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ATTN: BENEFICIARY
djinfo982@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from info.ecob@gold.ocn.ne.jp

djinfo982@gmail.com
djinfo982@gmail.com
Email From:

info.ecob@gold.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

ATTN: BENEFICIARY

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Email Subject:

ATTN: BENEFICIARY


ATTN: BENEFICIARY – djinfo982@gmail.com


ATTN: BENEFICIARY I REV. DONALD JOHN, DIRECTOR PROCESSING UNIT, UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA [UBA] THE ONLY BANK APPOINTED BY THE O.A.U MEMBERS LED BY PRESIDENT MULATU TESHOME OF ETHIOPIA. BECAUSE OF THE FRAUD GOING ON IN WEST AFRICA COUNTRIES WHERE SOME INNOCENT BENEFICIARIES WERE ASK TO PAY IN ADVANCE BEFORE RECEIVE THE MONEY OWED TO THEM. THE ABOVE AFRICA UNION HELD MEETING IN BENIN REPUBLIC AND RESOLVE TO PAY ALL BENEFICIARIES IN CASH THROUGH MEANS OF DIPLOMATIC COURIER SERVICE.WE RECEIVE YOUR FILES FROM INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (I.M.F) AS ONE OF THE BENEFICIARIES. IF ANY BODY TELLS YOU THAT HE IS PAYING YOU IN BANK DRAFT OR TELEGRAPHIC MONEY TRANSFER OR WESTERN UNION/MONEY GRAM, DO NOT LISTEN TO HIM OR HER BECAUSE DUE TO THIS FRAUD NO INTERNATIONAL BANK HONORS OUR REMITTANCE INSTRUCTION ANY MORE. THAT IS WHY WE SETTLED TO PAY IN CASH THROUGH COURIER. WE ALSO RECEIVED A SECURITY REPORT THAT YOU PAID THE FRAUDSTERS WHO HAVE BEEN DECEIVING YOU, TELLING YOU THAT THEY ARE GOING TO SEND THIS MONEY TO YOUDEAR, AS A SENIOR BANKER, CONTROLLING THIS CASH PAYMENT NOW, I ADVISE YOU NOT TO WASTE YOUR MONEY BY PAYING ANY BODY IN ADVANCE AGAIN, AND IF YOU JUST FOLLOW MY INSTRUCTION, YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR MONEY IN THREE DAYS TIME. YOUR FUND WILL NOW PACKAGE IN BOX AND TAKE TO THE DIPLOMATIC COURIER SERVICE FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT, BUT THE KEY TO THE BOX WILL SEND TO YOU SEPARATELY BY (DHL COURIER COMPANY) TO AVOID THE COURIER SERVICE STAFF INTERCEPT WITH THE CONTENT. THEREFORE, DO FORWARD YOUR HOME ADDRESS AND DIRECT PHONE NUMBER TO ME FOR QUICK DELIVERY BECAUSE TIME IS NOT IN OUR SIDE. ALL THE DOCUMENTS WILL BE SENT TO YOU IF I AM ASSURED THAT YOU HAVE STOPPED SENDING MONEY TO THOSE FRAUDSTER. BUT GOD WILL SURELY JUDGE ALL OF THEM WHO LIVES BY CHEATING. MY BIBLE SAYS WHAT DOES IT PROFIT A MAN IF YOU GAIN THE WHOLE WORLD BUT LOOSE YOUR SOUL. I AM WAITING TO HEAR FROM YOU WITH THE REQUIRED INFORMATION OF YOURS, KINDLY REPLY TO EMAIL : ( djinfo982@gmail.com ) OR CALL +234 08029583737. REGARDS, REV.DONALD JOHN. DIRECTOR CASH PROCESSING UNIT. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA [UBA]. djinfo982@gmail.com

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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  3. Confirm using the information you have found

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  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

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