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YOUR CONSIGNMENT IS READY TO BE DELIVERED
mikek6876@gmail.com


Scam Email received July 4, 2018 from mikek6876@gmail.com

mikek6876@gmail.com
mikek6876@gmail.com
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mikek6876@gmail.com

Subject:

YOUR CONSIGNMENT IS READY TO BE DELIVERED

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Email Subject:

YOUR CONSIGNMENT IS READY TO BE DELIVERED


YOUR CONSIGNMENT IS READY TO BE DELIVERED – mikek6876@gmail.com


Sent from: Mrs Mary Marcel Dear Beneficiary, Your approved payment worth of $8.5Million USD in ATM Master card have converted into CASH and packaged with a consignment Iron BOX and registered it with the International delivery company already, and they accepted to deliver the consignment Directly to your address and the Box have handed over to their Agent Mr. Mike kelly Rules, so you advise to contact him with his information bellow: Mr Mike Kelly Tel: +2348106894420 Email: mikek6876@gmail.com I have trust and confiednce that they will deliver the consignment Box safety to you. Currently am out of the country,Your Consignment BOX KEY number is (110991) to open the Box in delivery time of it to your liven home address as well, please make sure you keep the KEY Number very secret within your self untill you have the Box of Cash at your hand, Once you email Mr.Mike, he will issue you a Tracking Number which will help you to track your delivery Box on air till arrived in your country. Send your bellow information&s to him and you will receive the consignment of your Funds. Full Name: _ Delivery Address: __ Country: __ Occupation: __ Phone Number: _ Thanks, Mrs. Mary Marcel mikek6876@gmail.com

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