etc, etc, with nothing going to the seller. Once you have spent all this money on travel and accommodation it will seem like a small price to pay as you will have seen the gold, but once you’ve paid for its export I wouldn’t expect to see it again afterwards. Its a very common scam and theres hundreds of different methods to relieve you of the gold once paid or just to get you to pay extra fees once you’ve started.

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        August 18, 2016 9:23 amPosted 8 months ago
        Fabio Cesario

        MMT is together with groupming right? So MMT is a scam?

        have you heard of TMR, Noble metals & chanya metals?

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        • August 18, 2016 10:15 amPosted 8 months ago
          Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

          It is so easy to set up a company that you will find that all these companies will be less than a year old with no history. Most owned by the same scammers that change their name every time they do a deal and commit fraud. It is not worth losing your money, you must only use trusted suppliers and a trusted team.

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    April 4, 2016 1:33 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Salim

    Other than Onyango are there more scammers in Kenya

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    March 15, 2016 2:04 pmPosted 1 year ago
    GK

    Hi Folks. Heard of a Dynamic Consortium Ltd in Uganda with a Director a one Bashir Semakula? Working in cohoots with Customs Mineral Logisctics International – Director Eddy? They pose with real gold but seem to play games with networks in Dubai where the Gold never leaves but goes on to other buyers after extorting money from buyer to cater for Taxes and Government Royalties. Has anyone crossed these in Uganda?

    Regards

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      January 11, 2017 5:50 pmPosted 3 months ago
      SAZ

      GK hi, I have come across this guy Eddy from Custom Mineral Logistics – he scammed us using real gold. Never got to the bottom of it and lost the money. Do you have the address of his office in Kampala?

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    February 4, 2016 7:59 amPosted 1 year ago
    Sangry ho

    People should be careful about a company called Line One Cargo,it operates with a big indiana scammer called Anil Shah and some bunch of Congolese who use fake passports! ,here are their mobile numbers 0786868201

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      February 4, 2016 9:57 pmPosted 1 year ago
      Markesh

      Is it the same indian scammer Riaz Hirji!?,they are highly connected. ..they will show you gold which will never leave the country. …be warned about this bullion vultures

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  • November 28, 2015 2:16 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Diana Yick

    Hi every gold buyers / representatives / agents,
    This is very sorry to note that, be careful about :
    Germain Favel and Rowena Sabia are the gold faked seller, t
    1: The Faker guy name : Germain Favel, Cadian, passport number : GC870289,
    His Canada call number : + 1 778 233 4986, HK number : 9421 0956
    His company name : Germain Favel Specialized Services
    Tel : + 1 778 233 4988
    Fax :+ 1 604 281 4989
    email : germain@gfssincorporated.com
    favel.germain@gmail.com
    94210956@hotmail.com

    2: His faker partner :
    Rowena Sabian
    Her HK Mobile : + 852 9623 7523

    They are made the faked documents, and faked dealing,

    Be careful for these 2 fakers.

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  • October 28, 2015 8:13 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Tony

    Their website is goldenminingagencyltd.com. Directors name is Frank bamwila

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      June 26, 2016 9:45 pmPosted 10 months ago
      Robbie Walia

      Hi, I just been approached by the same company in Uganda and they want 5% upfront to cover royalty (aka export tax). I have asked for previous BL or AWB, certificate of incorporation, export license. Only have some nice videos of 1kg dori bars in bags and on a table, with some big guy telling me the gold is here and waiting for me to fly into Kampala. Any more feedback on Golden Mining Agency and someone called Richard ?

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      • June 26, 2016 11:10 pmPosted 10 months ago
        Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

        You would have to be mad to take on this deal. As Ive said many times before the gold may exist but if you pay money upfront for anything dont expect to ever see it. 100s of people are recieving the same offer every day and it only takes one fool and theyve made their money.

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    June 18, 2015 3:25 amPosted 1 year ago
    Sean

    Ghana seller conned my $6,000. I know their
    1. web site – http://www.uniquerocklimited.com/
    2. name – Frank and Sampson
    3. address, car plate, family and all information

    I have reported ghan police, cid by another ghana friend, but cid and police want money to catch frauders????
    I can not send money any more and they said they then can not catch them..
    What is this country?????????????????
    Anyone knows what I can do for catch them?

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    • June 18, 2015 9:12 amPosted 1 year ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      I wouldnt bother even trying to catch them. At least youve posted online to stop others falling into their trap. As always no money up front or you will lose it. Can you imagine the cost of going to court in Ghana and trying to prove they conned you? Far more than $6000 and the con artists know this.

