419 scam - "wash wash", black currency
In a "wash wash" scam the victim will be shown black paper, which supposedly is US dollar notes stained with black ink for security purposes. Such paper is given to victims who have paid various fees in other "419" scams hoping to receive millions of dollars that they have been promised. The victim will be told that he will need special cleaning chemicals, which of course cost thousands of dollars more. In reality the paper is just blank sheets run through a photocopier with the lid open, cut to the same size as US currency.
Other terms in fake black money scams:
- ANTI-BREEZE BANK NOTES
- ANTI-BREEZE BANKNOTES
- ANTI-BREEZE NOTES
- ANTI-BREEZE CURRENCY
- STAINED MONEY
- COATED NOTES
- DEFACED CURRENCY
- S.S.D SOLUTION
- VECTROL PASTE
- TEBI-MANETIC SOLUTION
- HUMINE POWDERS
- super autamatic solution
Cops arrest 'black dollar' victim (iol.co.za, 2007-10-26)
419 scam - "wash wash", black currency scam examples
Engr. Gifty Asare,
Certified Mint Engineer.
NO.59 Castle Road Way,
I am writting you in respect of your money that is with me here in my office, two months back i received a customer that came to my office because he saw the sample of the signboard of my office that i am an Original,Certfied and Self Employed Mint Engineer that have all kinds of machines that can cut any type of boxes and also a doctor that can treat any type of currencies in any form either deface money,stamped money that can not be cleaned,anykind of bank reserve treasury,money that is been attached together, compress money, in short i treat any problem of all currency,I am an associate who have worked with the United Nation and the Bank of Ghana but now I am self employed.
I have waited for this youngboy(Mr. Chukky Taylor), a Liberian that came all the way from Aflawo border for some months now but he is not forth coming, a few days ago, I discoverded that the boy is now dead and I saw your email adresses and your names that is been attached with the boxes which this particular boy had earlier given to me for development.
I will like to tell you that I opened the boxes and realized that the currencies inside were defaced currency which I have cleaned with my money cleaning machines,your money is now appearing as original American dollars,all in $100usd bills.
If really you know that you are the one that have this money you can call me and email me now for your money. I am a God fearing man so i cannot reap were i did not sow meaning that your money is save with me, the total amount of the money is $25million.
Please send your response to my personal mail box (email@example.com).
Engineer Gifty Asare
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From: "Engr. Gifty Asare" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: FOR YOUR EYES ONLY.
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 17:40:47 -0700
Here is a fake chemical supplier:
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:23:44 +0100
Subject: S.S.D SOLUTION, VECTROL PASTE, DEFACED CURRENCY, COATED NOTES,
ANTI-BREEZE BANLK NOTES
Hi just to inform you that i got a company named GREEN LABELS LABORATORY
that is especialized in S.S.D SOLUTION, VECTROL PASTE, DEFACED CURRENCY,
COATED NOTES, ANTI-BREEZE BANK NOTES, HUMINE POWDERS, CHEMICALS and
The director is called DOCTOR HASSANI ALI, and their contact number is:
E-mail: emailaddress ,THANKS.
This is just to inform you that our company can clean out black money
called anti-breeze (stained money) bank notes
We are manufacturer and seller of all sort of chemicals which includes
S.S.D SOLUTION, SUPER AUTOMATIC SOLUTION, VECTROL PASTE and
TEBI-MANETIC SOLUTION, We have different types of chemicals that can
perfectly clean out your deface/black/stacked and dirty currency or
If you have made a kind of currency making business that your money is
stacked we can help you clean the money we have helped a lot of people
all over the world in this matter
we will clean your money on percentage basis
If you really want us to help you in this matter you must understand
the rules and get back to us if you are okay with it
We provide chemicals for anti-breeze bank notes currencies such as us.
Dollar, Euro, Pound, and many local currencies.
Please contact us to discuss how we might help you
Thanks for your collaboration.
Dr. Church Gate
Scam prop images:
"cleaning in progress":