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The "Reserve Bank of South Africa" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The "Reserve Bank of South Africa" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The fake "Reserve Bank of South Africa" 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 impersonating the real person and who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. 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.

A "Reserve Bank of South Africa" Advance-Fee Scam

From: FBI OFFICE <test@cozumpark.com.tr>

Date: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 8:22 PM

Subject: FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division

FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Federal Bureau Of Investigation

J.Edgar Hoover Building

935 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw

Washington, D.C. 20535-0001

ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY

This e-mail has been issued to you in order to Officially inform you that we have completed an investigation on an International Payment in which was issued to you by International Lottery Company. With the help of our newly developed technology (International Monitoring Network System) we discovered that your e-mail address was automatically selected by an Online Balloting System,this has legally won you the sum of $2.4million USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT.

Normally, it will take up to 5 business days for an INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the world winded, so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $2.4million USD has been deposited with IMF. We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited with IMF you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Washington Dc According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for the following,

(1) Deposit Fee's ( IMF INTERNATIONAL CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE )

(2) Shipping Fee's ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your home address)

The total amount for everything is $150.00 USD We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $150.00 USD should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been deposited to IMF and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the required fee's to the Agent in-charge of this transaction In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge ( Mrs.Georgina Rowland ) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:

CONTACT AGENT NAME: Mrs.Georgina Rowland

PHONE NUMBER: +1917-391-1894

Email; imfofficewa@aol.com

You will be required to e-mail her with the following information:

FULL NAME:

ADDRESS:

CITY:

STATE:

ZIP CODE:

DIRECT CONTACT NUMBER:

OCCUPATION:

You will also be required to request Western Union or Money Gram details on how to send the required $150.00 USD in order to immediately ship your prize of $2.4million USD via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT from IMF, also include the following transaction code in order for her to identify this transaction :EA2948-910.

This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau Of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $150.00 USD ONLY to Mrs.Georgina Rowland via information in which he shall send to you,

Federal Bureau of Investigation F B I

Yours in Service,Christopher A. Wray,

Director Office of Public Affairs, F B I

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