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"Citi Bank Group" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers

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"Citi Bank Group" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers

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The fake "Citi Bank Group" 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.

A "Citi Bank Group" Advance-Fee Scam

From: Mr. Brad Jerome Hughes <info@citibankgroup.org>

Date: August 8, 2019 at 2:38:26 AM MST

Subject: THIS IS VERY URGENT, DID YOU INSTRUCT MR JOHN T. KEHOE TO RECIEVE YOUR MONEY?

Reply-To: citibangrouporg@usa.com

Citi Bank Group

399 Park Avenue, NY,

New York 10022

Dear beneficiary,

This is very urgent and your attention is needed.

In our office sometime last month, One Mr. John T. Kehoe of 1200 Fitch Way, Sacramento, CA. 95864 filed an application contrary to your Pending fund transfer. The above mentioned person visited this Bank yesterday with a power of attorney given in his favor by your good self, granting him the benefit to process and claim your inheritance of $15,000,000.00(Fifteen Million United States Dollars Only) for personal reasons.

He further Stated that the online account be terminated while the fund should be wired to his Bank account with Bank of America, Routing Number 121000358. We have asked Mr. John T. Kehoe to come back to the Bank within 48hours to enable us have a personal confirmation from you, being hitherto the beneficiary.

Our office needs to know:

1. Did you instruct one Mr. John T. Kehoe of 1200 Fitch way, Sacramento, CA. 95864, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf?

2. Did you sign any 'Deed of Assignment' in his favor thereby making him the current beneficiary?

We are sorry to have delayed your instruction in giving out this fund since we must adhere to the procedures of this honorable bank by making sure this request is verified and confirmed by the beneficiary and his existing attorney. i advise you contact me very urgent through cit bank official bank email address as listed below: citibangrouporg@usa.com

Your confirmation to the above will be appreciated. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Best Regards

Yours sincerely

OFFICIALLY SIGNED.

Mr. Brad Jerome Hughes.

Remittance Director

Citi Bank Group.

Direct phone: +1(202) 792-2060

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"Citi Bank Group" Advance-fee Scam Sent by Scammers