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Ms.Rose Okwu From United Bank For Africa Plc. Very Urgent

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From: "Ms.Rose Okwu" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:54:15 +0100
Subject: From United Bank For Africa Plc. Very Urgent

United Bank For Africa Plc
UBA House,
57, Marina,
P. O. Box 2406, Lagos.
Tel: 234 8125 355 291
Fax: 234 1 2808008
Email: [email protected]


Good news, The BRITISH High Commission has actually verified and
discovered that your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt
officials of the Company who are Trying to divert your fund of
$5.500,000,00 into their private accounts. Therefore we have obtained
an irrevocable payment guarantee on your Payment with World Bank to
make your payment through our new ATM VISA CARD system which you can
use to withdraw your money in any ATM MACHINE around the world.

So we are here by inviting you to our office to pick up your ATM VISA
CARD but if you cannot be able to come down here in our office in
person be inform that you are going to pay for shipping fee of your
ATM visa CARD, so if you are unable to come down here then you are
required to update us so that we will proceed with the necessary
arrangement for the delivery of your ATM VISA CARD.

As of now be informed that all arrangement has been done and the ATM
VISA CARD has been issued in your name, but to RE-ACTIVATE the ATM
Card you have to forward your current information as requested below
to our bank for the ATM Card re-rectification, then we will send you
the ATM CARD for your immediate use and note that you cannot withdraw
more than Five Thousand Dollars per a day, but you can make transfer
above Five Thousand Dollars per day…

Here are the information you have to forward to UBA:

1. Your Full Names:______
2. Postal Address:_______
3. Direct Cell Numbers:_______
4. E-mail Address:________
5. Sex:_____
7. Occupation:________

Please do respond immediately you get this mail because everything is ready.

Yours in Service,
Mrs. Rose Okwuchima
Foreign Affairs Remittance Unit
United Bank for Africa (UBA)

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