If idiocy hurt, these scammers would scream day and night. First they steal a coat of arms from the British government, then they try to make a big deal out of it. The story that led to the email is hair-raising and comes from an experimental laboratory for Nigerian scammer writers. Put it straight in the digital bin and don’t reply, don’t send anything.
THE BRITISH FINANCE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
35 LANARK SQUARE, LONDON
FROM THE DESK OF GARY WINSTON,
My name is Gary Winston chief operating officer of the British finance intelligence agency this office has a mandate to recover unpaid debts associated with NNPC contracts in Africa, Lottery fund, inheritance fund, loans and grants etc ranging from $1M-$50.5M owed to various beneficiaries and companies across the globe (Asia, Europe, USA, Africa, and Australia the Caribbeans)being the mandate given by the G8 MEMBER NATIONS WORLD INDUSTRIALIZED NATIONS AND, BACK BY THE ICPC IN HAGUE, AND THE WORLD BANK. In the course of our investigation, your email address/particulars were shortlisted among the first individuals yet to be paid hence this message However, we received a petition today from your relation that you are sick According to her, you were sick of terminal sickness and life threatening that funds should be paid to her as the heir apparent. She has also submitted her Bank account details for the transfer of the funds to her.To avoid undue delay or paying the fund to the wrong individual/beneficiary,
I have decided to contact you for confirmation. If I fail to hear from you
after 72 hours, it would be assumed that the petition of your relation is true and the fund will be paid to her without further delay.
Therefore, if you are still alive, reconfirm your particulars,1. Full Names:_________________________ ___
2. Address:______________________ ________
Date of Birth:________
5. Occupation:___________________ ________
7. Copy of int’l passport or any scanned identity to prove your identity.
All submitted information will be treated strictly private and confidential and duly processed for the release of the funds to you.
please respond as quickly as possibly and no third party .
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
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