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[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: lisa_bd04 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Dearest One,
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 05:29:53 +0900 (JST) (Fri, 15:29 EST)
day and which i believe you will be of great assistants to me that will
make the beginning of never-endingfamily relationship. I hope that this
proposal will not be an inconvenience or embarrassment to you.I must
not hesitate to confide in you this simple and sincere business
name is Lisa, I am 20 years of age, the only daughter of late Mr and
Mrs Joseph Bedard from Republic of Sierra Leonia. My father before his
death was a prosperous Cocoa and Gold merchant before his
untimely death, after his business trip to Abidjan -Cote d'Ivoire, to
negotiate on a Cocoa and Gold business he wanted to invest in Abidjan -
Coted'Ivoire. My mother died when I was little ,and since then my
father took me so special.
Before his death on 12th
November 2005 he told me that he has the sum of Seven million,seven
hundred thousand United State Dollars.(USD$7.700.000) he deposited with
one of the security companies here in cote d,ivoire. that he wanted to
use this fund to invest his cocoa business in cote d,ivoire. After the
burial of my late father i came down to Abidjan here in Cote D,iviore .
am just 20 years old and a university undergraduate and really don't
know what to do.and the normal option is for me to claim this
fund out from the security company and to transfer it to a safe country
, through a reliable person for investment and also continue my
education in the country. because I have suffered a lot of set backs as
a result of incessant political crisis here in cote d'ivoire.
death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life. as i,m writing
to you now i,m writing with tears and pains. all the documents
regarding to the deposit of the fund that was given to me by my late
father is intact with me.I am in a sincere desire of your humble
assistance in this regards.Your suggestions and ideas will be highly
Now permit me to ask these few questions:
1. Can you honestly help me?
2. Can I completely trust you?
3. What percentage of the total amount in question
will be good for you after the money is in your
Please,Consider this and get back to me as soon as
Thank you so much and God bless you.
My sincere regards,
Miss Lisa Bedard,
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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