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This is a standard type of advance fee fraud message, sent this week to thousands or tens of thousands of random people around the world. (Read more about how advance fee frauds work.) If you make the mistake of replying to “Gibson Radford” you’ll find that you have to pay a “transfer fee” or a “charity tax” or some such thing before he can release your (non-existent) fortune, and if you make the bigger mistake of paying this advance fee, “Gibson” will disappear with your money, never to be heard from again.
Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2015
From: “Mr. Gibson Radford” firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Your first Payment of $5000 usd is approved to sent to you
Your first Payment of $5000 usd is approved to sent to you today,So kindly reconfirm your receiver’s name information to the money gram office for the approval of your fund payment of($2.700`000`00USD) to be sign and release to you immediately you send the information below to them:Note that your payment files will be returned to the IMF within 24 hours if we did not hear from you, this was the instruction given to us by the IMF.
Phone Number: _____________
Contact money gram office (( MGramwireTransfer@foxmail.com )) Our money gram office will release your payment to you and the maximum amount you will receive each day from today is $5000 usd daily until the funds complete Transferred. Once we receive your information.the transfer will commence.the IMF compensating all mail address and your name is listed one of the approved to pay sum of fund.
Mr. Gibson Radford
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