Beware of "Your ATM Master Card Is Ready" Phishing Scam
Aug 13, 2016
The email message below with the subject: "Your ATM Master Card Is Ready ," which claims there is an ATM Visa Card that contains millions of dollars that is ready for the recipients, is a phishing scam. Recipients of the fake email message should not respond to it with their personal information or any other information that is requested by the senders. The fake email message was sent by scammers/cyber-criminals. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers/cyber-criminals to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal and financial information, which the same scammers will use afterwards, to trick the recipients into sending them their money and financial information.
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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 Phishing Email Message
Sent: Monday, August 1, 2016 12:26 AM
Subject: YOUR ATM MASTER CARD IS READY
This is to bring your notice that,I have paid the re_activation fee
and the delivery of your ATM MASTER CARD,I paid it because the ATM
MASTER CARD 4.5 million inside has less than three days to expire
and when it expires,the money inside will go in to government purse.
with that i decided to help you pay the money so that the ATM MASTER
CARD will not expire,because I know that when you get your ATM MASTER
CARD definitely you must pay me back for helping you.
Now i want you to send your full delivery information
You’re home address
You’re Tel phone number
include your ID Card
to UPS delivery company so that they can deliver your ATM card
The only thing you have to pay is the keeping fee charges,which is $105 only.
Contact person: MR JERRY LEO,
UPS DELIVERY COMPANY
Phone number: +229 6855 0783
Email address :email@example.com
MR JOHN EMERSON
ATM CARD; Federal Republic of Benin West Africa
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