The following information appears as a scam warning for consumers to avoid.
The following email is circulating and you should not respond to it. Warn others as well. It is an effort to get your personal information or require you to pay money.
From: “Dr.Andrew Christian”
Subject: Your Immediate ATM DEBIT Cash Card Payment Notification
Reply-To: [email protected]
This is to inform you that your Name and your contact details was given To this office In Respect Of Your outstanding payment Owed To You which you have not been able to receive despite your considerable efforts to receive your payment and after been cleared by the authorized Financial regulatory bodies, It was also discovered that some unscrupulous individuals aiming to frustrating all your efforts have removed some vital documents from your payment file.
After much strict scrutiny on your file, we discovered that some top government officials especially in banks are working against your interest in this case.
So To forestall any further atrocious act against you, we have decided to settle your payment through Our Swift Card Payment Centers, That Is The Latest Instruction From Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) This Card Center Will Send To You An ATM DEBIT function Card Which You Will Use To Withdraw Your Fund In Any ATM Machine In Any Part Of The World ANY TIME ANYWHERE YOU WANT, So If You Like To Receive Your Fund In This Way, Please Contact Our ATM CARD Director – Dr. Samuel Timothy On His Contact Details Below.
Please, In Order To Receive Your Fund Through Our ATM DEBIT FUNCTION CARD, You Are Now Required To Contact Our ATM CARD Director – Dr. Samuel Timothy On His Contact Details Below And Also Send Him Your Following Information As Listed Below
1. Full Name,
2. Phone and Fax Number:
3. Address Were You Want Them To Send The ATM Card To
We have been mandated by the ECOWAS Parliament to Issue Out $21.7m US DOLLARS in your favor this fiscal year 2012.
Also For Your Information, You Have To Stop Any Further Communication With Any Other Person (S) Or Office(S) To Avoid Any Further Hitches In Receiving Your Payment.
Note That Because Of Impostors, We Hereby Issued Our Code Of Conduct, Which Is (X) So You Have To Indicate This Code When Contacting The Card Center By Using It As Your Subject.
Here Below Is The Director Of The Card Center Contact details, You Have to Contact Him Now and supply Him Your Contact Details As Listed Above For Them To Send Your ATM CARD In Amount Of $21.7m To You Without Any Delay;
GOD BLESS YOU.
International Settlement Dept.
Oceanic bank international plc..
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