Bank of America, United Nation & Secretary of the Treasury Scam - "Dear Esteemed Customer"
March 4, 2015
The email message below with the subject: "Dear Esteemed Customer," 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 the recipients to receive payments via their ATM VISA card.
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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
Fwd: Dear Esteemed Customer,
Date: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: Dear Esteemed Customer,
Bank of America
Branch & ATM -0.41 miles
Las Olas 401 East Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33301
Tel: +1 910-835-0640
Fax: +1 757-677-4701
Dear Esteemed Customer,
This is to let you know that we have received an instruction from the United Nation by orders of the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America to release your Approved payment of US$10.5Million Dollars via ATM VISA CARD which you will use to withdraw your US$10.5Million Dollars from any ATM Machine in any part of the world. This fund was part of the lodged Late President Muammar Al-Gaddafi of Libya discovery fund with us JPMorgan Chase Bank USA, which the JPMorgan Chase Bank have decided to distribute it generously to help few lucky individuals,and the European Union is in agreement with the U.S Government to distribute the fund to 700 hundred thousand people in America, Europe & Asia and Africa in other to help improve their businesses.
I am pleased to Inform you that your ATM VISA CARD number 527478364 4673648 748; has been approved and upgraded in your favor this morning. The amount upgraded in the ATM CARD is US$10.5Million Dollars. Right now, Invitation have been extended to you to come to our office here in Florida at (Las Olas 401 East Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale FL 33301) for collection of your ATM VISA CARD so that you can activate it by yourself and start withdrawing funds from any ATM Machine in the country but the amount you can withdraw in a day is $10,000, as we have programmed it.
So, if you cannot come to Bank of America Florida for collection of your ATM VISA CARD, you must therefore kindly go right now to western union and send this shipment and insurance fee of US$150.00 via Western Union Money transfer with the details below And write your MTCN number down and your sender name below down the details
Receiver's Name. Joann Pickett
As soon as the fee is received, we shall immediately dispatch your ATM VISA CARD to you and it will take only 2 days to arrive to your address to enable you start withdrawing funds that same day from any ATM machine nearest to you.
Yours in service.
Mrs Mary Peters
ATM CARD MANAGER,
Bank Of America Florida
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