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Scam Email received June 30, 2018 from carlpaso1@tin.it

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Other emails used:

ATM.DEPARTMENT@email.com, atm.department@email.com

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Our Ref: WB/NF/UN/XX028 UNITED NATIONS. (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAMME) DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS. 870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 10017 WIRE TRANSFER/AUDIT UNITAttention: Honorable Beneficiary, IRREVOCABLE PAYMENT ORDER VIA ATM CARD We have actually been authorized by the newly appointed united nation Ass. secretary general, and the governing body of the UNITED NATIONS monetary unit, to investigate the unnecessary delay on your payment, recommended and approved in your favor. During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt officials of the Bank and Western Union who are Trying to divert your funds into their own private accounts. To forestall this, security for your funds was organized in the form of your personal Identification number (PIN) ATM CARD and this will enable only you to have direct Control over your funds in the ATM CARD. We will monitor this payment ourselves to avoid the hopeless situation created by the Officials of the bank and Western Union. An irrevocable payment guarantee has been issued by the New Elected Presidency, of Benin Republic His Excellency Mr Patrice Talon on your Payment. However, we are happy to inform you that based on our recommendation/instructions, your complete contract funds has bee credited in your favor through ATM CARD. You are therefore advice to contact: MR.Mark frank Director ATM Payment Department, Central Bank of united state . EMAIL ADDRESS: (ATM.DEPARTMENT@email.com) Direct Telephone lines: +22960323865 Contact him now for the delivery of your ATM card. As soon as you establish a contact with him, an ATM card will be issued to you immediately that you can use to withdraw your funds in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum withdrawal Limit is Twenty Five Thousand dollars per day. So if you like to receive your funds through this means you&re advised to contact the ATM card payment center with the following information as stated below: 1. Full names 2. Country/State.. 3. Your Full Address . 4. (P.O BOX NOT ACCEPTABLE) 5. Occupation.. 6. Passport/Driving License 7. Telephone number Or Fax Number.. 8. Nearest Airport.. they will register your package(ATM CARD) and send you the tracking numbers before They will proceed for safety delivery of your package as soon as you reconfirm the required information above for safety delivery. NOTE: YOU ARE ADVISED TO FURNISH MR.George WILLIAMS WITH YOUR CORRECT AND VALID DETAILS. ALSO BE INFORMED THAT YOUR ATM CARD CONTAINS THE TOTAL SUM OF $4.800,000USD FOUR MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED UNITED STATE DOLLARS. We expect your urgent response to this email to enable us monitor this payment effectively thereby making contact with MR.George WILLIAMS as directed to avoid further delay. CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST REGARDS CAPT. JAMES C. RICHARD UNITED NATIONS, atm.department@email.com

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