Phishing Scam - “Contact British High Commission For Your Scam Compensation”
Mar 5, 2015
The email message below with the subject: "Contact British High Commission For Your Scam Compensation," is fraudulent and you should not respond to it with your personal information. The email was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into sending money, which the scammers claim are advance fees needed in order for money to be transferred to the recipients' account.
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Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
The Fraudulent Email Message
From: britishhighcomissi firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 1:17 AM
Subject: CONTACT BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION FOR YOUR SCAM COMPENSATION
The BRITISH Commission Nigeria once more apologize for all the harms those scammed might have caused You and i will advise you to act fast on this process so that we can proceed immediately with the delivery of your scam re-compensation payment, as i am here to assist and direct you on how to receive your parcel immediately.
Meanwhile, you have to note that the compensation fund in question is $12,500,000 usd, do have a nice day and reconfirm the information below to avoid mistakes.
Yours in service,
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