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Cancelled: Your Compensation Payment From UNITED NATIONS!!!!! @ Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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Cancelled: Your Compensation Payment From UNITED NATIONS!!!!! @ Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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Cancelled: Your Compensation Payment From UNITED NATIONS!!!!! @ Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Cancelled: Your Compensation Payment From UNITED NATIONS!!!!! @ Wednesday, 27 June 2018 –

JUN 27 style=font-size: 24px; vertical-align: middle; color: #454545; font-weight: lighter; line-height: 26px;> Your Compensation Payment From UNITED NATIONS!!!!! has been cancelled cellspacing=0″ cellpadding=0″> When Wednesday, 27 June 2018 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time – Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London Message Mr.David Burton. From (UNITED NATIONS). The U.S.A Government World Bank I.M.F And United Nations Organization, this is to inform you of your long overdue Payment outstanding in our records. We saw your name in the Central Computer among list of unpaid inheritance claims individuals and have to update your information's through this email contact for immediate confirmation. Your name appeared among the beneficiaries who will receive a part-payment of the sum of $1.5Million USD to you, Credited to Online Bank ATM Card account that was set up for you in World Bank and it has been approved already months ago. However we received an email from one (MR. BRIGHT HOFFMAN) who told us That he is your next of kin and that you died in a car accident last four months back. He has also submitted his contact information's to the office department for the delivery of your ATM Card to him as your inheritor. We are now verifying by contacting your email address as we have in our Bank records before we can make the delivery to him and for us to conclude confirmation if you are dead or not. Please, confirm response immediately to us before our action release your ATM Card to him against your name listed out. Upon this, I request you send your full personal information as soon as possible to our ATM Card Payment Center to enable them finalize with the delivery of you ATM Card to you. Your Full Names:_____________ Contact Address:_____________ Mobile Phone:_____________ Home Phone:_____________ Fax:_____________ Occupation:_____________ Marital Status:_____________ Age:_____________ In order to resolve this problem, Please contact ( Our ATM Card Payment Center).immediately for the delivery of your ATM Card via their below contact. Contact Person: Mr.g ( Payment Center Managing DE-mail :( Contact Number:+229 9936 4277. This Department is incharge of the delivery of your ATM Card. style=text-align: center; margin-top: 15px; font-family: helvetical, Arial, sans-serif; color: #878787; font-size: 12px; padding-bottom: 10px; max-width: 590px;> This event invitation was sent from style=text-decoration: none; text-shadow: white; color: #2862c5;>Yahoo Calendar

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