Scam Email received 12/3/2019
Contact John Malvin now at John.F.Kennedy international airport New York Usa, with your full details at (email@example.com) for the delivery of your cash consignment box to your home, also call him now at +1(631-910-4655) for more details.
Contact John Malvin now at John.F.Kennedy international airport New York Usa, with your full details at (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the delivery of your cash consignment box to your home, also call him now at +1(631-910-4655) for more details. – email@example.com
Attention, I’m Diplomat John Malvin, I have been trying to reach you on your email about an hour just to inform you about my successful arrival in J.F.Kennedy Airport New York Usa with your consignment box worth ($500usd) Five Hundred Thousand United State dollars, which I have been instructed by President of Federal Republic of Nigeria to be delivered to you as a (compensation) fund because, It was agreed that to retain the good image of Nigeria and the rest of African countries, all the victims who have lost their hard earn money to these faceless thieves will be compensated with some fund and also to help them start a new life. please kindly reconfirm to me your destination information to (firstname.lastname@example.org) you can also call or sms me with your details at +1(631-910-4655). The Airport authority demanded for all the legal back up papers to prove to them that the fund is no way related with drug nor fraud money, I have presented all the papers I came along with to them and they are very much pleased with the papers. However, before the delivery is effected, we need you to reconfirm the following information so that the funds will not be delivered to someone else. Full name…… Home address….. Valid phone number…… The name of the airport that is close to you….. Make sure you email me with your valid phone number so that i can be able to call you back to give you more details. Please Endeavor to acquire your international diplomatic cash delivery permit for United States, for the delivery to be successful to your home and you have to contact me now to let you know how to acquire the international diplomatic cash delivery permit for United States and without that, I can not be able to get your package delivered to you. Note that the international diplomatic cash delivery permit for United States is very important for the delivery to be successful and you must acquire it for me to proceed with the delivery to your home. After verification of the information with what I have on file, I shall contact you so that we can make arrangements on the exact time I will be bringing your package to your residential address. Send the requested information so that i can proceed. Diplomat John Malvin Email…(email@example.com) Phone number…+1(631-910-4655) Office mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
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