Barr. Gabriel William
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From: GABRIEL WILLIAM <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Dear Friend/Please Get Back To Me
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 20:33:05 -0700 (23:33 EDT)
presume this letter will come to you as a surprise, but as things
unfold,we will know each other better. I will start by introducing
myself to you. My nameis Gabriel William a solicitor at law.
am writing in respect of a foreigner Mr. David Frenchman, who happens
to be my client an oil merchant and contractor who perished in a plane
crash of [EGYPTIAN CHARTER] with other passengers aboard on Red Sea
early on January 3 2004,shortlyafter taking off from the resort of
Sharm el-Sheikh, killing all the 135 passengers and 13 crew members
aboard asyou confirm it on the website below:
the demise of my client I personally have watched with keen interest to
see the next of kin but all has proved abortive as no one has come to
claim his funds of US$36.5m (Thirty Six Million Five Hundred Thousand
United States Dollar) the bank as no record of any next of kin.On this
note, I decided to seek for whom his name shall be used as his next of
kin so I have contacted you to assist in repatriating most especially,
the money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or
declared unserviceable by the bank where the huge deposits werelodged.
the BANK OF INDUSTRY LTD, where the deceased had an account valued at
about Usd36.5 million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the
Next of kin, or have the account confiscated.
I seek your
consent to present you as the Next of kin of the deceased,I need
somebody who is trustworthy and willing to assist me get the funds
transfered. Whcih the account which my late client operate is valued at
Usd36.5 million dollars can be paid to you, as my clients Next of Kin,
and then we can share the amount on a mutual agreed percentage.
legal documents to back up your claim as the deceased Next of Kin will
be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see
this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under
legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law
and you should endeavor to keep it confidential.
Please get in touch with me at email@example.com enable us discuss further about this transaction.
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