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Kidney Donation For Money

How the scam works:

Do you live in India? Did anyone contact you in regards to a kidney donation for money? Beware of the Looking For a Kidney Donor scam happening these days, also known as the Kidney Charity Donation scheme. In this article you'll learn how the scam works, how to identify if the profile or the person contacting you on social media is fake, and also how to report the scammer.

If you live in India, watch the video below to see how you can easily identify if the profile contacting you is a fake:

How To Identify Fake Profiles Video

The message that you might receive these days via email or Facebook is about a particular hospital that is looking for a kidney donor. It may sound like this: "Do you need to raise cash? Columbia Asia Hospital is in need of kidney donor, and we are ready to buy your kidney in the amount of $600,000.00, so if you are ready to sell your kidney for us kindly contact us for more details now."

A phone number and an email address are provided. First thing first, how do you know if the profile of this person is bogus? We have good news.

We received the actual message above on our Scam Detector inbox (these idiots don't really check to see who they're sending emails to), so we decided to play along. We sent an email back saying we're interested in donating a kidney. Here is the response from "Dr. Jerry Mark":

"I want you to know that you are in the right place where you can sell off your kidney and still be healthy OK. We give you our uppermost assurance that you will not regret while  taking a bold step to our offer okay because handsome amount of money awaits you  for that. But firstly before we can proceed further you have to provide your personal information and you are to make sure that the personal details is filled appropriate and correctly:

 

INFORMATION NEEDED:

Your Parental Names:................................

Your Name:..............................................

Your Age:..............................................

Your Sex:................................................

Your blood group:......................................

Your Date of Birth:..............................................

Your Telephone Number:....................................................

Your Profession/Occupation:............................................

Monthly Income:.........................................................

Reason for selling:.......................................................

Do you smoke?:..................................................................

Amount You want to sell your kidney:........................................

Your Country:...................................................

Your State:......................................................

Send your information to via Email: [email address]

NOTE THAT WE WILL BUY YOUR KIDNEY FOR A MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF 90 Lakhs INR AND YOU ARE NOT TO CONTACT ANOTHER BUYER BECAUSE YOU CAN NOT SELL ONE KIDNEY TO TWO BUYERS.

I Await your response soon. Thank You,

With Best Regards.

Dr jerry Mark

Contact below:

 Tel: +919643062464"

After filling out the questionnaire with fake answers, we said that we want to sell the kidney for $25,000. Feeling generous, Jerry boy sent another email, this time going for the kill, yet still using official verbiage. Here is what he sent:

"Thanks for your mail. We got your mail and the detail of your personal information and it was well understood and noted. This is to certify that Dr. Mark the representative doctor of Columbia Asia Hospital here by gives the patient the full confidence and trust on us because we are here to make sure that your satisfaction is our priority. The Patience is to be rest assured and guaranteed that he/she has nothing to be scared off during this transaction because all necessary documentations are in order in accordance with the transplant policy of act 21 of the Decree 2005 Constitution. You are to study the below terms and conditions properly before we can further ahead okay.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS INCURRED:

1: The patient is to ensure that he/she is qualified to sell his/her Kidney to avoid any form of acquisition during the operation.

2: The patient must be above the age of 18 years and any age below would be disallowed from the offer.

3: The patient must be a legal citizen of his/her country.

4: The patient is to ensure that he/she does not have any form of business habit on smoking.

5: The patient must keep to our terms and conditions to ensure that the transaction is done swiftly.

6: All travel cost will be paid and made by the us.

7: Failure to complete the transaction will lead to the court of law.

8: To all patient: The patient must be duly register with the NKF (National Kidney Federation ) before any further commitment to the operation can begin Which will cost you (7,500 INR)

9: The patient will ensure that he/she has a next of kin.

10: Transfer of patient money to his/her bank: Half of the money will be paid first to the patient before the operation on him/her will commence after which the balance will be paid after the completion of the operation.

Surgery will be done in Indian, but this is optional for donors that don't want to travel but want surgery done in their country. Our Hospital Columbia Asia Hospital will arrange here all the donation paperwork and your visa and your travel Tickets. One third [1/3] transferable into your account by our major bank in INDIA.

NOTE:Transfer of patient money to his/her bank: Half of the money will be paid first to the donor before the operation on him/her will commence after which the balance will be paid after the completion of the operation. 60 Lakhs INR  which is 300 thousand united states dollars, you will receive half of your payment as first installment OK and it takes less than 5 hours for money to reflect in your bank account.

Details Required:

1.Name of Bank.............

2.Bank account Number...........

3.Routine Number.............

4.Swift Code...............

5.Bank Location............

Documents required for registration:

1 - a national identity card

 

A POTENTIAL DONOR SHOULD

1) Be in good overall health and physical condition.

2) Be older than 18 years of age and younger than 60 years of age.

3) Have an active bank account.

 

A POTENTIAL DONOR MUST BE FREE FROM:

4) Alcoholism or frequent alcohol use

5) The use of active drugs

6) Donor must be willing to perform the donor registration process so as to complete the kidney operation

And note that you will have to send us a scanned copy of your legal identity card so that we may know and identify who we are dealing with and you are required get back to us with the signed scanned copy of this loan terms and conditions if you are in agreement with it.

Considering the above conditions if they are acceptable to you, you have to give us a fast response so that we can assign our lawyer to begin the preparation on your travel documents.

Thanks for your sincerity.

Awaiting your response."

Needless to say, we were not going to provide the fake Dr. Jerry Mark our bank account and 'routine' number, but write this article and expose the freak.

 

How to avoid the Kidney Donation For Money scam:

When receive all kinds of tempting offers via email or social media, always be aware of red flags. Bad grammar, offers too good to be true, etc. In this particular case, you probably figured out from the beginning how the scam is going to work, but unfortunately there are still many people who fall for this.

 

How to report the Kidney Donation For Money scam:

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

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