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Authorization
royalhorseshipping@gmail.com


Scam Email received July 9, 2018 from drnnanna65@yahoo.com

royalhorseshipping@gmail.com
royalhorseshipping@gmail.com
Email From:

drnnanna65@yahoo.com

Subject:

Authorization

Other emails used:

royalhorseshipping@gmail.com, royalhorseshipping@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Authorization


Authorization – royalhorseshipping@gmail.com


Attn Beneficiary, Did you authorize Mr Williams , who presented document of claim purported to have been signed by you  for the release of your part-payment Ready for shipment to your home ???? he is Claiming the fund while the Beneficiary Still Valid in your Name. If you did not give any Authorization to Mr Williams , kindly get back to us withing 48hrs and reconfirm the below info as your funds have arrived States now (1)Your Full Name============= (2)Mobile Phone Number====== (3)Current Home Address======== (4)Fax Number================ (5)Country==================== (6)City====================== (7)Age/Occupation ============== Call Dr Roland  the shipping agent on his number immediately (202)735-3951 or email him on royalhorseshipping@gmail.com for instructions and delivery of your box before he leaves States for Australia,and on no account should you tell him that your box contains funds because I have already told him that it contains family belongings and please update me as soon as you communicate with himYours faithfully, Noah G London UK Phone: +447031996257 44 7024057388 royalhorseshipping@gmail.com

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