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[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: jeff fickinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 07:27:58 +0000 (02:27 EST)
#9 Obrafour Avenue
Accra – Ghana .
am sorry to contact you through this media, though, this medium
(Internet) has been greatly abused, but I choose to reach you through
it because it still remains the fastest medium of communication.
However, this correspondence is unofficial and private, and it should
be treated as such. But let me first introduce myself;My name is Jeff
Fickinger, I am the operational manager in account management section
in charge of credit and foreign bills of one of the prime banks here in
Ghana . I am writing in respect of a foreign customer of my bank who
perished with his whole families on 25TH JULY, 2000 in CONCORDE PLANE
CRASH [Flight AF4590] with the whole passengers aboard.
a domiciliary account opened in our bank in 1998 by this great late
INDUSTRIALIST who died without a written or oral 'WILL' attached to the
account. Since his death, I personally have watched with keen interest
to see the next of kin, but all has proved abortive, sequel to the fact
that no one has come to claim this funds and no other person knows
about this account or anything concerning it, the account has no other
beneficiary and until his death he was the manager of his company.
wish to transfer the fund in this account out of the country and the
total amount involved is 126,000,000.00 USD. [One hundred and twenty
six million United States Dollars]. We wish to start the first transfer
with $26,000,000.00 [Twenty six million] and upon successful
transaction into your account, without any disappointment from your
side, we shall re-apply for the transfer of the remaining balance to
I have secretly discussed this matter
with the general manager of the bank who I must involve in order to
have a smooth and a successful transfer of the fund to any foreign bank
account which you are going to nominate. On this note, I decided to
seek for a reliable foreigner who will act as the foreign beneficiary
of the fund from the deceased by providing his/her bank account where
the fund will be transferred into, for immediate investment on any
viable project as no one has come up to be the next of kin to the
The banking ethics here does not allow such
money to stay more than nine years without claim hence the money will
be recalled to the government treasury as unclaimed after this long
period of dormancy.
In view of this I got your contact
through my random search in the Internet, to see if you can assist by
providing a safe bank account for the transfer or find a reliable
person who will be capable of receiving such amount. At the conclusion
of the transfer 65% of the fund will be for me and my partners, I will
give you 25% of the total transfer sum, 5% for charity both in Africa
and in your country, while the remaining 5% will be set aside to settle
expenses both parties might incur during the transfer process.
the receipt of your reply, I will send to you detailed information
about the transaction. I will not fail to bring to your notice that
this business is 100% risk and trouble free and you should not
entertain any fear as all modalities for fund transfer can be finalized
within 10 to 14 banking days, after you apply to the bank as the
beneficiary of the fund from the deceased. We will destroy all
documents of transaction immediately the transfer is been concluded,
leaving no trace to the transfer and to build confidence.
you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail or you can contact me
via any of my contact information as stated below. You should also
include your private fax and phone numbers for easy and safe
Tel: +233 240659076
Fax: +233 271919728
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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