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From: Equity Bank PLC <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 23 May 2018 13:09
Subject: This is to inform you
EQUITY BANK PLC GHANA
NO 67 KOFI ANNAN ROAD,NEAR MARKET
PHONE: +233-553-630723 / +233-265-503608 / +233-303-931466
This is to inform you that we are the paying bank directed by yahoo beta mail promotion to pay you,You can transfer your prize funds worth $500,000.00 by your self from our data transfer website by following below instructions.
visit our website www.ebghonlineplc.com at the top of our website, click on Internet Banking, click (LOG ON) to log into your secured online account with the below details or login from here www.ebghonlineplc.com/Equity%20iBanking.php
User Name: 097987760056
Under Account Summary in your secured online account,click on TRANSFER.
Follow below instructions to make your online transfer.
From Account Type - Select Current A/C
To Account Number - Type in your account number correctly
Amount to transfer - Type in amount 500,000.00 and select the $ sign and if you don't have Dollar account select your currency or ( Other )
Bank Name - Type in your bank name
Beneficiary Name - Type in your name,your bank account name
Enter Your Email - Type in your email address where you will receive transfer slip/receipt immediately you complete online transaction in our website.
Routing Number from your bank - RN091100 Example
Swift Code from your bank - SC0JJF110 Example
IBAN Number - ( If Any )
Date - Current date in your country
Country - Select recipient country
Transaction Description - Due for transfer $500,000.00
Confirm the transaction - enter the characters displayed
Be sure you log out from your secured online account after account login/transfer and keep your account login details confidential, do not disclose your secured online account user/password to anyone for your funds $500,000.00 security purpose.
Because of authenticity and to further secure your account,If you do not make the online E-banking transfer to your account via our website within the next couple of days,we shall reset your password to avoid anyone else access into your secured online E-banking account in our website, which means a new password will be provided to you when you contact us to prevent Unauthorization and to ensure authentication measures.Follow the above instructions to make the transfer of your winning funds $500,000.00 into your account now without delay.
Our website automatically identifies ($-USD) Dollar currency bank account and any other currency bank account in the world / local currency bank account.If you have local currency bank account in any country,enter the details and our website will identify the currency and automatically convert your $500,000.00 into your local currency and remit that into your Bank account and if you enter ($-USD) Dollar currency bank account in our website,our website will identify and remit your $500,000.00 into your ($-USD) Dollar currency bank account.
Funds transfer confirmation into your account takes 24/48 hours, in most countries 3 bank working days maximum you will receive confirmation from your bank that your $500,000.00 has been successfully paid into your account and ready for withdrawal.
Always LOG OUT from your secured online account after account login and keep your account login details confidential, do not disclose your secured online account user/password to anyone for your funds $500,000.00 security purpose.
Concerning our policy/Yahoo Beta Mail Promotion claims policy,which you are required to adhere to.You must keep your winning notification confidential do not tell anyone for security reasons until your funds $500,000.00 total is remitted/released to you through your chosen medium as violation of the herein policy may result to disqualification/cancellation of your prize funds.
DIRECTOR FUNDS REMITTANCE
& CASH TRANSFER DEPARTMENT
EQUITY BANK PLC.
Equity Bank Plc
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