From a reader. ¬†Another advance fee fraud – it’s a fraud and it asks for an advance fee. ¬†Just delete the email and don’t fall for the scam.

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs
Washington , DC 20520 UPDATE
THIS E-MAIL IS ONLY FOR THE OWNER OF THIS E-MAIL ADDRESSBeneficiary/Owner number 2661428, We write to inform you that your package with reference number 2661428 has been in IMPEX COURIER UNITED KINGDOM facility custody waiting for resolutions of the clearance to further the delivery to your delivery address.. We have been waiting for you to contact us regarding your consignment box which IMPEX COURIER suppose to deliver to you which was on hold by US Department of State Bureau and requesting for clearance certificate which will be obtain from the origination of the consignment box before it will be released from London, United Kingdom. After the meeting held with the Government of Benin Republic, it was resolved that the delivery of your consignment to you address must be complete within two (2) working days upon your compliance to our directives; You should send the sum of $105.00 to obtain the needed clearance certificate from Benin Republic. The clearance charges which was initially on the high price has been cut down by the US Embassy in Benin Republic considering the poor economic situations that make it difficult for the middle class citizens to meet up with the clearance of their entitlement. We will upon the confirmation of your clearing charge assign our Diplomat Agent (Prince Dickson) to travel to United Kingdom and collect your package and proceed with the delivery. Meanwhile you are advice to reconfirm the below information upon contacting us to avoid delivery to wrong person. 1- Your Full Name 2- Your Delivery Address 3- Your Contact Telephone Number4- Your Occupation 5- Your Identification (Passport number or ID Card number) Once you notify us with the above information we will release your consignment to you, You can contact us with the following information, Contact person: Hon. Jeffery JainEmail: ( ) Note that you are expected to pay only $105.00 for clearance certificate and you are to pay it to Benin Republic as the origination of the package in favour of mr. as our accountant officer in Benin Republic Send the $105.00 through western union once you receive this mail with the information below for immediate release of your package, Receivers Name:====Onwujekwe Edwin.Country/City:=======Benin Republic/CotonouTest Question:=======what cityAnswer: ===========cotonouAmount:===========$105.00 Once you send the money, try to notify us with the MTCN for easy pick up and for immediate action on the release of your consignment. Note that any unclaimed consignment will be return to IMPEX Office in Benin after 7 days.So you are urgently advised to comply with our directives so that we will release your consignment. Yours Sincerely Hon. Jeffery Jain.