Kidneys from most of the victims, who were the poor hailing from the nearby western Uttar Pradesh, were transplanted into clients from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Greece. The police raid was prompted by complaints by the locals from Moradabad about illegal kidney sales. The man accused of the scandal, Amit Kumar, was arrested in Nepal on 7 February 2008 and has denied any hand in criminal activity.
The Fake kidney buyers usually target people who are desperate for money.They either approach the target
directly but in most of the cases it is through the internet by means of fake spam messages.The people
who are desperate enough respond to these fake messages and get caught in the trap. They take the
confirmation for kidney donation and ask the person to register for some fake organization and take a
huge amount as registration fee. When the target pays he loses his money and in worst cases they call
him and take his kidney and not pay the amount that was promised.
The Scam messages usually look like this:
"Do you want to sell your kidney due to financial problem? If yes you are in the right place of
selling your kidney for good money. contact us @ SAWAN NEELU ANGELS's HOSPITAL Multi specialist
Home, J-293, Saket New delhi-17 .. Email us now:Very Urgent"
"Hello Do you want to sell your kidney? Are you seeking for an opportunity to sell your kidney for money due to financial break down and you don't know what to do, then contact us today and we shall offer you $130,000USD for your Kidney. My name is Doctor Morgan,i am a Nephrologist in India Appollo Hospital. Our clinic is specialized in Kidney Appollo/transplant and other organ treatment, we also deal with buying and transplantation of kidneys with a living and healthy donor. We are located in Indian and other countries. If you are interested in selling your kidney please don't hesitate to contact us via Email;firstname.lastname@example.org Tel no:+918553212671 Please Note: Internet is Corrupt doesn't mean everyone are Corrupt and can't do business on net, So Please be sincere and truthful we are not kid. Best Regards. Doctor Morgan"
"Good day, Do you want to buy a Kidney or you want to sell your kidney? Are you seeking for an opportunity to sell your kidney for money due to financial break down and you don't know what to do, then contact us today and we shall offer you good amount for your Kidney. My name is Doctor Calvin Cien am a Nephrologist in UBTH clinic hospital. Our clinic is specialized in Kidney Surgery and we also deal with buying and transplantation of kidneys with a living an corresponding donor. We are located in Indian, Turkey, Nigeria, USA, Malaysia. If you are interested in selling or buying kidney's please don't hesitate to contact us via email.
Dr. Calvin Cien".
The scammers try to persuade their targets in everywhere. They make up fake identities and fake places
just to make the target believe in their lie.
The doctor and the places mentioned above here do not exist. When people respond to these kinds of messages they get this kind of response:
Personal information of the target is asked in a questionnaire and a huge amount is told to be given. In these personal questions the bank account details of the target are also included. The questionnaire usually looks like this:
Note that a huge amount of money (in this case 90 lakhs) being offered which blinds the target. Then a list of terms and conditions will be sent and he would ask the target to pay registration fee or a donation amount for him to be able to donate his kidney.
Here is the catch. They want the target to pay some amount of fee to start the procedure. If the target is desperate and really naive he believes everything the scammer says and provides his bank details.
There are also some fake doctors who provide their bank details directly and ask the people to pay some registration fee directly.
Frauds like this have no proper procedure like the previous one we saw. They directly ask for money and promise big amounts. Beware of such frauds.
This is how innocent targets get scammed.
There are some artciles which put some light to this situation. Some articles even revealed some of the frauds. One can read these artciles to get a mor clear idea about the crime and be safe from these frauds. The above artcile explains how the scammers scam innocent people and take money out of them.
The articles below reveals some fake identities which we all should be aware of and avoid any kind of messages they send.
Sometimes the scammers dont even check what website they post in. They post spam messages almost anywhere.
The message in the end was posted by Apollo hospital to spread awareness among the people about these fake kidney buyers who are trying to scam innocent people.
The spam messages are easily identifiable. The messages which have bad grammar and big promises are too
good to be true. Even if your situation is really bad, never think of this as a solution. Try avoiding
such risky solutions and save your kidney.