If you received this email below, this is a scam and you should delete it instantly.
Do not ever open up any emails like this and be sure to warn your friends and family about these scams. You might be surprised to know that many elderly people fall for these and that means your mom or dad or grandparents could lose a ton of money if you don’t take the time to educate your loved ones by letting them know about these scams.
Below is the actual email that I received so that you can see what it looks like.
The World Bank Africa
Yakubu Gowon Crescent
From the Desk of World Bank Group,a resolution was reached with all banks in Africa to release all pending transaction fund/Compensation fund to their respectful beneficiaries or relatives,you are in the pay-roll.
Your payment has been set aside for collection ,which will be made available to you as soon as apply for the collection of this fund.
To apply for this collection of this fund,You are hereby advise to request for the application form for the processing of your fund .
Your response will be forwarded to your appointed Solicitor ,whom will represent you and brief you on how to conclude this transaction.
Wolrd Bank Group
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