Scam Email received July 5, 2018 from email@example.com
YOUR LONG OVER DUE FUND
YOUR LONG OVER DUE FUND
YOUR LONG OVER DUE FUND – firstname.lastname@example.org
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT (RESOLUTION PANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT) ABUJA-NIGERIA http://www.nassnig.org Our Ref: FGN /SNT/STB Your ref:I, The Senate Representative ,Federal Republic of Nigeria , DR GREG MARUME (GCFR) and the Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria , Mr. EMEIFELE in Conjunction with the EFCC Director , MR MAGU, held a meeting last week concerning contract payment , both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds. On going through contractors file yesterday, we discovered that your file was dumped untreated, so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your contract payment and please stop communicating with any office now and attention to the appointed office below for you to receive your payment accordingly. However,I wish to inform you now that your outstanding contract payment is ($15,000,000. fifteen Million United States dollars). Now you?re new Payment Reference No.-35460021, Allocation No: 674632 Password No: 339331 , Pin Code No: 55674 and your Certificate of Merit Payment No : 103 , CBN Released Code No: 0763; Immediate Telex confirmation No: -1114433 ; Secret Code No: XXTN013, Having received these vital payment number , therefore You are qualified now to received and confirm Your payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria immediately within the next week. We the entire members of the house of senate are using this urgent medium to advise you to make payment of your GNAB fee of $120 without any further delay. Be rest assured that our appointment to handle and take care of the movement of the fund will not be in vain as we are giving you 100% guarantee to deliver the work as soon as your western union information reach us at our house email addresses it is not less than 24hours that the order was placed. Note that your fund will be free to move from the bank without any delay if you get the governments non assessment bonds (GNAB) which is $120 only to make sure that no government monitor or agent can access the fund during the delivery remittance. You have to get the gnab written on your name and stamped before the fund credit to your bank account. This was why we have not approved or sign off the bonds of your transfer registry today as the bank insists on the GNAB. Based on these explanations, you are hereby advised to send payment information of $120 through our direct email address on or before ten working days.as the closing date placed. This gnab will show that the transaction was made through the full capacity of the government and will not be queried for certain circumstance. Use the information bellow for the payment of the $120 GNAB requirements: Receiver name: Mr MODESTUS OZOEMENA location: Lagos- Nigeria. Text questiongnab, Answer-final Bear in mind that this is the final stage of this transfer. As soon as this is done, it will take only 24hours for the fund to be credited in your designated bank account, you will be contacted by your Bank herself. Best Regards. DR GREG MARUME Senate Representative (Federal Republic of Nigeria) email@example.com
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