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    June 7, 2015 12:05 pmPosted 1 year ago
    henry

    Hi
    I am dealing with a seller from cameroon. Company is evercare company ltd.
    The seller is bring the gold down to singapore , now he say in france charle de gaulle airport. The france authorities asking for a waiver request which will cost usd$7,500 for it. The sellers claims he don’t have enough funds for it and ask my buyer to send them. Buyer say no.upfront payment whatsoever.
    Is there such a thing?

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    • June 18, 2015 9:09 amPosted 1 year ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      As Listed above its a fake company, as yet in 7 years I have NEVER seen a real gold deal come out of Cameroon, I just wouldnt bother.

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    May 16, 2015 8:49 amPosted 1 year ago
    David Slow

    FAKE SELLERS in Cameroon Mr.Allian evercarecompanyltd2013@gmail.com with http://WWW.afrifreightpro.com
    contact person: anders dam jensen
    tel: +237 653 29 11 24
    THIS PEOPLE ARE ALL FAKE DO NOT OR EVERY IN YOUR LIFE CONTACT THEM LIKE YOU ARE JUST WASTING YOUR TIME AND MONEY!!!!!!

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    May 16, 2015 8:47 amPosted 1 year ago
    David Slow

    BIG GOLD SCAMMER Mr.Allain tel: +237 6512 677 69 from EVERY CARE COMPANY LTD told me they have gold and i should pay 15000$ to ship the gold to our refinery in USA later on keep asking for 50000$ and 125000$ which was all paid to them and there are using one fake shipping company called AFRIC AFRIEGHT who promise to deliver but keeping on asking for more money,let no one fall like you will never get your money or gold.this is the fake shipping company address:WWW.afrifreightpro.com
    contact person: anders dam jensen
    tel: +237 653 29 11 24

    DO NOT FALL FOR THIS IS A SCAM IN CAMEROON

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    January 12, 2015 2:57 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Clive Chapman

    Please add this to your collection of SCAMERS Intellia commodities Belgium and offices in the Uk .

    we gave this Jean Pierre Ponjaert two Letter of credit combined value of $5,000,000,00 for Copper cathodes for shipment to China.

    He sent us Fake shipping documents and some of the documents where stamped using a Magistrates Stamp from South Africa he has been made insolvent has a prison record for the same thing trying to extorte money from unsuspecting clients WHAT A THUG

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    December 27, 2014 10:40 amPosted 2 years ago
    Mainole Patrick Rampete

    Carol Kenedy of Cameroon tried the Cemac permit scam on us. Luckily we went to the High Commissioner of Cameroon In South Africa. Should the deal went through we were prepared through our investors to invest over $1 for mining in that country. This was to happen in January 2015. Suffer the poor people of Cameroon.

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    November 12, 2014 3:02 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Mark

    CEMAC PERMIT:

    Of course this is a scam. Luckily I have seen through this and their fake documents by going through the Cameroon High Commission in London, firstly for my own DD.

    However, how does one actually buy gold from Cameroon (?) if indeed there is any to buy? Looking at their production the last few years they only seem to be producing at most 2000KG per annum this dating back in the early 2000’s.

    And of course the Scammers are all offering 500KG + Mr Jefri Lyonga Charles of Cam minning LTD and also Cam Mining PLC and so on being one of them and offering discounts if paid by western union because of course the banks there are so so slow to accept ones money and takes some 2 weeks for your money to actually hit their accounts! Oh Really – So how do they expect their TT payment to instant then after Refinery Assay.. Hmmmm… No point in pondering… I do have myself an extensive list of these Scammers and also all their numbers, emails, and names they pretend to be such as Ministers for “fake” interviews. Very happy to share this with all.
    Best Wishes.

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  • October 27, 2014 2:33 pmPosted 2 years ago
    ben afra

    Capam company is a scam.they use Nasaria Bassem to cone people if she comes on your way go running she will use any means to take dollars from you

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    October 23, 2014 9:19 amPosted 2 years ago
    Bobbo

    I know of these Kenyan-Steve Mbogo(alias Steve Ndegwa) who pretends to deal in Gold from his offices in wetlands in Nairobi, Kenya. This guy is a full a scamster, he cons foreigners almost weekly. The surprising thing is, he can do it right under the noses of authorities as he has friends in high places including very senior police officials.

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      July 26, 2015 5:47 amPosted 1 year ago
      Joe

      Steve Mbogo, also known as Steve Ndwiga, As gold scammer and gold thieves come, this guy should be put on every Gold blacklist. Steve Mbogo has a whole team with different roles, and even shows borrowed gold, pretending he has gold. Key is to not make any upfront payment whatsoever, you will never see your money again. A small time crook and con artist working out of a seedy Westlands office. Steve Mbogo pretends to dabble in politics, etc. but is really a cover for a small time gold Crook rolling in.borrowed fancy cars.

