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CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE,
johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 24, 2018 from johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com

johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com
johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com
Email From:

johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com

Subject:

CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE,

Other emails used:

johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com,

Email Subject:

CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE,


CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE, – johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com


Attention Dear Beneficiary, I wish to inform you that during our on-going bank verifications we found your name in our deceased customer file as the next-kin and I hereby send to you the information submitted by Ms. Maria Tsai ofIndo-China group Ltd, with an application to receive the payment on your behalf. Please as a matter of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and inform us if you are aware or know anything about this. 1. Did you instruct one Ms. Maria Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd. Hong-Kong, whose information&s are below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf? 2. Did you sign any Deed of Assignment in her favuor thereby making her the current beneficiary with the following account details: Account Name: Indo-China Group Ltd, A/C #USD114-125567-8, Bank Name: StandardChattered Bank, Hong Kong, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111. Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this honorable office with immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Ms. Maria Tsai to come for the claim of these funds, to enable me endorse for the final payment approval order on her behalf. You are hereby to send to this office your full information so that we the entire members of this bank will verify and to check Ms. Maria Tsai own so that we can know the real owner of the said amount. 1.YOUR FULL BANKING DETAILS 2.YOUR CONTACT ADDRESS 3.YOUR TELEPHONE/FAX NUMBER 4.YOUR OCCUPATION/RELIGION We wait to hearing from you soonest and be rest assured of our professional service. Yours Faithfully, Mr John Mark, Account Department manager/ Head of Finance/contract approval department. johnmark.accessbank@gmail.com

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