Scam Email received 12/13/2022
Mrs. Michelle Smith
HERE ARE SOME DETAILS OF YOUR ATM CARD
HERE ARE SOME DETAILS OF YOUR ATM CARD – email@example.com
From: Mrs. Michelle Smith, the Officer in charge UPS, UPS Freight Service Center New York, Greetings, My Name is Michelle Smith, the officer in charge of UPS Delivery Express Services here in Lewiston New York, 14092. This is to inform you that we received a package containing Capital One Bank ATM CARD from Mr. Ben S. Bernanke, the Chairman Federal Reserve Board of Governors and we have been instructed by the United Nation to deliver the package to you without any further delay. HERE ARE SOME DETAILS OF YOUR ATM CARD: You should not allow third parties to gain access to this information for your ATM Card safety. ATM Card Number: (5267 3700 0265 8619) Security Pin Code: (Can’t Be Listed On Internet for Security Reason) ATM Card value is: ( $18.5 Million) ATM Type: Master Card Withdrawal per day: $15,000 USD Expiration Date: 02/25 The pin code and instruction on how to use the card will be sent to you so when you get your parcel you will open it and then all other information is there to assist you to start making use of the card in any ATM MACHINE near you. Meanwhile I want to notify you that the delivery fee of your package has been paid by the Capital One Bank, New York branch where your fund was approved so you don’t have to pay for any delivery fee again, The only thing remaining right now is the Insurance Coverage/Wrap fee of $50 as the Authorities have Authorized before your package will be delivered to you. Note that we can’t take the risk of delivering your package to you without insuring it because we can’t afford to pay for any loss or damage in the process of delivering your package to you, try and understand the situation at hand because of the sensitivity of the parcel. However the tracking number of your package will be issued to you as soon as we receive the (insurance Coverage/Wrap) fee of $50 from you, so request for information where you will make the payment of $50 for your Insurance Coverage/Wrap fee to enable us deliver your ATM CARD to your address. You are hereby advised to stop any form of communication with every other person if you have been in contact with any, also remember that all you will ever have to spend is $50 nothing more. We are also guaranteeing that your ATM CARD will be successfully delivered to you before the next 8hrs after confirmation receipt of the fee of $50. Everything has been taken care of, including Taxes, Custom Paper and Clearance Duty. So, all you will ever need to pay is $50 only. so we can direct it to the right office imposition to release the document. And immediately you make the payment to them the document will sign and your ATM parcel will deliver to your address without delay. Please kindly reconfirm the following details below to avoid any wrong delivery. 1. Your Full Name… 2. Delivery Address/Country… 3. Your direct Cell/Whatsapp Number.. 4. Your Nearest Airport.. Be advised that this is the only delay we have now and you must do what you can to comply with the fee so that we can get this done as soon as possible so ask for information where you will make the payment of $50. We are waiting to hear from you with the delivery fee of $50 through Steam Wallet card or Apple card as soon as you read this message to enable us to meet up in time with your delivery today. Yours Please we need an urgent reply. Mrs. Michelle Smith. UPS Freight Service Center New York Contact Email:(firstname.lastname@example.org) Mrs. Michelle Smith – email@example.com
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