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Hello how are you dear?

Scam Email received July 2, 2018 from wwww@ceres.ocn.ne.jp

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Hello how are you dear?

Other emails used:

williamoscar710@gmail.com, williamoscar710@gmail.com

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Hello how are you dear?

Hello how are you dear? – williamoscar710@gmail.com

Hello how are you dear? I am Mr.William Oscar;a diplomatic agent am testing you regarding my arrival here at San Francisco International Airport California,with your consignment package worth of $(2.5 Million)but I couldn&t get any response from you since, So i want you to call or TEXT me now with the re-confirmation of your delivery information: Name,Address, Phone number,Current E-mail address and the nearest airport I will land to avoid making a wrong delivery.I want to complete my assignment today and return back as scheduled, kindly reply now:(williamoscar710@gmail.com), also call or (980-272-2679) send me text here immediately, Waiting for your swift response, Regards, Diplomat Mr.William Oscar williamoscar710@gmail.com

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