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This is a short version of a common type of scam: the “abandoned bank account” scam. The scammer, posing as a bank official, has found a bank account full of money that was owned by a foreigner who is now deceased. If you’ll just stand in as next-of-kin, he’ll split the money with you. Alas, there really is no abandoned account and no deceased customer — there’s only a scammer trying to pick your pocket.
Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2015
From: Tony Burk email@example.com
Hello, I am Tony Burk, CFO of Lloyds Bank United Kingdom. It concerns a deposit by a late customer of my bank(Felix) who passed declaring no beneficiary. We can get rich by working together. Respond if interested so i can give more details on the subject. Regards, Tony. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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