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foffice652@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from foffice652@gmail.com

foffice652@gmail.com
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FROM US HOMELAND SECURITY

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FROM US HOMELAND SECURITY


FROM US HOMELAND SECURITY – foffice652@gmail.com


Sent from: Mr. Ben Ken homelandsecurity MG TIMOTHY J. LOWENBERG,ADJUTANT GENERAL AND DIRECTOR STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON MILITARY DEPT., BLDG1 CAMP MURRY ,WASH 98430-5000 USA GOOD DAY TO YOU. I HOPE THIS MAIL FINDS YOU IN GOOD SPIRIT AND IN GOOD HEALTH? BECAUSE I AM QUITE AWARE OF YOUR LOSSES IN THE PAST YEARS NOW, IT MAY SURPRISE YOU THAT I AM ALSO AWARE OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOXES PURSUIT IN BENIN GHANA TOGO NIGERIA SPAIN FRANCE MALAYSIA INDONESIA CHINA AND KOREA .MY NAME IS BEN KEN,THE SECRETARY OF U.S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY OF AMERICA , AM IN CHARGE TO MONITORED ALL FOREIGN TRANSACTIONS IN AFRICA EUROPE AND ASIA. I HAVE BEEN IN THE U.S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY NOW SINCE THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, MONITORING THE VARIOUS TRANSACTIONS GOING ON IN AFRICA, EUROPE AND ASIA, MOST ESPECIALLY CONSIGNMENTS CASES AND BANK TRANSFER. I DO NOT INTEND TO SPOIL YOUR DAY OR TO PUT YOU UNDER DURESS.THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT I HAVE RETURNED BACK WITH YOUR PACKAGE HERE IN OUR OFFICE AT UNITED STATE OF AMERICAN. I WANTED TO CONTACT YOU YESTERDAY BUT I GO HOME VERY LATE THAT I WAS UNABLE TO CHECK MY EMAILS. I HAVE REGISTERED YOUR PACKAGE AT THE EMBASSY THIS MORNING TO RELEASED THERE DIPLOMATIC AGENT FOR THE IMMEDIATE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME TODAY. THE BENIN REPUBLIC EMBASSY AT USA HERE TOLD ME THAT YOU WILL PAID $110.00 FOR THE DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY WHICH WILL BE OBTAINED FROM THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN WHICH IS BENIN REPUBLIC TO ALLOWED THE DIPLOMAT MOVE TODAY TO DELIVER YOUR PACKAGE TO YOUR ADDRESS. I HEREBY CONFIRM THE PAYMENT INFORMATION GIVEN TO ME AFTER DISCUSSING WITH HIM THAT YOU SHOULD TRY TO MAKE THE PAYMENT TODAY TO DELIVER YOUR PACKAGE. HERE IS THE PAYMENT INFORMATION TO SEND THE FEE. SEND THE FEE VIA MONEY GRAM TODAY. RECEIVER’S NAME… DIKE EBERE COUNTRY… BENIN REPUBLIC CITY…COTONOU AMOUNT…$110.00 REFERNCE NUMBER …………… SENDER’S NAME…….. SENDER’S ADDRESS:…… TO MY GREATEST SURPRISE, DURING MY RECENT ROUTINE RE-CHECKING, I PERSONALLY DISCOVERED THAT YOUR CONSIGNMENT CONTENT DECLARATION DOCUMENTS STATED THAT YOUR CONSIGNMENT CONTAINS PERSONAL EFFECTS MEANWHILE, IT CONTAINS UNITED STATES DOLLAR BILLS WORTH OVER US$12.4 MILLION DOLLARS, WHICH MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE CONSIGNMENT TO BE DELIVERED TO YOU EARLIER BEFORE NOW. ACCORDINGLY, WE HAVE WAIVED AWAY ALL YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOX CLEARANCE FEES AND AUTHORIZED THE GOVERNMENT OF BENIN REPUBLIC TO ALLOW ME FLY WITH THIS YOUR APPROVED CONSIGNMENT BOX TO YOU WITHOUT ANY DELAY WHICH THEY HAVE AGREED. THE ONLY FEE YOU WILL PAY TO CONFIRM YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOX RECEIVED IN YOUR POSSESSION IS THE WEIGHT FEE OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOX WHICH IS SUM OF $110.00 ONLY. IN ORDER WORDS YOUR BOX IS WITH ME NOW AND I SHALL BE COMING TO YOUR COUNTRY AS SOON AS I HEAR FROM YOU AND I WILL BE COMING ALONG WITH YOUR BOX OF CONSIGNMENT.AND AS SOON AS I ARRIVE IN YOUR STATE I WILL GIVE YOU A PHONE CALL FOR YOU TO GIVE ME DIRECTION TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS SO THAT WE CAN MEET FACE TO FACE AND HAND OVER YOUR BOX TO YOU BEFORE PROCEEDING BACK TO THE STATES. I HAVE TAKEN THIS ASSIGNMENT UPON MYSELF BECAUSE I UNDERSTAND THAT YOU HAVE REALLY PAID SO MUCH ON THE COST OF DELIVERY, BUT NOTHING WAS RECEIVED BY YOU. SO BE ADVICE TO CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY YOU GET THIS EMAIL NOW BECAUSE EVERY THING HAS BEEN DONE OK. THIS IS DIRECTLY FROM OUR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP. ONCE YOU SEND THE MONEY, TRY TO NOTIFY ME WITH THE REFERENCE FOR EASY PICK UP AND FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON THE DELIVERY OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOX,FOR YOU TO RECEIVE YOUR INHERITED FUNDS WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DELAY AGAIN . SINCERELY YOURS, BEN KEN SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. CALL OR TEXT (202) 830-0908 EMAIL(foffice652@gmail.com foffice652@gmail.com

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