Scam Email received December 1, 2020 from firstname.lastname@example.org
CONGRATULATION – email@example.com
I&ve invited you to fill out the following form: Untitled form To fill it out, visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKzGqojafpIOPipprUCEfckS20y4hc-r5SUO9tl3APkFnxFQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=mail_form_link Dear Beneficiary, We hereby officially notifying you about the present arrangement to pay you, your over due Winning Prize/inheritance fund which you could not complete the process of the released of your transfer pin code through the Digitized Payment System. We have decided to pay your funds through (ATM Master Express Credit Card) This arrangement was initiated/constituted by the World Bank, United Nation and Paris Club, due to fraudulent activities going on within the world. The World Bank, United Nations and Paris Club introduced this payment arrangement as to enable our Contract ,Winning Prize,inheritance beneficiary to receive their funds without any interference. the ATM Master Express Credit Card was contracted and powered by GOLD CARD WORLD WIDE. The ATM MASTER EXPRESS CARD is credited with the sum of $6,500.000.00 USD(Six Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars), it is already loaded in the Master Card which you can use to access your fund in any ATM Stand/location worldwide and remember that the maximum withdrawal daily limit is Ten Thousand United States Dollars (US$10,000.00)we have concluded delivery arrangement with the below courier services companies and their delivery time is stated below. UPS=48hrs/$250 FedEx=72hrs/$200 DHL=3days/$150 Kindly provide me with the below details in your response to this email and let me know which courier company you would want us to use for the shipment of your ATM Card to you. 1. Valid Delivery Address: 2. Full Names: 3. Phone Number: 4. Occupation: 5. Age: 6. Sex: Understand that you will be liable for the delivery fee of your ATM Master Express Card to you with any of the above courier company.Yours in service and thanks for co-understanding Mr.Martial Eric Director Foreign Remittance Department United Bank firstname.lastname@example.org +1(830) 396-2947. Google Forms: Create and analyze surveys. email@example.com
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