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ATTENTION:Notice On Your Consignment Box reg #: JG1N8875BS.

Scam Email received July 9, 2018 from grupo2@net.uy

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ATTENTION:Notice On Your Consignment Box reg #: JG1N8875BS.

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allamericancourier2016@gmail.com, allamericancourier2016@gmail.com

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ATTENTION:Notice On Your Consignment Box reg #: JG1N8875BS.

ATTENTION:Notice On Your Consignment Box reg #: JG1N8875BS. – allamericancourier2016@gmail.com

L.A.X AIRPORT SECURITY Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, United States ATTENTION:Notice On Your Consignment Box reg #: JG1N8875BS. Today we have discovered an abandoned metal suitcase with reg code#: JG1N8875BS, originally scheduled to be delivered to you by the agency foreign payment service New York. This Suitcase is a metal box when scanned by forensic scanner was revealed to contain 100 dollars bills valued $2,316,000USD (Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixteen thousand United States dollars) which has been under Security surveillance for number of days. I am writing to inform you that we have investigated the said Suitcase and the investigation proved the legitimacy of its content. Note The Funds which belongs to you was initially scheduled for delivery to your residence, The Diplomat who arrived with the Consignment made several attempts to reach you all efforts proved abortive so he decided to leave for his country but before he left he settled the delivery charges and left the Storage Keeping Charges unpaid due to the reasons that he did not know when you will attempt to claim the consignment. Since then the consignment has been in storage and Storage Unit charges $20.00 for each day the Consignment box stays in their custody for safety keeping and your consignment box has been there for 15 days since the day the diplomat left for his country. You are therefore advised to make contact with Mr.Mike Schimid of All American Courier, llc, Director of Delivery Operations to assist you recover your Consignment box and deliver it to your home. You may contact him through his email: (allamericancourier2016@gmail.com) to recover your Consignment or we will be compelled to list your Fund as an unclaimed forfeited funds and will Forwarded to the United States Treasury Department for holding. God Bless The United States of America. Director. Daniel Morrison. allamericancourier2016@gmail.com

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