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Mrs Mary James, from Canada has $1.800.000.00 and cancer problem and stroke in Ivory Coast
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send these scammers money for any reason.
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From: Cote D Ivoire <email@example.com>
Subject: From mary james
Date: Sunday, January 18, 2009, 4:33 AM
From mary james
Dearest In The Lord
I am Mrs mary james from canada but now undergoing medical treatment in Abidjan the capital city of Ivory Coast.
am married to late Mr frank james, who worked with Israeli Embassy in
Ivory Coast for Eleven years before he died in the year
2005,after a brief illness that lasted for only Ten days.
were married for Eighteen years without any child. After the death of
my husband i vowed to use our wealth for the down trodden and the less
privileged in our society.
Recently, My Doctor told me
that I may not last for the next seven months due to cancer problem,
though what disturbs me most is my stroke. Haven known my condition i
decided to Serve God with our wealth.
When my late husband was alive we kept the sum of
($1.800.000.00 Million U.S. Dollars)
One million eight hundred thousand united states dollars
known my condition I decided to Give out this fund to an individual or
better still a God fearing person who will utilize this fund the way I
am going to instruct here in.
I want an individual that
will use this fund to provide succor to the poor and indigent
persons, orphanages, widows around him and Schools etc.
soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact where the
money was deposited also issue you the documents that will prove you
the present beneficiary of this fund.
delay in your reply will give me room in sourcing for an
individual for this same purpose,always be prayerful all through your
Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I Stated herein. Hope to receive your reply soon.
Thank you and may the Almighty God bless you
From mrs mary james
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