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Beware of "Your ATM Master Card Is Ready" Phishing Scam

2016-08-13T19:06:37 -  +
Beware of "Your ATM Master Card Is Ready" Phishing Scam

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

From: "eric9188@netvigator.tw"
Sent: Monday, August 1, 2016 12:26 AM

Attn:Payment Notification
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 name
You’re country
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,
Phone number: +229 6855 0783
Email address :deliverycompay2@gmail.com
ATM CARD; Federal Republic of Benin West Africa

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  • Posted: 2017-06-22T23:22:41 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- Forwarded Message --
    From: Dr Bright Chrisom
    Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:57 AM

    Dear Customer

    I sent your ATM MASTER CARD worth sum of [USD$12.900.000] as we agreed through DHL Company and the Tracking Number is: 1059858951. Type: www.dhl.com then insert the Tracking number for confirmation.This morning
    I tracked the Number and found Clearance Delay in it, so I decided to contact the DHL Company and know what its. I was told by the DHL

    you need to provide sum of USD$ 39.00 for Clearance Certificate so that the same will be forwarded to DHL Head Office in your City for Clearance.

    I want you to act accordingly by sending the fee today and get your ATM CARD cleared from DHL Company in your City. The DHL Manager assured me that within 45-minutes of obtaining this Clearance Certificate from Custom Office here you must confirm your ATM CARD while your ATM CARD Pincode is:
    8684 and immediately you confirm the Card you will start using it.

    Here is the Dhl Company Contact
    Addres No,9 ste vill nowvel Cotonou
    Phone Number 229 9969 7970

    You are advised to send the Clearance Charge through money gram Money
    Transfer to the following name:

    Receiver's Name: UDOKA MGBATA
    Receiver's Country:Benin
    Receiver's City: Cotonou
    Test Question: How Long
    Test Answer: 45 Minutes.
    Amount: $39.00

    Kindly Track the above DHL Tracking number for confirmation while I will be waiting for your immediate reply.

    Thank You for being patient.
    Mr.Bright Chisom.
    Atm Depatment Offcer"