HELLO PLEASE GET BACK TO ME ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
fmfng01@outlook.com


Scam Email received 5/18/2019

Email From:

stdickson33@gmail.com

Sender Name:

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Other emails used:

fmfng01@outlook.com,

Email Subject:

HELLO PLEASE GET BACK TO ME ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


HELLO PLEASE GET BACK TO ME ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! – fmfng01@outlook.com


HELLO DEAR BENEFICIARY, GOOD NEWS!!! PLEASE SORRY FOR ALL THE DELAY, IT IS MY GREATEST PLEASURE TO INFORM YOU THAT AFTER OUR CRUCIAL MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION THIS MORNING OVER YOUR UNFINISHED PAYMENT, I WAS ORDERED BY THE PRESIDENT TO USE MY GOOD, HONORABLE AND RESPECTED OFFICE TO CONTACT YOU AND MAKE SURE THAT YOUR PAYMENT WITH THE ACCRUED INTEREST TOTALING $35MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS IS FINALLY RELEASED TO YOU, AS THE PRESIDENT HAS VOWED TO RELEASE THE FUND TO YOU ONCE YOU GET BACK TO US. AS A MATTER OF FACT, THE PRESIDENT HAS GONE THROUGH YOUR PAYMENT FILE AND FOUND OUT ALL THE PAYMENT YOU HAVE MADE IN THE PAST TO NIGERIA AND DIASPORA, AND HE GOT UPSET AND ORDERED THE SPEEDY RELEASE OF THE FUND TO YOU BY THE APEX BANK PLC WITHOUT ASKING YOU TO PAY ANY COST OF TRANSFER ( COT ) AGAIN TO RECEIVE YOUR FUND. AND AS I WRITE TO YOU NOW, THE PRESIDENT HAS ORDERED THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO RETRIEVE ALL THE VITAL TRANSFER DOCUMENTS OF YOUR FUND AND SUBMIT THEM TO THE APEX BANK PLC IMMEDIATELY, TO ENABLE THEM COMMENCE THE URGENT RELEASE OF THE FUND TO YOU WITHIN 24HRS AS ORDERED BY THE PRESIDENT. THE GOOD NEWS NOW IS THAT YOUR FUND VITAL TRANSFER DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN RETRIEVED AND SUBMITTED TO THE APEX BANK PLC BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS ORDERED BY THE PRESIDENT. AND BASED ON THE NEW CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, THE PRESIDENT HAS ORDERED THAT THE ONLY THING YOU NEED TO DO NOW AS THE BENEFICIARY OF THE FUND, IS TO COME DOWN HERE IN PERSON AND SWEAR AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT AND AS WELL SIGN THE FINAL RELEASE DOCUMENTS OF YOUR FUND AS REQUESTED BY THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT. BUT A SITUATION WHEREBY YOU ARE UNABLE TO COME DOWN HERE, YOU WILL ONLY SEND $340 TO THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT FOR OATH FEE AND STAMP DUTY FEE, AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WILL STAND FOR YOU AND SWEAR THE AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT AND SIGN THE FINAL RELEASE DOCUMENTS OF YOUR FUND ON YOUR BEHALF UNDER A LEGITIMATE ARRANGEMENT THAT WILL PROTECT YOU AND YOUR FUND AGAINST ANY HITCH. SO IF YOU ARE READY TO HAVE YOUR FUND, ALL YOU NEED TO DO NOW IS TO GET THE ABOVE MONEY SENT TO THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT FOR THE FINAL RELEASE OF THE FUND TO YOU UNDER A LEGITIMATE ARRANGEMENT AS PROMISED WITHOUT ANY DELAY. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU LET US KNOW IN YOUR RESPONSE IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE THE FUND BY WIRE TRANSFER OR BY DIPLOMATIC CASH PAYMENT. THANKS AND GOOD LUCK AS YOU GET BACK ASAP!!!!!! YOURS TRULY IN SERVICE MRS KEMI ADEOSUN NIGERIA MINISTER OF FINANCE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE – fmfng01@outlook.com

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