Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Mr. Bashir Hello You received the payment ..220

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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.

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From: "Mr. Bashir" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:14:48 +0200
Subject: Hello, You received the payment?..220

Hello, [email protected]****.com,


I am Mohad Bashir. Head of Operations at Finance and Account
Department of Qatar Petroleum.

I have an Investment opportunity of $100m, for Investment in your
Country. I need your assistance and co-operation to move it into your
account as a Contract Payment with the QP for onward investment in your country.

Tell me if you can handle this, if you can't, don't let this to be
known by any other person. Its between you and I.

Kind regards,

Mohad Bashir
Finance and Account Department
Qatar Petroleum.

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