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Your ATM CARD Has Been Registered

Scam Email received June 16, 2018 from dhlexpress310@gmail.com

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Your ATM CARD Has Been Registered

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Your ATM CARD Has Been Registered

Your ATM CARD Has Been Registered – dhlexpress310@gmail.com

Sent from: UBA BANK© Having reviewed all the obstacles and problems surrounding the transfer of your Funds and your inability to meet up with some charges levied against you due to the past transfer options, We the Board of Directors, United Bank For Africa (UBA Bank) had ordered our Foreign Payment Remittance Unit to issue you a CORPORATE ATM CARD and we have also registered it with DHL Courier Company to delivery to you. Meanwhile we have paid for delivering and insurance charges. The only money you will pay them is their security keeping fee which they stated that we should not pay for because they do not know the duration it going to last in their Office.So I want you to contact them urgently now to avoid increase of their keeping fee. Contact, (dhlexpress310@gmail.com) DHL Office with your delivery information such as: 1. Your full name:============== 2. Your home address:=========== 3. Your phone:================== 4. Your country:================ 5. Your occupation:============= 6. Your age:==================== Required fee- US$78 only. Like I stated earlier, the delivery and insurance charges has been paid but we did not paid their office keeping fees because of their refusal.They refused and the reason was that they do not know when you are going to contact them and demur-rage might have increased by then. They told us that their keeping fee is Seventy-Eight United States Dollars (US$78). DESCRIPTION OF Your PARCEL: ATM card/original certificate of weight:0.――――――20kg Bonded draft of weight :――――――0.17kg Total weight of parcel :――――――0.37kg Color of Parcel :―――――――――Brown Length of days :――――――――――24hours or Your Choice Delivery Type:――――――――――-Premium Service Delivery Status:――――――――――Virtual Pending Here is the week Identification Package Number 5071. Thus, as soon as you received your parcel do let us know okay. Please Contact them in order to avoid extra charges. Sincerely, Dr.Stanley Obum New Director, Banking and Payment System Department United Bank for Africa (UBA Bank) dhlexpress310@gmail.com

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