Scam Email received 5/17/2019
Contact UBA Bank for your ATM Card!!!
Contact UBA Bank for your ATM Card!!! – firstname.lastname@example.org
Good day, dear beneficiary.On behalf of the United Nations Compensations office, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10017 ;USA UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION COMMITTEE RELEASE CODE No:XXUNCC2019 AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF UNPAID FUNDS Dear, Email ID Owner. Through our Intelligence Monitoring Network System we discovered that your long overdue fund has not be paid to you as approved by the fund source and origin, After much consultations and meetings held in New York City, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Organization has been given express instruction to (UNCC) to direct the West Africa Monetary Agency (WAMA) to re-called unpaid funds that was originated from Africa, Europe, Asia Plus Middle east, Americans, has finally been approved as your email ID is among the list of Beneficiaries that will receive their fund via this message we are pleased to inform you that your fund has been liquidated and converted into international ATM card, Your outstanding payment valued $10,500,000.00 (Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) only has been perfected to be paid to you by the one of the most decorated, Trusted and recognized bank in the Benin Republic. Issued below is the code of conduct. This must be presented to attain your lump sum payment. Please take note and copy this code.The code must be indicated to the institution processing the payment . The Benin UBA Global Bank. No exceptions.(ATM/NR: UNCCORG/IMF/0866/B6) To confirm: contact the card Issuance center with your contact details as stated below.You are required to forward the following details; full names, address, occupation, age and phone numbers for verification and re-confirmation. Please contact immediately: UBA BENIN PAYMENT PROCESSING DEPARTMENTS MR. FELIX A. QUAYE CONTACT #+229-6439-4826 E-mail::email@example.com You are advised to keep your payment code details/information from the public to avoid fraudulent claim. On behalf of the UN we apologize for the failure to pay your funds on time and for any inconveniences such as approved registered payments being forwarded to our processing institution in Africa. We look forward to the completed transfer of your payment. If there is any other required information or assistance please contact us at the number provided for the UBA Benin payment processing Dept. Thank you! Congratulations. Mrs.Susan Lopez Public Relations Officer *APPROVED BY THE UNCC* Mrs.Susan Lopez – firstname.lastname@example.org
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