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remotely similar to the scam published here or if you have
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send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Danny Ofori <email@example.com>
Subject: From Mr Paul
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 07:33:42 -0700 (PDT) (10:33 EDT)
got your contact from internet website. My name is Mr. PAUL OFORI.
from Republic of Ghana. I am a civil servant working with
Ministry of Agriculture in my country. I represent the Ministry
in sourcing and procurement of Livestock herbal medicines from
Based on my age, I will soon be retired, which
will affected my ability to handle this project. The Ministry of
Agriculture wants to appoint a new staff to replace me. And as such, I
do not want to submit the contact information of my supplier in
from your Country to the Ministry.
I am contacting you as
reliable individual, whom I will like to partner with me in order
to handle these noble transaction, on my behalf. I do not want the new
appointee to have direct contact with the main supplier in from your
country.. I intend to present you as the main supplier from your
I want you to represent my interest in your country as a
supplier of the herbs. I used to buy these herbs at the rate of $80 USD
for per sachet and I will later supply to the Ministry at the rate of
$170 USD per a sachet. Every month the ministry do order up to 3000 -
As I will direct you to the local dealer at Europe.
All you need to do, is to get the products direct from the local dealer
and then supply to our (BUYER) at Europe. It is on cash on
delivery(C.O.D). OUR BUYER WILL PAY YOU AT THE SPOT, IMMEDIATELY YOU
MADE THE SUPPLY TO HIM.
Upon your interest, reply by my email address. I will send your more details.
Mr.. PAUL OFORI
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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