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Scam Email received 5/18/2019

Email From:

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Sender Name:

Mr Raymond Wood

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Email Subject:

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I am Mr. Raymond Wood , a representative of Exxon Mobil in London (http://www.exxonmobil.com). Exxon Mobil is one of the World Largest Fund Management Company with over 1.2 Trillion pounds Capital contract Investment. As a senior representative of Exxon that handle contract related matters, I over invoiced a contract which is not known by anybody and, I need your full cooperation and partnership to re-profile funds amounting to US$12.2M to your name as the contractor that executed this contract in Asia. The fund will be paid to you through a Finance Company where it is presently deposited as soon as the filing and documentation process is concluded in your name because the contract was executed by Exxon Mobil United Kingdom in Asia.Most importantly, you will be required to: (1). Stand as the beneficiary / contractor with Exxon Mobil to receive the funds as I will present you before the firm with legal documents. (2). Receive the funds into a business/personal bank account in your country. (3). At the completion of this transaction, the sharing rates shall be 60% for me, 40% for you. 1. Your Full Name: 2. Your Full Address: 3. Your Account Name: 4. Your Bank Name: 5. Your Bank Address: 6. Your Account Number: 7. Your Direct/Cell Telephone Number: 8. Your Current Occupation: 9. A Copy of Your Picture or ID: 10.Your Current Email Address: Note: Do not contact my office number or company email for security reasons. Get back to me as soon as possible for more details about the funds. Best Regards. Mr Raymond Wood Mr Raymond Wood – [email protected]

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