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"African Union" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers

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"African Union" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers

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The fake "African Union" email below is an advance-fee 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. 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.

An "African Union" Advance-Fee Scam

From: African Union <auc.orgs@gmail.com>

Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2019 12:43 AM

Subject: Kindly Contact Your Payment Agent, MR. SOLOMON OKOH For Your ATM CARD

AFRICAN UNION HEADQUARTERS

P.O. Box 3243, Roosvelt Street

(Old Airport Area) W21K19

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

Attention Beneficiary,

This is our last and final email/notification regarding your payment via "Automated Teller Machine" (ATM CARD). I believe that you must have received my previous email and message forwarded to you regarding your fund [US$4,500,000.00] Four Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars, awarded to you as a compensation by the African Union (AU). However, it's my pleasure to remind and bringing to your notice once again over this matter. As a matter of fact, you are hereby advise to contact your payment agent, MR. SOLOMON OKOH from the "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) in order to claim, receive or deliver your ATM CARD to you immediately.

Once again, I'm hereby notifying you regarding your payment arrangements via "Automated Teller Machine" (ATM CARD). We noticed and realized that you have not yet received and claimed your fund via (ATM CARD) therefore we are using this privilege and opportunity to inform you once again that your ATM CARD has been duly processed by the "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) and now ready for your collection or immediate delivery to your address accordingly through the Courier service.

On behalf of the "African Union Commission" (AUC) I, Ms. Esther Azaa Tankou, Directorate of Information and Communication, AUC hereby notifying you once again regarding your fund/payment worth's of (US$4.5m) awarded to you as a "COMPENSATION" by this Commission and so you are advised to contact your Payment Agent, MR. SOLOMON OKOH from the "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) for collection of your ATM CARD or immediate delivery to your address. Note, your ATM CARD has been duly processed by the "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) and ready for immediate delivery to you therefore kindly contact your Payment Agent, MR. SOLOMON OKOH from the (GTBank) immediately upon receiving this notification in order to claim/deliver your ATM CARD to you accordingly as instructed.

Finally, you will receive your payment/fund (US$4,500,000.00) via an "Automated Teller Machine"(ATM VISA CARD) issued and processed by the "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank). Pls note, that your ATM CARD has already been processed, uploaded and now ready for immediate delivery to you. Therefore, you are advise to contact the Bank "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) in order to receive/deliver your ATM CARD to you immediately. Please kindly contact the (Atm Department Unit), "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) in the person of MR. SOLOMON OKOH so that your ATM CARD will be deliver to you as soon as possible.

Therefore, kindly contact MR. SOLOMON OKOH, operation Officer/Customer's Care (Atm Department Unit), "Guaranty Trust Bank" (GTBank) with the following information below,

Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Nigeria

Address: 635 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Office/Dept: Atm Department Unit

Contact Officer: MR. SOLOMON OKOH

E-mail: solomon.okoh22@gmail.com

Tel: +234-814-767-4660

Finally, do provide, reconfirm and forward the following details/information upon contacting (GTBank) so that your ATM CARD will be deliver to you immediately.

1) YOUR FULL NAME:

2) DELIVERY ADDRESS:

3) PHONE NUMBER:

4) VALID ID CARD:

Yours faithfully,

Ms. Esther Azaa Tankou

Directorate of Information and Communication

African Union Commission (AUC)

CONFIDENTIALITY: This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the named recipient, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose the contents to another person, use it for any purpose, or store or copy the information in any medium. Although this e-mail and any attachments are believed to be free from any virus or other defect which might affect any system into which they are opened or received, it is the responsibility of the recipient to check that they are virus free and that they will in no way affect systems and data. No responsibility is accepted by Framlingham College for any loss or damage arising in any way from their receipt, opening or use.

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"African Union" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers