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Beware of "Letter From World Bank Online Department" Scam

2018-02-17T05:40:22 -  +
Beware of "Letter From World Bank Online Department" Scam

Online users, if you have received emails like the one below, purporting to be from the "World Bank International" or World Bank Group asking you to go to a website and sign-in with the username and password provided, please do not follow the instructions in the same email. This is because the emails are fakes being sent by online scammers, who are attempting to trick potential victims into visiting a phishing website that steals online account credentials (usernames and passwords).

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The "Letter From World Bank Online Department" Scam

From: "WORLD BANK INTERNATIONAL PLC" <[email protected]>

Sent: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 9:53

Subject: LETTER FROM WORLD BANK ONLINE DEPARTMENT

WORLD BANK INTERNATIONAL PLC

Headquarters 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA.

Phone Number ( +1 202 852-2007)

Attention Dear Esteemed Customer ,

Congratulation for the successfully of Opening of your None Residence Online Banking Account system where you can transfer your total funds of $10.5 Million USD direct into your nominated Bank account

Below is your Online Banking Account details, Kindly Click: hxxp://worldbkgp.tk our website And then click login to login to your Non Residence Online Banking account with your Non Residence Online Banking Account and password below

Account Number For Your Login :::::: 1273918977

Password for your login :::::

Login and click Money Transfer and then fill your account number where to transfer your total funds of $10.5 Million USD to complete your transfer online

Kindly update us immediately the transfer is completed

THANK YOU FOR BANKING WITH US .

Sincerely.

Mr. JIM YOUNG KIM

PRESIDENT OF WORLD BANK

The link or website address in the fraudulent email goes to the following fake website: hxxp://worldbkgp.tk. Therefore, online users are asked not to visiting the same website.

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  • Posted: 2018-05-01T13:45:17 by an anonymous user from or near: Lomita, California, United States

    Just now received the below email.

    "Dear Valued Beneficiary (Last reminder).

    On behalf of the World Bank, the United Nations (UN), the United States
    Treasury Department, The International Criminal Police Organization,
    ICPO or INTERPOL, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central
    Intelligence Agency (CIA), it has been identified that you were in
    several contacts with people in various EU Countries, United States of
    America, United Kingdom-London, Malaysia, entire Africa Region,
    the entire Asia Countries and the entire Middle East without you knowing
    their operating locations.

    The World Bank has pledged that all scam reconciliation payment should
    be made by a reputable bank via any chosen/preferred payment method.
    After a judicial review by the World Bank and the G20 Summit. The United
    Nations have carried out a judicial due diligence and we hereby confirm
    that these impostors operates with false promises by the form of fake
    diplomatic services, fake online banking system, fake lawyers, fake
    intimate online dating love and fake security firms/companies.

    Consequently, the UN has by virtue of this constitutional power and
    authority wish to inform you that the sum of (One Million, Five Hundred
    Thousand United State Dollars Only) will be paid to you with the view of
    making sure that you receive this fund, via a scam compensation
    agreement once we ascertain your bonafide status that you have lost
    money through any means mentioned above.

    For effective compensation processing, we want you to reconfirm the
    following information ASAP:-

    1) Your full names.
    2) Your telephone and fax numbers.
    3) Your secured address for the delivery of your Visa ATM Debit Card.

    Once we receive information above, we shall advise you accordingly.

    We await your urgent attention.

    JOHN GLENNON,
    PAYMENT COORDINATOR."

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  • Posted: 2018-03-27T10:35:44 by an anonymous user from or near: Costa Mesa (2), California, United States

    Amazing what scammers will think of next. Even the cofounder of Apple was hit by one.

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