July 09, 2020

Advance-fee scam focuses on missing North Korean official, email campaign shows
Scam email campaign targets those in North Korea watcher community with investment assistance request

An advance-fee scam has targeted researchers in the North Korea watcher community with an elaborate story focusing on a missing DPRK official, an email campaign seen by NK News shows.

The apparent 419-scam, which was sent to multiple people via BCC on Monday, attempts to elicit help for a purported relative of the official to invest "Eighteen Million United States of America Dollars."