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SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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8.7.11

Another Internet Scam: From SIR. JAMES FREEMAN - CHAIRMAN ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS ISSUES

OFFICE OF HER MAJESTY
THE HOUSE OF LORDS/COMMONS
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT SETTLEMENT
UNITED KINGDOM,LONDON ENGLAND.


ATTN: DEAR FRIEND YOUR FUND,





WITH REFERENCE TO THE NEW UNITED KINGDOM POLICY TOWARDS THE RECONCILIATION AND IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF ALL OVERDUE DEBTS OWED BY THE ARICAN CONTINENT'S GOVERNMENT TO HER FOREIGN INVESTORS; BE OFFICIALLY INFORMED THAT WE HAVE VERIFIED YOUR CONTRACT FILE AND HAVE CONSEQUENTLY FOUND OUT . THE REASON YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR OVERDUE INHERITANCE PAYMENT IS BECAUSE YOU HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH IMPOSTERS IN VARIOUS COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AFRICA, THEREBY BEING FRUSTRATED BY SEVERAL EXTORTIONS OF ILLEGITIMATE FEES AND CHARGES.SECONDLY, WE HAVE BEEN DUELY INFORMED BY THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE THAT YOUR LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES ARE CONIVING WITH THESE FAKE BANK OFFICIALS TO CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT AND TRANSFER YOUR INHERITANCE FUNDS TO A STRANGE ACCOUNT IN CANADA.THE NEW BENEFICIARY IS PURPORTED TO BE YOUR COUSIN. HIS DETAILS ARE LISTED
BELOW:




MR. JAMES FRANCIS WELLS
ADD: 425 VELDE STREET,
CREVE CEOUR, IL 61610
NATIONALITY: AMERICAN
ZIP: 61610
AGE: 44YRS
MARITAL STATUS: DIVORCED.
PROFESSION:REALTOR BROKER.
BANK DETAILS:
SCOTIA BANK
314 HARWOOD AVE. S UNIT
HPO5 AJAX, ONT. L1S 2JI CANADA.
ACCOUNT NUMBER:321020072923
ACCOUNT NAME:JAMES FRANCIS WELLS






PLEASE YOU ARE ADVISED TO RECONFIRM TO THE OFFICE OF DR HOWARD MILLER OF CITI BANK LONDON, AND CLARIFY TO HIM THAT YOU HAVE AUTHORIZED THE ABOVE SAID PERSON TO CLAIM YOUR FUNDS, AND YOU WILL HAVE TO GIVE A POWER OF ATTORNEY TO THE CITI BANK LONDON TO COMPLY WITH THE APPLICATION ORDER.THE SERIOUSNESS OF CORRUPTION AMONG THE OFFICIALS OF MOST COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AFRICA IS AT ITS CLIMAX, HENCE HER ROYAL MAJESTY,THE QUEEN ELIZABETH OF ENGLAND UK, QUEEN ELIZABETH (GCFR) IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DELEGATED OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED NATIONS HAS MANDATED THE CITI BANK LONDON" TO PAY A PART PAYMENT OF US$12.5 MILLION IN FAVOUR OF FILE#: CITI/ATM/CBX/021/11, FROM YOUR OVERDUE INHERITANCE CONTRACT FUNDS. THE CITI BANK WILL SEND YOU A DIGITAL ATM CARD WHICH YOU WILL USE TO WITHDRAW YOUR MONEY IN ANY ATM MACHINE IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD, WITH MAXIMUM WITHDRAWAL OF $20,000 DAILY. SO IF YOU WILL LIKE TO RECEIVE YOUR FUNDS VIA THIS CONVENIENT AND SECURED WAY, THEN KINDLY CONTACT
THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR (CITI BANK), FINANCIAL SECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT.
PLEASE QUOTE FILE NUMBER DURING CONTACT#: CITI/ATM/CBX/021/09.
CONTACT DETAILS:





DR. MR. HOWARD MILLER
DEPUTY GOVERNOR, FINANCIAL SECTOR SURVEILLANCE
CITI BANK OF LONDON.
HOWEVER, WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE DELAY IN RE-ORGANIZING THESE SYSTEMS, AND EQUALLY THE INCONVENIENCES THIS DELAY MIGHT HAVE CAUSED YOU AND YOUR COMPANY IN THE VERY RECENT TIMES. OUR VISION IS TO ENCOURAGE FOREIGN INVESTORS BY CREATING SUITABLE AND ENABLING ENVIROMENT FOR INVESTMENT WITHIN THE SHORES OF AFRICA GENERALLY.MORE IMPORTANTLY, DO COMPLETE AND SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO CONFIRM AND UPDATE YOUR RECORDS TO FACILITATE YOUR PAYMENT.




1) CONFIRM YOUR FULL NAME.
2) CONFIRM YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS.
3) CONFIRM YOUR PHONE, FAX AND MOBILE PHONE NUMBERS.
4) CONFIRM YOUR PROFESSION, AGE & MARITAL STATUS.
5) CONFIRM NATIONALITY.




(THE ABOVE INFORMATIONS ARE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CONVIENCE) YOU ARE WARNED, IN YOUR OWN INTEREST; STOP FURTHER COMMUNICATION WITH ANY INSTITUTION, OFFICES OR PERSONS CLAIMING TO HAVE RELEVANCE TO THE PAYMENT OF YOUR OVERDUE FUNDS OUT-SIDE THE CITI BANK.NOTE: TO AVOID MISAPPROPRIATION AND IMPERSONATION, YOU ARE HEREBY GIVEN A CODE OF CONDUCT REFERENCE NUMBER: CITI/ATMSCXX0X5X7X5X09. YOU MUST INDICATE YOUR CODE OF CONDUCT REFERENCE NUMBER: CITI/ATMSCXX0X5X7X5X09 WHEN CONTACTING THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, FINANCIAL SECTOR SURVEILLANCE, CITI BANK.







BEST REGARDS,
SIR. JAMES FREEMAN
CHAIRMAN ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS ISSUES.

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