Inheritance scams

Re Congrats MTCN Number: 067-177-4062
deptcompensation05@gmail.com


Scam Email received 1/26/2020

Email From:

waternunion22@gmail.com

Sender Name:

WESTERN UNION

Other emails used:

desmond.mark65@yahoo.com, deptcompensation05@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Re Congrats MTCN Number: 067-177-4062


Re Congrats MTCN Number: 067-177-4062 – deptcompensation05@gmail.com


Attn: Unpaid Beneficiary Greetings From WESTERN UNION TRANSFER Department UNIT SVC Be Noted is to bring to your notice that order has been given from presidential office That your funds should Remit to you within 24 hours Therefore we have No option but only to obey the Law and carry on the process,Be Noted that your first payment of $5000us dollar was sent to your name today from our SVC according to the instruction from Presidential office JOINED With UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION {U.N.O} in association with the Ministry of Finance Nigeria Republic which indicates that we should be sending to you daily payment of $5000us dollar per day until your total fund of $450,000us dollar is completely release to you of which your email address won in the ongoing online compensation Program from UNITED NATIONS. Having successively released funds belonging to foreign recipients last year. It is interesting to let you know about the recent development,after the just concluded presidential election that has brought President Muhammud Buhari back for the next four years tenure. It became imperative to pay those who were not fortunate to receive their payment during last year “2019” at the time my office was paying so many unpaid contractors , Inheritance funds,and various debts and settlement of donations. Here again the opportunity has resurfaced and a total of $125,000.000 Million United state Dollars was mapped out to settle the remaining outstanding debts hence a part payment of $450,000us was approved for you Here is the information of the $5000 your first payment we release to you below, you can Track it now Through our website Here (https://www.westernunion.com/us/en/send-money/app/tracktransfersuccess), and see that is Available to pickup by Receiver but you cannot pick it up until Your File is Renewed Sender First Name: Thang Sender Last Name: Quangta MTCN Number: 067-177-4062 Amount: $5,000 Text Question..IN GOD Text Answer WE TRUST The minister administrator trust fund said that nobody has legal right over your fund therefore we can’t be able to deduct or add any amount from the arranged fund, because it’s against our law and regulation and we discovered that your File was Expired which needed to renewed to permit us to complete your transaction Therefore you advised to send us sum of 505$ For Renewal of your file to enable CBN Free The On hold Code so that you can be able to pick up the sent $5000 USD right now. So kindly send the $505 to below name Via western Union Receiver’s Name:AJAYI ADEWALE Country:Republic Of Nigeria City:Lagos Text Question:when? Answer:48 Minute Amount:$505 Please proceed with the payment using the above instructions. As Directed Your first installment of $5,000.00 USD which we have just sent to you will be released and made to you after 3 hours upon receipt and confirmation from you.Thank you. Contact:Dr.Desmond Mark Email deptcompensation05@gmail.com Director Foreign Transfers/Payment Unit Phone Number:+234-08136326648 WESTERN UNION – deptcompensation05@gmail.com

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  1. This MTCN NUMBER :#067-177-4062 Was Claimed have been Sent from mrs.suzaan Duke to me( Mandu Okondo Moses) As Beneficiary after I had Paid some amount ofUS$49 Meant for Tuition Fee for Online Course in 2019.
    Buth MTCN NO_#067-177-4062 Is Different from what I have Investigated, Now Advise me On How to Recover My Tuition Fees of US$49.
    The Details are as follows,
    1) Receipt Date:27-12-2019 Order Number:EDX-37983084
    Billing Information
    MANDU MOSES OKONDO
    C/o ULEPPI SUBCOUNTY, ARUA. NIl , KAMPALA. NORTHERN UGANDA UG
    +256
    mosesmanduokondo@yahoo.com. Order Items
    Seat in Climate Action Solu….. x1. $49.00
    Payment Details. Order Total. Total amount$49.00
    Visa. xxxxxxxxxx2890
    Please, Help Me To Recover My Productive amount of $49 Immediately.

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