"Citi Bank of America" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers

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The fake "Citi Bank of America" email below is a fake and 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.

Citi Bank of America Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers
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A "Citi Bank of America" Advance-Fee Scam

From: <morrisike85@yahoo.com>

Date: Mon, Jul 1, 2019, 5:13 PM

Subject: Attention Attention Beneficiary!!!

WELCOME TO CITI BANK OF AMERICA.

1217 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta GA 30310 , United States.

TO YOUR ATTENTION!

This is to inform you that a compensation payment in the amount of US$5,000,000.00 (Five Million United State Dollars) was legally approved and deposited few days ago in our Bank, Citi Bank Branch Office here in Atlanta Georgia United States, and it was deposited in your name by the foreign debts settlement/compensation committee of the Executive Directors Of World Bank Group in conjunction with the European Union Board Of Directors, and they instructed us to credit this fund direct to your private bank account with immediate effect, Meanwhile, the good news about your fund now is that your compensation payment file with some of the legal documents backing this fund has been forwarded to the US Department of State and the United Nations for final approval, And we shall proceed with the transfer immediately we hear from you because we were mandated to transfer this fund to you as one of the beneficiary whose the name is listed in the World Bank foreign debts settlement/compensation payment file.

However, Please note that Citi Bank have decided and agreed together to send this payment to you by either bank wire transfer, online bank or by ATM means depending the option you would prefer to receive this fund for security purpose, so you are therefore advised to quickly get back to the management of this bank and let us know the option you choose to have your fund credited into your account to enable us proceed with the claim process of your fund.

We wait your immediate response with your information below to enable this bank proceeds immediately with the transfer of your fund as we were directed.

Full Name:

Home Address:

Age/Occupation:

Valid Phone number:

Country/State United

Kindly get back to us by reconfirming your full information.

Thank you, God Bless America.

Mr. John Williams

Director Of Foreign Remittance Department.

Citi Bank Atlanta Georgia United States

Welcome to Citibank of America

1217 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta GA 30310 , United States.

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  • September 30, 2019 at 3:22 AM by an anonymous user from: Santa Ana, California, United States

    Hello I received the above message in it's entirety with one exception it states to contact managent at Citibank 3775 bluff Hernando, Mississippi, USA SENT FROM A JOHN WILLIAMS

    EMAIL

    johnwilliams0040@AOL.com

    morrisike85@yahoo.com

    when I look up

    Citibank.com/locations.. it shows a Citibank at that location with the bank hours as well as a bank phone number however when I Google Earth the above address it shows a large house/? With a tag off to one side saying Sid's grocery store but I find no Citibank as listed on the citibank.com website at that location on Google Earth... I have responded to this John Williams through email saying for him to provide undeniable proof and legitimate information that I cant take to the citibank nearest to me to verify the contents of your email to me then proceed with the payment transfer. Thank you. hat he is who he says he is to me, before I contact the management or anyone else at that phone number or address on the citibank.com website.

    He responded with...

    What exactly proof do you need? Please don't forget to fill the requested information because it is very important to avoid wrong delivery or transfer of funds, ok..

    That is the entire conversation I have made no other attempt to communicate

    But I find it odd that citibank.com shows the above address as a real Citibank location

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