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      September 7, 2015 4:15 pmPosted 1 year ago
      H. Lee

      Steve Mbogo (alias Steve Ndegwa alias Steve Ndwiga) is a serial scammer, con artist who seems to enjoy very high connections within the Kenyan Government. We are a group of South Asian businessmen who have lost over $1,000,000 dollars to him and his associates trying to do legitimate gold deals. All beware

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        September 15, 2016 1:19 pmPosted 7 months ago
        dd17

        We have a contact with Mr. Steve Mbogo who is trying to sell us gold. I have tried to research him well and come up with so many contradictories about this man. Thank you for the heads up, as we will bo longer do business with him!

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      December 31, 2016 7:36 pmPosted 4 months ago
      JD

      That’s him brother, Steve and his friend Jared Otieno are the deadliest untouchable, respected gold scammers in kenya.

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    September 12, 2014 1:08 pmPosted 2 years ago
    BENNANI

    Dear All;
    Please be more attention on this man from Nigeria ;
    this man is among very large dangerous business scams in general and gold in particular.
    He took the names of real companies and presented as its commercial.
    has fake documents and passports and ask money advance or SBLC / BG transferable for sales this gurantie.

    name : JOHN DUDU
    U.S.BUNK TRADING S.P.R.L
    ASIATIC STEEL MILLS LTD

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    February 26, 2014 8:24 amPosted 3 years ago
    Ramos

    Hello,

    I have been scam many times by so call Mr,Kenedy Carol in Cameroon ,he told me that gold will be sent to me but no gold is coming i keep on paying more more ,please i advise that you should have nothing to deal with him or else you are wasting your time and money.

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    February 9, 2014 8:29 pmPosted 3 years ago
    Mabel Lucy

    Hello,

    I have been in contact with one fruade people in Cameroon called Bamissing Local Miners
    who claims the have gold and i have lost more than 90,000USD to them and i have not receive any gold and the keep on asking for more please what i can do?

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  • October 7, 2013 3:05 pmPosted 3 years ago
    Stephen Lalino

    Beware of a Liberian gold mining operation by the name of Phoenix Mining And Investments Inc run by Mr. Cassell Kuoh or his sales manager Collie Shakor. My company ICMCCo contracted with this animal Mr. Kuoh, who spent 4 months in NYC on our dime and actually brought a couple of shipments of Gold to NYC in dore form. The bars were good quality and assayed between 92 and 95%. After a couple of deliveries Mr. Kuoh then requested us to pay upfront on the next load (10kgs), which we then did and nothing was delivered after that expect fraudelent documents and lots of stories.

    They will soon see how NYC Karma works..

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      May 17, 2016 10:43 amPosted 11 months ago
      m.f.kelly

      cassell kuoh is nothing but a big crook he does not have a gold mine he and his two brothers done me out of 400.000usd he gave me only sand. but i am going to stop this crook. i would like to here from any one that had bad business with this man. we must put this man behind bars and stop him.
      please contact me on my email. his web site is all b*** s***.
      thanking you.
      m.f.kelly. london

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        November 23, 2016 12:01 pmPosted 5 months ago
        Sean Roelofsz

        Hi.

        Cassell Kuoh was arrested on the 16th of November in the US for wire fraud totalling $3,6 million.
        His day of reckoning has finally arrived. We also wear the T-SHirt of Phoenix Mining. Spent many months on a deal ex Nairobi only to have $850 k wire fraud committed by him and his partner in US

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    September 27, 2013 6:31 pmPosted 3 years ago
    Gary

    Hi,
    I have a seller named,”Local Mining Corporation group (Capam Company Ltd) being in service under the c/o Mr. CAROL KENEDY” from Cameroon.

    Is he and the company clean ?

    Gary

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    • September 30, 2013 8:29 amPosted 3 years ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      We dont do full checks for free but the company is in existence with Mr Kenedy working for them. I would suggest that if they (1) do not ask for an MT/BG/LC or similar (2) Dont require any money up front for taxes and (3) Arent asking for your bank/passport or other personal details, that you continue with the transaction.

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    July 21, 2013 2:46 amPosted 3 years ago
    Tony Tran

    We came across a buyer Marco Aparicio of IWC Group but found his name on Sienna International Group website’s blacklist. Have you come across this buyer for being a “non-performer”?

    Thanks!

