Inheritance scams


Scam Email received 10/27/2022

Email From:

Sender Name:

Attorney Landis Christopher

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Email Subject:



Attention Dearest. We are hereby once again officially notifying you about the present arrangement to pay you, your overdue winning prize/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,United nation including the Paris club introduced this payment arrangement as to enable all beneficiaries to receive their funds without any interference,this ATM MasterCard is powered by GOLD CARD WORLD WIDE. Please note that what we shall send to you is an ATM master card which is accepted at over 900,000 ATM centers in over 210 countries worldwide,so you can access your fund in any ATM card stand/location worldwide,the master card is already credited with the total sum of $12,500,000.00 USD (TWELVE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS) Please note that your withdrawal limit/maximum per day is Twenty Thousand United States Dollars ($20,000.00USD) we have also concluded the delivery arrangement with the below courier services companies and their delivery time is stated below. UPS=24hrs/$150 FedEx=48hrs/$50 DHL=72hrs/$100 Kindly provide me with the below details in your response to this email and let me know which courier company you would want us to use for the shipment of your ATM Card to you. Understand that you will be liable for the delivery fee of your ATM Master Express Card to you with any of the above courier companies. In view of this you are advised to write back with your choice of courier as enlisted above and following information to enable him process your card and also to register your ATM card with the delivering courier of your choice to effect the shipment of your parcel today. Yours in Service, Attorney Landis Christopher {Esq} LANDIS LAW FIRM. IMF Managing lawyer. Attorney at Law, Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public. Address: 1414 Soquel Ave Suite 209, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, United States. Phone: +1 (601) 227-7914. Attorney Landis Christopher –

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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