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MRS SOFIA ALI Get back to me once you received the ATM VISA CARD…

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From: MRS SOFIA ALI <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:38:40 -0800
Subject: Get back to me once you received the ATM VISA CARD...

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (UBA),
Metro Plaza, Plot 991/992,
Zakari Maillart Street
Cadastral Zone AO,
COTONOU BENIN REPUBLIC.

Attn: My Dear

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
$11,300,000.00 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 hereby 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
informed 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 made and the ATM
VISA CARD has been issued in your name, but to RE-ACTIVATE the ATM
Card you have to forward your current personal profile 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 can not
withdraw more than ten thousand dollars per a day.

Here are the information you have to forward to UBA:

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


Therefore you are advised to contact UBA ATM DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR Mr.
Abdul-Azeez Basel with below Email address: [email protected]

CONTACT PERSON: Mr. Abdul-Azeez Basel
UBA ATM DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR
UBA BANK PLC BENIN REPUBLIC
E-mail: [email protected]

Get back to me once you received the ATM VISA CARD. Thanks and God
bless your. MRS. SOFIA ALI.
The Email contained an excessively large subject. For aesthethic reasons we have truncated the message in the title and reproduce the full subject below.

Get back to me once you received the ATM VISA CARD. Thanks and God bless your. MRS. SOFIA ALI.

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