Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "UBA" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:35:11 +0100
Subject: GOOD NEWS!!!32

Dear Sir/Ma,

Your contact email was given to this office in respect of your total inherited/Contract Sum $1,960.000.00 USD owed to you which you have hailed to claim because of either non-compliance of official processes or Because of your not believing reality of your genuine payment.

We wish to bring to you the solution to this problem. Right now we have arranged your payment through our Swift Card Payment Centers, That is the latest instruction from Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)

1. Full name
2. Phone and Fax number
3. Address where you want ATM Card to be sent to
4. Your age and current occupation
5. Attach copy of your identification Scanned

This Card Center will send to you an ATM DEBIT Card which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, so if you like to receive our fund in this way, please let us know by contacting us back on this contact:

Dr. Jerry Otuh,
ATM Payment Department Lagos – Nigeria International
Email:{ } And also send the following information as listed below.

We have been mandated by the ECOWAS Parliament to issue out US$1, 960.000,000 payment for this year 2014. Also for your information, you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving your payment.

Note that because of impostors we hereby issued you our Code of Conduct, which is (ATM-1031), so you have to indicate this code when contacting the ATM Card Center by using it as your subject.

Waiting for your expedite response.

Yours in Service,
international Settlement Dept.

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