Scam Email received 7/12/2020
Attention: E-mail owner,
Attention: E-mail owner, – firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention: E-mail owner, this compensation is for all the scam victim pas years 2012- 2020,it from (I.M.F) according to them,they said that your e-mail address was found as as one of those that pas, through scam victim,and your own fund was deposited in our office here in Benin to transfer to you through Money Gram money transfer. We have concluded to effect your payment via Money Gram Money Transfer,$3,500 twice daily until the total sum of $2.7Million Dollras which we were mandated by the IMF to transfer to you is completely transferred. We now needed your information as to where we will be sending the second payment to you,such as; Receivers name (Your full information),like full name,address, phone number,and country. finely,your first payment as been sent to you,we sent it with your e-mail address,so we are advise you to go and pick it up,in any Money Gram around your city,but try comply back with full information,because we can not send you ,your second payment through e-mail address again,for your information here is our officer E-mail Address: (email@example.com) Director Name Mr.Joe Timo here is the bellow information which you will use to pick up your first payment of $3,500,again try to given us call once you pick up your first payment,so we send you another $3,500,due to that we are mandate to transferring your fond two wise daily. And here is the bellow information; Sender’s Name:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Mir John Reference number,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,number#86353218, Amount:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,$3,500 Try and see that you contact Mr.Joe Timo +22990085338 immediately you pick your first payment in order to enable him send you your second payment immediately. Money Gram – firstname.lastname@example.org
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