Inheritance scams

MESSAGE FROM US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AGENCY
ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp


Scam Email received July 3, 2018 from ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp

ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp
ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp
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ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp

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MESSAGE FROM US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AGENCY

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MESSAGE FROM US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AGENCY


MESSAGE FROM US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AGENCY – ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp


From the desk of Mr. Morris Greene U.S Customs and Border Protection 14700 Terminal Blvd #120, Clearwater, FL 33762, United States Good day to you and how are you doing today? My name is Mr. Morris Greene from St. Petersburg Florida. I am writing to let you Know that we received several consignment boxes and packages containing ATM cards and some other items signed and Approved by the United Nations with some people&s names/inscription on them. Among the consignment boxes / packages that are still in our custody, your name was included on them. Others are from our New Jersey Customs Office branch, several banks in Europe and parts of Asia had all been sent to our office here in our St. Petersburg office branch for our office to make clarification that you received your two consignment boxes.Two days ago (Mrs. Susan Brown) sent to us a message stating that she was a family member of yours and she also said that you are no more alive and she made us to understand that you handed over your belonging to her when you were still alive. so, she is demanding from our office the two consignment boxes to be released to her as she is trying to stand as your next of kin but we are still waiting to see if you will respond to this email within three days as (HOME LAND SECURITY REVENUE)(FBI) AND UNITED NATIONS) has warned us to be very careful in our dealings with you and that was the reason we ignored the message from Mrs. Susan Brown but still awaiting to see if you will respond to this alert message for us to be sure that you are still alive before we tell you the next line of action and the best way you can received your consignment boxes without any more delay on it. Waiting for your quick response. Regards, Mr. Morris Greene Customs Department Director St. Petersburg ooitaden.wwwr@mocha.ocn.ne.jp

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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  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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