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michael church Congratulation

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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: michael church <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 22:12:01 +0000
Subject: Congratulation

Dear Beneficiary.

How are you doing? I hope this email meets in a good state. Good to say that a lot of work has been put in as we are working hard to ensure that your unpaid payment is made available to you without delays.

Last week, auditors came to the bank where your compensation amount was kept, As the ICU in charge of the vault informed me about the auditors visit, and reasons why we have to channel your funds with the help of the bank's protocol department. I am happy to inform we have successfully moved your funds, the sum of One Million, Five Hundred United States Dollars which is now safely deposited with a very reputable bank (Metro Standard Bank). Your funds lodged according to the bank's policies concerning intermediary further credits and it will be transferred to you within 3 working days of your contacting them. You must contact them now to enable them facilitate the successful remittance of your funds. Kindly find the below details and make contact very quickly, and please feel free to call the bank anytime.

Bank Name: Metro Standard Bank
Bank Director: Michael Church
Email: [email protected]
Tel : +44-122-3755-049

Congratulations on this success. I urge you to kindly Keep me updated.


Mr. Richard Fisher


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