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TWO CONSIGNMENT BOXES HAS BEEN DISCOVERED ON YOUR NAME
mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net


Scam Email received June 27, 2018 from MrsEthelMcGuire@secretary.net

mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net
mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net
Email From:

MrsEthelMcGuire@secretary.net

Subject:

TWO CONSIGNMENT BOXES HAS BEEN DISCOVERED ON YOUR NAME

Other emails used:

MrsEthelMcGuire@secretary.net, mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net

Email Subject:

TWO CONSIGNMENT BOXES HAS BEEN DISCOVERED ON YOUR NAME


TWO CONSIGNMENT BOXES HAS BEEN DISCOVERED ON YOUR NAME – mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net


Sent from: The Assistant Chief Of Los Angeles International Airport ATTENTION DEAR EMAIL OWNER:I am the Assistant Chief Mrs Ethel McGuire the United States Secretary of Homeland Security,The reason why I contact you is because we found a special (2) Two cargo Box which has been abandoned here at our warehouse In Los Angeles International Airport, The Box has spent a lot of time here without knowing the contents of it, But it revealed an undisclosed sum of money on it from my findings the (2) two cargo box originated from West Africa and the content was not declared as money by the consignor in order to avoid diversion by the shipping agent. After our discovering, we decided to scan the box and after that we realize that the box contained $3.500.000.00 Million USD dollars each and we find your contact email on the box. Contact back for more information and direction on how to claim your (2) Two cargo Box of your funds worth the total sum of $7MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS. God Bless You and Bless America Confirm this Information Below Such As: Your Full Name Your Address Your Telephone Number Your Nearest Airport Best Regards Assistant Chief Mrs Ethel McGuire, CONTACT NUMBER: (413) 200-9924 Email: MrsEthelMcGuire@secretary.net The Assistant Chief Of Los Angeles International Airport And The World Police Force, In charge Of US Dept Of Homeland Security and Intelligence USA. mrsethelmcguire@secretary.net

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