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AMBASSADOR CAREY PORTMA Your Transfer Release Update

Published / by Dave McDave / 1 Comment on AMBASSADOR CAREY PORTMA Your Transfer Release Update

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From: "AMBASSADOR CAREY PORTMA"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:17:12 -0700
Subject: Your Transfer Release Update

5415 N. Sheridan Road
Suite 3707
Chicago, Illinois 60644
PH: 773-354-8988
Founded: 1928

Transfer Release Update

Dear Sir ,


Office,please read this mail carefully and proceeds to receive your
Funds worth of US$10.5 million payment. Following this year's (2017)
review of the global financial matters and we just concluded our
investigations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FIB) in
conjunction with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)and NIGERIA
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) it is revealed that
your name is among the list of people who have never received any of
their Funds and victims who have lost a lot of money to scammers while
trying to claim their funds. In view of the foregoing, a new payment
of US$10.5 million has been approved in your favor this morning and it
will be credited into your bank account as soon as you wire the
required Fees for needed document been (Nigeria/United States
Insurance Policy & Proof of Ownership Certificate)

The US BANK controlling department of the security transfer CODE
which is (RE/NO:002-USB/0047/2016), the Authentication section code of
this bank concludes the verification of your
file. After going through all the documents of claim received by this
department with ustification and verification from the global strategy
United States we are completely satisfied and you have been confirmed.
Considering the volume of your payment, it is right for us to seek for
the approval of some money regulatory Boards here in United States
before we can carry
out the Transfer of an amount of such magnitude to anybody, otherwise
any such transfer will be
stopped by the Authorities of US Government (AUG), and the
International Monetary Fund {IMF}
This is in line with the instructions of the Secretary of U.S.
Department of the Treasury, Mr.
Jacob Lew, that all unpaid funds should be paid.The United States
Insurance Policy & Proof of
Ownership Certificate fee is mandatory for any transfer of funds here
in the USA involving amounts
above $1,000,000.00 (One million USD). The amount to be transferred
into your account is US $10.5

Million and is far above $1 Million. This is why the $150 for United
States Insurance Policy &
Proof of Ownership Certificate fee is required and the fee cannot be
deducted from source in
accordance with section 3 subsection 2(a) of the Huge Funds Transfer
Regulation Act HFTRA of 2001
promulgated by law after the terrorist attack on our dear country.

Meanwhile, note that this is the only fees that you will bear the
cost and your approval funds sum of US$10.5 Million will transfer to
you without any delays, and the BANK are doing Auditing for the year
2016,so we want your funds US$10.5 Million to be transferred into your
nominated bank account the same day we receive this fees from you. we
advise you to treat as matter of urgency and try as much as possible
to raise and come up with the fees of $150 dollars for (Nigeria/United
States Insurance Policy & Proof of Ownership Certificate fee) and send
it to our Officer/Cashier Office in Nigeria to enable them get the
documents on your behalf.

we dont have more time to spend after that every unclaimed fund will
be cancel and send back to
United States Government Treasury Account as Unclaimed
informed that we need only an Nigeria/United States Insurance Policy &
Proof of Ownership Certificate from Nigeria Government to complete the
wire transfer. The fee to obtain the Insurance Policy & Proof of
Ownership Certificate from Nigeria Attorney General Office is $150 and
no other fee is involved. You are required to send the fee of $150 by
MONEY GRAM OR WESTERN UNION or Via Ria money transfer as stated below:

NOTE:you have to contact MR CHIDI UBANI of NIGERIA office with bellow
INFORMATION as soon as you get this email and ask him how to made the
payment to his office

E-mail:[email protected]

After that We will send you all the transfer documents to enable you
start making cash withdrawals from your account same day the funds are
transferred. We have waited for so long and we cannot Continue to
wait.the only and final monetary obligation required from You prior to
the final transfer of your funds, Further delay in sending this fee
will lead you to losing your funds This is the last instruction I will
issue to you because I do not want you to lose your US$10.5 Million
because of only $150.


One Comment

  1. This is the email I recently received from
    [email protected]

    FULL SCAM!!!


    Before I go further we are recruiting for Manufacturing company that deals on Fabrics and Textiles with numerous customers home and abroad. They produce various clothing materials, batiks, assorted fabrics and traditional costume.

    We need a representative in USA AND AUSTRALIA who will be in charge of all our payment from our clients/customers because most of our customers pay us through certified cheque and money orders, which are not negotiable here in Scotland. This brings our quest to employ a credible and trustworthy person as our representative to handle our payments. This would not affect your present job but serve as another stream of income to your good self. As our Representative in your country, your tasks are;

    1. Receive payment from Customers

    2. Cash it at any cashing point or at your banks and you will deduct 10%, which will be your commission pay on Payment processed

    3. Forward balance after deduction of commission pay to any of the offices, you will be contacted on where to send payment to.Note that as a representative of our company you will be entitled to 10% commission pay of any amount you receive from customers on behalf of the company as payments for outstanding debts or goods that they want to buy.

    Please, to facilitate the conclusion of this transaction if accepted, do send me promptly by email the following:

    (1) Your Full Names
    (2) Age
    (3) Sex
    (4) Contact address
    (5) Phone Number
    (6) Occupation

    Thank you for your time and anticipated cooperation.


    Carey Portman

    Senior Officer (Recruit Unit)

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