Scam Email received 11/11/2021
CONTACT JOHN MALVIN AT (email@example.com or call +1 631-295-4477) FOR THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND.
CONTACT JOHN MALVIN AT (firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 631-295-4477) FOR THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND. – email@example.com
Attention Beneficiary, We hereby inform you that the Scotland Yard Police, Interpol, Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) United States of America, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria and all the African Crime fighter leaders have come together to stop scam/internet fraud in Nigeria and all round Africa. We have recovered over US$2.6 Billion Dollars from the people we have behind bars. Our duty is to make sure we stop internet scam and money laundering. As for today we have put a lot of fraudsters in jail. We go all over Africa to pick this thieves/internet rats. We have over 8,273 of them in our jails round Africa and we are still looking for more. We are aware that a lot of foreigners out there have been deceived and lost their hard earn money to these fraudsters after promising them percentages in their letters/e-mails for their impending help to move funds out Africa including fake lottery winning notification and at the end of the day, they will collect thousands of dollars from you without a successful end. We have received the express mandate and instructions of the president, federal republic of Nigeria together with the EFCC Nigeria, the Interpol and the FBI to commence the immediate release of your funds into your nominated account but we can not transfer this funds direct to your bank account,because we are having problem with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is via Diplomatic Courier Service.So your diplomat just arrive with your consignment box worth One Million, Five Hundred Thousand United State dollars at John.F.Kennedy International Airport New York USA. Contact John Malvin now at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call +1(631-295-4477) with your, NAME…… HOME ADDRESS….. VALID PHONE NUMBER….. ALSO THE NAME OF THE AIRPORT CLOSE TO YOU…. also to give you more details on how to receive your fund. PLEASE NOTE THAT, YOUR URGENT RESPOND WILL BE NEEDED FOR THIS DELIVERY TO BE COMPLETE AND TAKE NOTE:THAT YOU ARE WARNED TO STOP ANY FURTHER COMMUNICATION OR EMAIL WITH ANY OTHER PERSON OR OFFICE TO AVOID DELAY IN RECEIVING YOUR FUND. Email: (email@example.com). Tell +1(631-295-4477) CONGRATULATIONS. MR GODWIN EMEFIELE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. The information contained in this e-mail and any accompanying documents is confidential, may be privileged, and is intended solely for the person and/or entity to whom it is addressed (i.e. those identified in the “To” and “cc” box). They are the property of PRASARANA MALAYSIA BERHAD and the groups of companies. Unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or copying of this communication, or any part thereof, is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this e-mail in error, please return the e-mail and attachments to the sender and delete the e-mail and attachments and any copy from your system. Office mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
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