Inheritance scams

Invitation: ATTENTION @ Saturday, 07 July 2018

Scam Email received July 8, 2018 from
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Invitation: ATTENTION @ Saturday, 07 July 2018

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Invitation: ATTENTION @ Saturday, 07 July 2018

Invitation: ATTENTION @ Saturday, 07 July 2018 –

JUL 08 style=font-size: 24px; vertical-align: middle; color: #454545; font-weight: lighter; line-height: 26px;> ATTENTION cellspacing=0″ cellpadding=0″> When Sunday, 08 July 2018 01:00 AM to 02:00 AM (GMT) Monrovia / Reykjavik Message Attention beneficiary, We are hereby officially notifying you about the present arrangement to pay your overdue compensation fund, contract and inheritance fund through (ATM card) this arrangement was initiated/constituted by the World Bank due to fraudulent activities going on around the world. The World Bank introduced this payment arrangement as to enable all beneficiaries to receive their funds without any interference, this ATM cards are powered by gold card worldwide. Please note that what we will be sending to you is master card which is accepted in over 900,000 ATM centers in over 210 countries worldwide, master card will be loaded with a total sum of $2,950.000.00usd (Two million nine hundred and fifty thousand dollars)which is the total amount due to you for payment now and after this one is cleared another will be paid in until your total funds and completely paid out. In line with the withdrawal procedure of this ATM master card, you are only allowed a daily withdrawal of not more than $15.000.00usd until all the funds are exhausted. The card will be delivered to you and the delivery shall be done by Courier company of your choice . In view of this you are advised to contact the director (UBA bank, ATM center)Mr.Alex Eric, with your following information to enable him process your card and also to register your ATM card with the delivering courier to effect the shipment of your parcel today. Contact Person: Mr.Alex Eric, Director Foreign Remittance Dept, United bank for Africa Benin Republic Phone Number +229-9580-8531 Reconfirm the following information to him for security reason. 1) Your full name: 2) Your receiving address: 3) Your telephone number: 4) Your profession: Best regards, Kenneth Suanders. Invitees 35 more style=text-decoration:none;font-size:15px;color:white;font-weight:normal;>Respond 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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How to check if you received a scam email

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  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”

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