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TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.
henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com


Scam Email received 2019-12-12T20:01:49

henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com
henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com
Email From:

henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com

Subject:

TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.

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henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com,

Email Subject:

TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.


TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. – henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com


INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER Processing Department Trust Towers Asylum Down,GCB. Head Office Ring Road North,Accra-Ghana. https://www.gcb-ebank.com.gh/remittance/RemitLoginATTN:FUND BENEFICIARY, Re:TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. I am DR.CHRISTIAN AKWA,HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT,GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK (GCB)LTD. This is the second time we are notifying you about your over-due funds. Sometime ago,In the Memorandum of Understanding(MOU)It was revealed in your file as your name was penciled as the bonafide beneficiary to receive your over-due funds which was brought to our bank from the Economic Community of west African States (ECOWAS) In collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) We wish to inform you that the World Bank,International Monetary Fund (IMF)and United Nation(UN)finally resolved this issue in London after one week meeting and decided to pay all out-standing funds Part-payment of US$1,500,000.00(One Million Five Hundred United States Dollars Only) via Swift Telegraphic Wire Transfer(KTT)or swift Online Transfer for onward payment into your account,which the government is incurring deficit and we are indebted to pay all OVER-DUE funds. Henceforth,All the previous banks, should submit their payment files due to their inability to release these funds as scheduled by sending you a transfer confirmation slip to enable you notify your bank about the incoming funds into your designated bank account without any further delay. As a matter of fact ,we do not have enough time to waste since we have wasted much time in contacting our respective customers, so try and comply with the essential remittance requirements to ensure the swift release of these funds into your account. Example, your international passport or your drivers license, your telephone and fax number for easy communication with your designated bank details. We await your prompt reply as soon as possible to ensure the swift transfer of these funds. Yours in Service, DR.CHRISTIAN AKWA HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT, GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK (GCB) henrymurphy.nith@gmail.com

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