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    • July 22, 2013 11:57 amPosted 3 years ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      I have not come across this buyer but would comment as IWC Group has nothing to do with precious metals its unlikely they are real buyers. Ask for Proof of previous transactions and Proof of funds if working with an unverified buyer

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  • June 26, 2013 6:42 pmPosted 3 years ago
    MOHAMMED RIAZ

    If a seller asking for conditional DLC & payment after delivery & assay report in Dubai Gold Refinery – can we treat them as good seller ?? Price is LBMA minus 6%. Is that reasonable price ???

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    • June 26, 2013 9:02 pmPosted 3 years ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      Not at all, it is most likely a fraudster as a DLC can be monetised or sold. Even if its just a broker trying to flip a deal, you will still lose the money to create a DLC and annoy your own bank when it inevitably fails. POP should always be provided before raising any banking instrument.

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    June 16, 2013 8:08 amPosted 3 years ago
    Nkusi

    Soem friends have been conned us$270 000 by a company in Tanzania named ” MONBLANC GOLD MINE COMPANY LIMITED ”
    Website: http://www.montblanc.co.tz

    What can we do …have you heard of this company who is owned by a certain SHABANI JUMA Jr.

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    • June 16, 2013 8:14 amPosted 3 years ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      We have not come across them, but as stated over 99% of all African gold deals are fake. That includes most companies, as it is easy and cheap to set up a shell company and website. Once the money is transferred it is gone as they will close the company and vanish with your money.
      Next time use our company to check them and you will not be defrauded. I know many people who have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars this year alone, it happens every week.

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      September 9, 2016 7:53 pmPosted 7 months ago
      Matt Van Aardt

      Im a white African and have lived in most Gold producing countries or done business in them. ‘
      Tanzania = 99.99% is a scam as most gold from legitimate mines is pre -contracted. A large proportion of gold there is smuggled in from DRC
      Ghana = Scammers paradise. Lived there 2 years, not one deal.
      Mali = Lived there a year = only gold I got was from my own operation with artisinal miners.
      Guinea = Lived there 2 years and often travelled between there and Mali and Burkina Faso by road as there is gold to be bought on the road through the mining areas.
      Sierra Leone = only buy out in the villages, in Free Town, both diamond and gold is mostly scammers. Forget CIF. Only FOB
      DRC = CIF only with high level contacts but first go meet face to face
      Uganda = Most comes from DRC. Again, meet and greet, pay NOTHING and arrange CIF
      Cameroon = More scams than anything. FOB, WITH a government mining licence is best.
      Kenya = my home country. Most comes from DRC. CIF is possible, BUT with only particular suppliers. FOB, if you know the rules, get your own Customs Licence and work with the Ministry of Mines/Minerals.
      South Africa = FORGET IT. crooks from lawyers to judges to morons on the street. All BS.

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        November 3, 2016 3:33 amPosted 5 months ago
        jorge

        Do you have any info on this company EAVCH based in nairob?

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        • November 3, 2016 6:11 amPosted 5 months ago
          Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

          As they only just started to exist there can be no history. Dont ever trust a new company with your money in this business.

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        December 31, 2016 7:21 pmPosted 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        I met the following scam artists and I am warning the kind heart gold dealers to stay away from their smooth talks of devils.

        Bruno Otieno
        Jared Otieno
        Kevin Ogli
        Samir Mubarak

        I lost 150,000$ from these group and they are so stupid to ask for more money, Samir is already arrested and is about to payback
        The companies are BRV logistics, Shogun Africa Interprise
        They can fake documents and at the last minute design a lie of “it’s in Oman or Dubai custom to make you pay more, please don’t attempt to listen.

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        April 17, 2017 2:34 amPosted 14 days ago
        Gabriel Gouveia

        Hello, my name is Gabriel Gouveia. I live in Portugal and I have a company in Oman that buys gold and diamonds. I have a contact in Kenya for gold. Is it too complicated to go get kenya gold?

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        • April 17, 2017 7:15 amPosted 13 days ago
          Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

          Yes I’m afraid it is very complicated. There are many scams and the likelihood of losing all your money or being robbed or kidnapped is quite high.

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      December 1, 2016 8:50 amPosted 5 months ago
      simbani

      dont deal with that company, and Juma Shabani Jr as we speak has been captured waiting to be charged for fraud and Money laundering

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    January 21, 2013 3:15 pmPosted 4 years ago
    Alicante

    We had bad experience with Aflo Metals and with Mike Amoasie. We want to do businness with Olipro Trading. Can you tell me what happend?

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    • January 21, 2013 3:19 pmPosted 4 years ago
      Barnaby Milbourn (Author)

      We were able to prove that much of the information provided online was falsified, including proving a series of documents sent to us were all forgeries. You will most likely have received the same offer we got, well done for checking the blacklist before you wasted your own time and money!

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