The fake "Bank Benin Your ATM Visa Card" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information by impersonating someone else. 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.
The "Bank Benin Your ATM Visa Card" Advance-Fee Scam
From: MR. JOHN YOUNG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 6:26 AM
Subject: YOUR ATM VISA CARD
I have register your Cheque .But the manager of Bank Benin told me that before
the check will get to you that it will expire. So i told him to cash Fund
US$3.8 Millions through ATM VISA CARD all the necessary arrangement of
delivering the ATM was made with DELIVERY COURIER COMPANY.
Contact Them with information
This is the information they need to delivery your parcel to you.
1.YOUR FULL NAME.
2.YOUR HOME ADDRESS.
3.YOUR TELEPHONE AND CELL PHONE NUMBER.