Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

laura Good day

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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: "laura" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 14:52:06 +0100
Subject: Good day

Good Day,

It has come to our notice that you have not received your fund Value due to past corrupt Governmental/Bank Officials who almost held the fund to themselves for their selfish reason and some individuals who have taken advantage of your fund all in an attempt to swindle your fund which has led to so many losses from your end and unnecessary delay in the receipt of your fund.

This is to inform you of your long overdue Payment outstanding in our Banking records over here. This Department founds your name in the Central Computer Federal Ministry of Finance among list of unpaid inheritance / Contractors claims individuals and have to update your information by contacting you through this email for your immediate confirmation response back to my office without delay. The value capital fund amount of $8,700,000.00 USD (eight Million, Seven Hundred thousand dollars only) is to your favour listed name for immediate payment. We have two options of payment the first been ATM card the second Check.

Series of meetings have been held over the past 7 months with the secretary general of the United Nations Organization and this ended 3 days ago. The National Central Bureau of Interpol enhanced by the United Nations and Federal Bureau of Investigation have successfully passed a mandate to the current president of Benin Du Republic to boost the exercise of clearing all foreign debts owed to you and other individuals and organizations who have been found not to have receive their Contract Sum, Lottery/Gambling, Inheritance and the likes.

ATM Card: We will be issuing you a custom pin based ATM card which you will use to withdraw up to $5,000 per day from any ATM machine that has the Master Card Logo on it. Also with the ATM card you will be able to transfer your funds to your local bank account The ATM card comes with a handbook or manual to enlighten you about how to use it, Even if you do not have a bank account.

CHECK: To be deposited in your bank for it to be cleared within three working days. Your payment would be sent to you via any of your preferred option and would be mailed to you via UPS Because we have signed a contract with UPS which should expire by the end of January 29th 2017 you will only need to pay $120.00 instead of $154.00 saving you $34.00! So if you pay before end of January you save $34.00.

Take note that anyone asking you for some kind of money apart from the above fee is definitely a fraudster and you will have to stop communication with every other person you have been in contact with. Also remember that all you will ever have to spend is $120.00 nothing more!

Nothing less! And we guarantee the receipt of your fund to be successfully delivered to you within the next 24hrs after the receipt of payment has been confirmed. Everything has been taken care of by the Federal Government including taxes, custom paper and clearance duty so all you will ever need to pay is $120.

DO NOT SEND MONEY TO ANYONE UNTIL YOU READ THIS: The actual fees for shipping your ATM card is $154 but because UPS have temporarily discontinued the C.O.D which gives you the chance to pay when package is delivered for international shipping We had to sign contract with them for bulk shipping which makes the fees reduce from the actual fee of $154.99 to $120.95 nothing more and no hidden fees of any sort! To affect the release of your fund, you are advised to contact me immediately with the following information below:

Your full Name:
Your Address:
Preferred Payment Method (ATM/Cashier Check):

Upon receipt of payment, the delivery officer will ensure that your package is sent within 72 working hours. Because we are so sure of everything we are giving you, the delivery fee you shall send is a refundable fee if you do not receive payment/package within the next 72hrs after you have made the payment for shipping.

Yours sincerely,
Dr. Charles Morris
Compensation officer
Economics and financial Crimes commission
CC: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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