Compensation scams

Attn My Dear
[email protected]


Scam Email received 5/17/2019

Email From:

[email protected]

Sender Name:

Mr. Williams Edward

Email Subject:

Attn My Dear


Attn My Dear – [email protected]


Attn My Dear This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of world, the United Nation have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$4.5m (Four Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) This includes all foreign contractors that may have not received their contract and sum people that have had an unfinished transaction or international business that failed due to scammed victim. This is to inform you that your $4.5m USD will be send to you via Money Gram transfer. The total amount mentioned above is with Money Gram, Note you will be receiving $5,000.00 every day until your total money have been completely transfer to you.Call Mr. Williams Edward: Tel: +234 706155 9319 now and ask him to give you REFERENCE NUMBER and every other information you need to pick up your $5,000 today. Here is what he may require from you. Your Receiver Name. Your Country….. Tel;……. Age……. Address………… text Question….. Answer………. Feel free to contact Money Gram transfer and You are advised to contact Mr.Williams Edward: of Money Gram transfer Benin Republic as he is our representative in Benin Republic, contact him immediately for your compensation payment of $4.5m he will send it to you immediately. We have concluded our effect to your payment through Money Gram transfer $5000.00 daily until the ($4.5m) is completely transferred.So you advice to contact our Agent office in Nigeran with bellow information. Money Gram Agent; Mr. Williams Edward E-mail([email protected] ) Tel: +234 706155 9319 Mr. Williams Edward – [email protected]

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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How to check if you received a scam email

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  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

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