Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Compensation Payment Happy New Year

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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: Compensation Payment <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:27:43 +0100
Subject: Happy New Year!!

Attention: Beneficiary,

This is to officially inform you that we have verified your
inheritance file and found out why you have not received your payment
since the past regime is because you have not fulfilled the
obligations given to you in respect of your inheritance payment.

Secondly we have been informed that you are still dealing with none
officials in the bank and all your attempt to secure the release of
the fund to you has been abortive. We wish to advise you that such an
illegal act like this have to stop if you wish to receive your payment
since we have decided to step into your problem. Right now we have
arranged your payment through our swift ATM card payment center that
is the latest instruction from the newly appointed President,
Muhammadu Buhari (gcfr) president federal republic of Nigeria and
federal ministry of finance.

This card center will send you an atm card which you will use to
withdraw your money in any atm machine in any part of the world, but
the maximum is three thousand dollars per day, so if you wish to
receive your fund this way please let us know by contacting the card
payment center and also send the following information to enable him
proceed immediately:

First name :.
Last Name :.
Age: …
Gender: ..
Your address: ..
E-mail address:
Phone: ..
Mobile phone.
Fax :.

However, kindly find below the contact person:
Dr.Chukwubueze Egobia
Director Foreign Affairs
Email: [email protected]

The ATM card payment center has been mandated to issue out
$10,000,000.00 as part payment for this first fiscal year 2018. Also
for your information, you have to stop any further communication with
any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving
your ATM payment.

Note that because of impostors, we hereby issue you our code of
conduct, which is (atm-222) so you have to indicate this code when
contacting the card center by using it as your subject and more-so be
aware that we are not asking you to send a cent to us before receiving
your card provided you are enable to meet up with the requirement and
instructions given to you.

Best regards,
Honorable Minister
Jerry Eke

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