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

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.

Capital One London Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers
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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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  • November 5, 2020 at 2:23 AM by an anonymous user from: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    Same here I received an email saying I won but I can see this is just a scam

  • July 23, 2020 at 4:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    I was convinced that this isn't a fraud/scam but been to use common sense and realized that this is a scam indeed, how can one win lotto without betting? I so much thank you

  • August 23, 2019 at 3:39 AM by an anonymous user from: Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

    Same here. I have received the very same email in South Africa too.

  • August 12, 2019 at 1:59 PM by an anonymous user from: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    true, l received the same email and researched to check if its fraud,thank you for this info.

  • August 9, 2019 at 3:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

    I have also received this e mail in South Africa. I do truly believe this is a scam. Johan

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