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Greeting to you,

Scam Email received October 15, 2021 from ishofiqul379@gmail.com

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Greeting to you,

Greeting to you, – ishofiqul379@gmail.com

Good Day, How are you doing today?, my name is Samuel Duke, I live in Ghana and work for the Operational Manager with Royal Bank Ghana Limited. I am glad to be connected with you. I have a business proposal I would like to discuss with you in private. It involves a business opportunity that will be of huge financial benefit to both us. further details will be shared after I receive your response. Kindly reply with your full name and your country of Origin/residence, Yours Truly, Samuel Duke Operational Manager. ishofiqul379@gmail.com

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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

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