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We regret to inform you that the delivery of your shipment has been suspended for the following reason.
1. In line with new laws, items transiting through the EU are to be fully taxed and are subject to postal inspection by transiting postal authorities. Concluding the inspection on the package it has been ascertained that adequate duties was not paid on the package.
Your name and email address were on the package for contact details.
Under new laws any package transiting through the EU is liable to full duties payment. The sender did pay the appropriate courier fee but did not pay adequate duties on the package .We therefore requesting you pay full duty for the coverage of (?)119 Euros which is equivalents to $162 whoever kindly get back immediately within 24 hours to enable us commence the shipment, you are obligated to pay the duties on the contents of the package ATM CARD and other items attached to it, You should therefore contact your assigned claims Officer on the payment duty, where your package is currently being held to enable commence the shipment,
Viw the WESTERN UNION for the payment== information
1. Office Receiver===PETER LEE
2. COUNTRY===BENIN REPUBLIC/ CITY COTONOU
3. QUESTION======HOW LONG
5. AMOUNT=======$162 USD
Note: The Duty coverage fees are payable to any authorities through your assigned claims Officer UPS®
Your old tracking number has been suspended due to non payment of tax. When making contact with your assigned claims officer via email or phone please quote reference Z195156475L12, The status of your package can be tracked as soon as payment has been confirmed and new tracking detains will be sent to you, the old one is suspended.
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