Compensation scams

CONTACT WESTERN UNION DIRECTOR FOR YOUR TRANSFER MTCN
dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com


Scam Email received June 20, 2018 from Janedaniel@apricot.ocn.ne.jp

dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com
dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com
Email From:

Janedaniel@apricot.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

CONTACT WESTERN UNION DIRECTOR FOR YOUR TRANSFER MTCN

Other emails used:

dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com, dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com

Email Subject:

CONTACT WESTERN UNION DIRECTOR FOR YOUR TRANSFER MTCN


CONTACT WESTERN UNION DIRECTOR FOR YOUR TRANSFER MTCN – dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com


Congratulation To You Dear Beneficiary, We have registered your first payment of $5,000.00 Dollars Via western union urgent transfer as the best and easy way to transfer your fund at any nearest western union office in your country until your total amount of your compensation Payments worth of $1.5 Million United States Dollars is completely transferring to you at any nearest western union center of your choice in your country today MTCN#853-853-9529, I want you to contact western union director Mr Christian Mercy to transfer your first of $5,000 dollars for you to easy pick up the $5,000.00 dollars also pick up another MTCN tomorrow at any nearest western union center of your choice in your city, Contact Personal Mr Christian Mercy Email dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com You are advice to reconfirm your full information with the following below(1) Your Full Name:.. (2) Full residential address: (3) Phone and Fax Number: (4) Occupation:.. (5) Personal Identification. Driver’s license or International Passport (6) Age:.. (7) Marital Status:.. (8) Sex: Please make sure you file the information because of avoid any mistake by sending your fund, Remain Bless Mrs Jane Daniel General Secretary western Union Office dr.christianmercy57@hotmail.com

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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  3. Confirm using the information you have found

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