Scam Email received June 27, 2018 from email@example.com
ATTN: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION!
ATTN: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION!
ATTN: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION! – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent from: International monitary fund ATTN: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION! This is to bring to your notice that, I have paid the courier charges and the delivery of your ATM CARD.I paid it because the ATM CARD worth USD $2.7M has less than Four weeks and four days to expire and when it expires the money will go into Government reserve. With that I decided to help you pay the money so that the ATM CARD will not expire, because I know that when you get your ATM CARD definitely you must compensate me. Now your ATM CARD has been deposited with DHL Courier Company for delivery so I want you to contact DHL Courier Company with your Full Contact information so that they can deliver your ATM CARD to your designated address without any delay. Your Full Name: Home Address:.. Country:. Phone Number:.. Like I stated earlier, the delivery charges has been paid but i did not pay their official keeping fees since they refused. Reasons for their refusal are because they do not know when you are going to contact them. They told me that their keeping fee is $25 per day and i deposited it Yesterday been 26/06/2018.Below is their Contact Information, Contact Person: Mr.Franklin Mark Email: email@example.com Phone: +22965425596 DHL Delivery Service Try to contact them as soon as possible to avoid mistake on the delivery. I gave them your delivering address but you have to reconfirm it to them again to avoid any mistake in the delivering including with your ID or Picture.Hoping to hear from you as soon as you receive the package box contains US$2.7MILLION .Ask Mr.Franklin Mark DHL Courier Company Director How you Can Send to Them There Official Security Keeping Fees Witch Is Only $25 which is per day.Contact Today to avoid increase of their keeping fees and let me know once you receive your ATM CARD. From Hon.James Rubek the General Payment Contractor of Federal Government Africa firstname.lastname@example.org
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