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"Capital One London" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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"Capital One London" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The fake "Capital One London" 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 "Capital One London" Advance-Fee Scam

Subject: Kindly complete the attached form and get back to us

From: Capital One London

Good day,

Your email was received; we’ve been authorized to process and transfer your funds to you. In other to process your funds, you are advised to complete the attached form, and email it back to us with copy of your identification.

As soon as the dully completed form is received, we will immediately setup a special online account for you with our bank. The special account will temporarily hold your funds for onward transfer to your account in your country; due to the new EU monetary regulations, this is the only way to successfully transfer your funds to you.

Best regards,

Names: Mr. Bryan Burke

Foreign Operations

Tel: +44-745-201-3936

Fax: +44-709-284-9794

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