Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from firstname.lastname@example.org
Please important and urgent!!!
Please important and urgent!!!
Please important and urgent!!! – email@example.com
Urgent Attention: Beneficiary, I have made adequate and honest arrangement to make sure that you receive the entire overdue contract/inheritance Funds worth of $10,500,000.00 USD through Euroclear Bank, under a special arrangement. For your information, we are working together with a reputable Financial Consultant who specializes in Funding Large sum of money through Bank to Bank. Right Now,I have contracted the services of Mr.Thomas Churchill,the Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Manager of Euroclear Bank. I can confirm to you right this moment that this Bank Officer in control of this funding presently. Is rest assured that I did a thorough investigation about this financial consultant; Mr.Thomas Churchill runs a duly registered office in New York United States. You have nothing to worry about because we are in good hands. I will never fall into the hands of any dubious person in the processing of this transaction. Mr.Thomas Churchill, office is committed to the processing of this funding soonest. Hence the fund transfer will be done legitimately and successfully to your bank soonest with your cooperation. Feel Free to contact the Financial Consultant with his contact details below: Bank Name: Euroclear Bank, Bank Address: 40 Wall St # 39, New York, NY 10005 USA. Account Officer Name: Mr.Thomas Churchill Euroclear, Press Relations Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Manager Mobile Telephone Line: +1 (423) 391-6756 Private email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact the bank today quoting your (PAYMENT REFERENCE NUMBER: FBI/EUCBNK-4J/383X/17) and make them understand that you have been directed from this office and ask them for processing of your payment/funds immediately. Meanwhile, ensure you follow all directives or instructions from Euroclear Bank as this will further help hasten up the whole payment process in regards to the transfer of your funds to you as designated. Also have in mind that the Euroclear Bank equally has their own protocol of operation as stipulated on their banking terms. All modalities has already been worked out before you were contacted and note that we will be monitoring all your dealings with them as you proceed so you don&t have anything to worry about. All we require from you henceforth is an update so as to enable us be on track with you and the Euroclear Bank, NC, branch. Without wasting much time, we will want you to contact them immediately with the above email address and phone number so as to enable them attend to your case accordingly without any further delay as time is already running out. Should in case you need any more information in regards to this notification, feel free to get back to us via email so that we can brief you more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has been completely perfected and you have received your payment/funds as stated. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation. BEST REGARDS, Andrew McCabe Federal Bureau of Investigation. J. Edgar Hoover Building 601,4th Street, 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001, USA email@example.com
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