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The "Barclays Bank Plc United Kingdom Inheritance" Scam Created by Scammers

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The "Barclays Bank Plc United Kingdom Inheritance" Scam Created by Scammers

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Online users, please be on the lookout for fake Barclays Bank emails like the one below, which claim you have received an inheritance worth thousands of dollars. The fake emails are advanced fee scams are being sent by online scammers to their potential victims. This scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

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A "Barclays Bank Plc United Kingdom Inheritance" Phishing Scam

From: MR TIM COOPER <test@bw-china.com.cn>

Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:39:59 AM

Subject: Re: FUND OF $12,500,000.00USD CLAIM IN YOUR ABSENT

Attention Beneficiary,

I know that this letter will be a surprising one to you....Firstly, I will like to introduce myself formally as Mr.Tim Copper , The bank Area Director of The BARCLAY'S BANK PLC UNITED KINGDOM, You are been officially contacted by me beRe: FUND OF $12,500,000.00USD CLAIM IN YOUR ABSENTcause your Inheritance Funds were Re-deposited into the "UK" Suspense Account" of BARCLAY'S BANK PLC UNITED KINGDOM, last week, because you did not Claim your funds as the Rightful beneficiary in our Corresponding bank.

Well known to all. This morning at about (9:00am Standard Pacific Time), I was alerted by my Secretary that Three men were at my Office Reception waiting to see me and so I told my Secretary to let them in.

I had to ask them why they came to see me in person and they said that they were here to Collect the Inheritance Bill Sum of$12,500,000.00USD) which rightfully Belongs to you, on your behalf.

These foreigners actually claimed this beyond reasonable doubts. At this development I asked them who authorized them to come down to United Kingdom for the Collection of this Payment and they told me that you asked them to come and collect this Funds on your Behalf. In-fact this was the biggest shock that this Bank have ever received so far because your Inheritance Funds is still in the UK Suspense Account of

Barclay's Bank, yet you sent these men to come and collect this Funds on your behalf without notifying us. We in this Bank do not understand why you sent these men to come and Claim your Funds on your behalf.

Kindly clarify us on this issue before we make this Payment to these foreigners whom came on your behalf. In receipt of this confidential Letter, you are required to call email this bank.

Thanks,

Mr. Tim Copper,

Area Director, Barclay's Bank

United Kingdom.

Tel: +44-706-114-000

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