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Bureau Du Ministère Des Finances, République Du Benin Re: MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDINGWe have your name, company name and details in our file as one of the Contractors /Beneficiary that has not received their due contract payment and arrears.
We wish to inform you that your payment and interests that was withheld by the past government can now be paid to you. By the joint assistance of the IMF and WORLDBANK, The new state government has approved the payment of all the contract sum and arrears owed to all foreign contractors and suppliers. We are receiving petitions from the IMF and World Bank daily due to the delay of the subject matter.
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY::Payment of withheld inherited funds, contract payments to foreign contractors, suppliers and Expatriate consultants.
2. PAYMENT APPROVAL REFRENCE NUMBER:: Note, your WORLDBANK/IMF assisted payment reference #WIMFECO/01258/2008 3. PAYMENT ALLOCATION AND PAYMENT OPTIONS::Your initial payment allocation excluding the arrears or interest is EURO 850,000 (Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euro) only.
In the light of the above, an office mandated to see that the debt payment exercise is done with the spirit of transparency has been set up in partnership with ECO BANK. The bank will arrange your payment through swift card Payment centre Asia Pacific, this CARD centre will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money in any CARD machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Euro 1,500 Per-hour and you can withdraw Euro 20,000 Per-day.
What you have to do now is to contact the person at the bank who is in position to release your ATM Payment Card;
Attn: Mr. John Michael. ATM Payment Department ECO BANK Cotonou, Republic of Benin Tel: +229- 97560352 Email: email@example.com Send your information which they will use to send the card to you; 1::Your full name: 2::Your home address where you want them to send the ATM CARD: 3::Current occupation: 4::Age: 5::Mobile Number: 6::A copy of your identification: 7::Payment Approval Reference No:Please, you should also let us know through email as soon as you receive your payment.
Williams Totti (Mrs) SECRETARY TO THE HOUNARABLE FINANCE MINISTER REPUBLIC OF BENIN.