Scam Email received July 9, 2018 from email@example.com
CONGRATULATION’S – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent from: oscarwilliam Hello.Congratulations, This is to inform you that the payment approval of of $2.5 Million dollar has been sign from the Supreme Court of the United States on your behalf, the fund is made for the compensation of AFRICA SCAM VICTIMS, the Supreme Court is the highest federal court of the United States. Established pursuant to Article Three of the United States Constitution in 1789, it has ultimate appellate, you can confirm this from the Supreme Court official web site www.supremecourt.gov to see the Approval Certificate and affidavit of Claim Certificte which was issued in your name as the legitimate owner and beneficiary of the fund the total sum $2.500,000.00, type www.supremecourt.gov the approval of the Certificate confirm that you will not ask to pay any money before you will receive your fund $2.5 million dollar from Bank Of America (BOA), headqauter www.bankofameica.comthe only money you need to pay is $100 dollar which will be use to register your name and address to the Attorney office before the Documeents will sign and taking to the bank from the supreme court registrar office. for more information type www.supremecourt.gov Pls if you are not the real owner of this email address then do not reply to this mail,but if you re the real owner then contact OSCAR WILLIAMS and send him your information ill your informaon belllow Beneficiary name Address- Phone Sex– Country- Date of Birth ID Card what you need to do is to contact Oscar Williams on his email address email@example.com Am waiting for your reply with the payment information, Best Regards Staff and Management firstname.lastname@example.org
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