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US Custom and Border Protection Come over to our office for your fund

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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: US Custom and Border Protection <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:21:13 +0100
Subject: Come over to our office for your fund

U.S. Customs and Border protection EnforcementOffice of Investigations SAC OfficesSAC Washington, DC2675 Prosperity AvenueFairfax, VA 22031Email address: [email protected] Fund BeneficiaryWe have been instructed to release your Consignment Box containing the sum of $3.5million, that this Unit of U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized, which has been in our custody for a long time due to your inability to provide the Clearance certificates, which you were asked toobtain from Africa where the fund was transferred from.You were fortunate after our investigation last month the US Department of States instructed that we should release all the fund that U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized to their owners in this lastquarter of the year, so you are therefore advised to come or send your representative to this office to claim your fund immediately.You are advised to comply immediately, Below is the office address.U.S.Customs and Border Protection.Office of Investigations SAC OfficesSAC Washington, DC2675 Prosperity AvenueFairfax, VA 22031Reply to this Email address: [email protected] get back to us.Faithfully YoursMr. Michael J. FisherINSPECTION OFFICER.‭‮‭‮‭‮

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