ATM Card Payment Approval Advance-Fee Scams

ATM Card Payment Approval Advance-Fee Scams

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Online users, beware of emails like the one below, which claim that you have been approved for an ATM card and they should send your personal information in order to receive the card. The fake emails are advance-fee scams being sent by online scammers to their potential victims. An advance-fee 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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An "ATM Card Payment Approval" Advance-Fee Scam

From: Dr.Ben Lucas <drbenlucas08@arion.ocn.ne.jp>

Date: Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 9:53 PM

Subject: Attention Dear Beneficiary:

Attention Dear Beneficiary:

How are you?well i have to inform you that your payment has been approve,through Atm Card which will be send to you.I will meet the minister of finance by Tomorrow to discuss on how i can obtain your Atm Card,kindly provide me your mobile phone and your home address. i will call you as soon as i finalize with them in this regard as soon it given to me i will attach you the the copy so that you can view it before going to Dhl to Register your parcel to you.

I want you to make sure your address you are sending to me is correct because that is what i will submit to Dhl .You should keep fee of your Atm Card delivery which i know that is around $245,00 for Dhl delivery of your parcel to your door step.I too will update you by tomorrow as soon as i finalize with the Cbn Governor and With the Minister of Finance .

Note that you fund worth of twelve million and eight hundred thousend united state dollars($12.8m) will be process as soon as you provide your data.

Thank you and i wait for your response now.

(1) your full name

(2) your full address

(3) your direct telephone number.

My Regards.

Dr.Ben Lucas

Manager, Foreign Operation ATM Card Dept

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  • Feb 23, 2019 at 9:44 AM by an anonymous user from Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States

    I have received this email msg twice in the last 24 hours. Not sure what they want, or what they are looking for. Has anyone else seen this? Is this a new scam?


  • Feb 22, 2019 at 9:26 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

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    To cancel the termination request reply to this mail.

    All files on your Gmail mail including (Inbox, Sent, Spam, Trash, Draft) will be deleted and access to your Gmail™ mail account will be Denied.

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