Scam Email received May 9, 2021 from email@example.com
Attn: My Dear Beneficiary!
Attn: My Dear Beneficiary!
Attn: My Dear Beneficiary! – firstname.lastname@example.org
ATM International credit Settlement. Directorate of International Payment. Attn: My Dear Beneficiary! This is to officially notify you about your Fund that was suppose to be rendered to you via numerous ways i.e, Courier Companies, Western Union Money Transfers, and Banks wire transfer. Due to this lost of Funds of our’s which was suppose to be given to you but failed to. So in this case, a beneficial meeting was held on the 2021 at the World Bank in Switzerland, which top officials and Central Bank Governors from different countries in the world were present at the meeting, Which they discussed on how your Fund can be given to you without any lost at this time. Be informed that you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving your ATM payment. In conclusion at the meeting, The President of World Bank, Mr.David Malpass, has strictly authorized 6 Banks in the World to deliver all individual beneficiary Funds through courier companies. Your Fund which is truly $45.5 Million USD (Forty-Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States of America Dollars) which was listed among the list of beneficiary list to be paid among all other beneficiaries in various countries in the world to be paid via ATM MASTER CARD. Below are the authorized Banks; Daiwa Bank®/Osaka/Japan.Caja De Madrid/Madrid/Spain.Lloyds Bank®/London/England.Diamond Bank® Plc/Benin Republic. .. Banco di Santo Spirito/Rome/Italy. . Bank of New York Mellon Corp/New York/USA. Each of this Banks are to distribute 350 ATM MASTER CARDS to all beneficiaries in the World that are to receive their compensation ATM CARD. So, this Bank (email@example.com) will send you your ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum withdrawal is $50,000 USD per day, while minimum withdrawal is $20,000 USD per day. Note that this ATM CARD of yours has been activated and a security pin code number will be issued to you from this Bank as soon as you receive your Card for a safer withdrawal. Please contact the ATM CARD payment department Manager Mr James Douglas, by sending your information to HER for an immediate response. Contacts of Diamond Bank®, are as below;Mr James Douglas, Director of ATM payment department DIAMOND BANK® Plc.NOTE: FOR NON APPEARANCES, DO NOT CONTACT Mr James Douglas , IF YOU CAN NOT PAY FOR THE SHIPPING OF YOUR ATM CARD. Your Full Name: ? Country/Your Address: ? Occupation: ? Contact Home/Cell Phone: ? Age/Sex: ? A Scan Copy of your Identity: ? Please make a Choice of delivery for the Shipping of your ATM CARD as they are as charged Below; DHL COURIER COMPANY Shipping fee: $400.00 (1 day delivery) FedEx COURIER COMPANY Shipping fee: $250.00 (2 day delivery) UPS COURIER COMPANY Shipping fee: $100.00 (3 day delivery) Receiver name– Address: Lot No. 23 Patte D&Oie, 03 BP 2147 CityCotonu Country-Benin Republic Test Question–in god Test Answer– We Trust For oral discussion, you can reach Mr James Douglas, via email or phone his hot line given to you above as soon as you receive this important message for further directions and also update him on any development from the above mentioned office. NOTE: Due to impostors, we hereby issued you our code of conduct, which is (ATM), so you have to indicate this code when contacting the card center by using it as your subject. Sincerely Yours, Chief Remittance Officer, Diamond Bank® Plc. In Respect of The World Bank® firstname.lastname@example.org
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