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Barrister Johnson Omotola
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Subject: Please get in touch with me/////////// Pete Moss
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 20:07:48 +0900 (JST) (07:07 EDT)
JOHNSON OMOTOLA CHAMBERS & ASSOCIATES.
13,Rue Des Haoussas
Dear Pete Moss,
am Barrister Johnson Omotola, a solicitor at law,personal attorney to
Mr.P.A.Moss,a national Of your country, who used to work with Shell
Development Company in Republic of Togo. Here in after shall be
referred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2004, my client,his wife
and their only daughter were involved in auto crash along ecowas
express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there
lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy here to
locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved
After these several unsuccessful attempts,I
decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member
of his family hence I contacted you.I have contacted you to assist in
repartrating the fund valued at US$7.5 million left behind by my client
before it gets confisicated or declared unserviceable by the Global
Save Security Company in Lome, Togo where this huge amount was
deposited in a trunk box with other treasures..
security company has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or
have his account confisicated within the next twenty one official
working days but they dont know the content of the box. Since I have
been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2years now, I seek
the consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased since you
have the same last names, so that the proceeds of this account can be
paid to you.
Therefore, on receipt of your positive
response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for
transfer.I have all necessary information and legal documents needed to
back you up for claim. All I require from you is your honest
cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that
this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect
you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me through
this email for more details.
Hope to hear from you.
Barrister Johnson Omotola
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