Inheritance scams


Scam Email received June 14, 2018 from
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THE UNITED NATION ORGANIZATION LONDON UNITED KINGDOM UNITED NATION PAYMENT APPROVAL OFFICE Special Duties/Logistics Department FOREIGN CONTRACT/WINNING PAYMENT BUREAU Our Ref: FGB /SNT/STB Your Ref U.S.A GOVERNMENT, WORLD BANK AND UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION OFFICIAL HAS APPROVED TO PAY YOU PART PAYMENT OF YOUR COMPENSATION FUND VALUED OF $8.3M.Attention:Beneficiary U.S.A GOVERNMENT,WORLD BANK GROUP AND UNITED NATION ORGANIZATION do hereby give this approval order to compensate those who have lost their money in one way or the order, After series of meeting we have reached an arrangement to compensate all those who have lost their money as a result of scam victim, Your name/email address was short listed among those who are going to be compensated, This is also to let you know that those who are using the bank name to scam people have been caught by the FBI and put to jail.The United nations have appointed our bank to pay all those that are involved in the scam victim, This fund was raise from the federal reserved account New York. As a matter of fact, you are required to Deal and Communicate with MR ALLEN JOHNSON, DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE GARANTI BANK OF CANADA, with the help and monitory team from the GARANTIBANK OF CANADA which is our official remitting bank, Committee On Foreign Payment Matters in United Nations, has look up to make sure you receive your fund valued $8.3M. So contact: MR ALLEN JOHNSON on his contact information, for immediate release of your contract/inheritance/Award Winning claim Be informed that you are not allowed to correspond with any person or office anymore, You are required to send bellow information for your transfer. 1) YOUR FULL NAME: 2) ADDRESS,CITY,STATE AND COUNTRY. 3) PHONE,FAX AND MOBILE 4) COMPANY NAME(IF ANY) POSITION AND ADDRESS 5) BANK DETAILS, BANK NAME: BANK ADDRESS: ACCOUNT NO, ROUTING NO, SWIFT CODE AND . 6) PROFESSION,AGE AND MARITAL STATUS 7) COPY OF YOUR INT&L PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENSE NOTE: YOUR PERSONAL CONTACT/COMMUNICATION CODE WITH GARANTI BANK IS(511),YOU ARE ADVICE TO SEND YOU FULL BANKING INFORMATION TO THE GARANTI BANK REMITTANCE DIRECTOR HEADED BY MR ALLEN JOHNSON AND MAKE SURE YOU SPEAK WITH HIM, WITH YOUR NEW PAYMENT CODE FOR RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT AND SEND HIM ALL YOUR BANKING INFORMATION NOW. CONTACT CODE (101) OFFICER:MR ALLEN JOHNSON POSITION:DIRECTOR,INTL,REMITTANCE GARANTI BANK CANADA. Phone:+447024030741 Best Regard MR.FRED MICHEAL DIRECTOR AWARD COMMITTEE ON PAYMENT MATTER UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION

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

Ten Minutes 10 minutes.

How to check if you received a scam email

  1. Google the details.

    Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.

  2. Confirm the details.

    Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.

  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

Most of us know someone who is vulnerable to these types of attacks. Fortunately, if you’re aware of the presence of these scams, and armed with some basic knowledge on identifying them, you can greatly reduce your chances people you know becoming a victim. Please help them by sharing this information on Facebook or Twitter using the #telltwo and #takefive hashtags.
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