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I AM OBLIGED TO WRITE YOU REGARDING A PENDING BUSINESS TRANSACTION INVOLVING A
HUGE AMOUNT OF MONEY.
KINDLY PERMIT ME TO INTRODUCE MYSELF TO YOU AND ALSO THE NATURE OF THE BUSINESS. MY NAME IS MR BEN SMITH , I AM THE DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT AND COMMODITY BANKING AT THE ECOBANK,COTONOU REPUBILC OF BENIN , WEST AFRICA. ONE OF OUR ESTEEMED CUSTOMER WHO HAPPEN TO BE A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN LOST HIS LIFE IN A PLANE CRASH OVER EIGHT YEARS AGO ,HIS NAME IS MR MORRIS THOMPSON , HE WAS THE CEO OF DOYON INCORPORATED LOCATED IN FAIRBANKS ALASKA UNITED STATE OF AMERICAN.
HE WAS ABOARD THE ILLFATED PLANE CRASH INVOLVING THE ALASKA AIRLINE IN FEBRUARY 2000,HIS BANK DEPOSIT WITH US HAVE BEEN DORMANT FOR SEVERALYERAS WITHOUT ANY PERSON COMING UP TO CLAIM HIS DEPOSIT,DURING OUR LAST AUDITING,I AND MY COLLEAGUES DECIDED TO MOVE THE FUND OUT OF THE COUNTRY. THE LATE MR THOMPSON DEPOSITED US$25MILLION IN AN INTEREST YIELDING ACCOUNT AT THE RATE OF 10% PER YEAR, THEREFORE,AFTER DUE CALCULATION HE HAS ACCOUT BALANCE OF US$53,549,457.50 CENT, AFTER DEDUCTION OF BANKING CHARGES AND TAXES FROM THE PRINCIPAL DEPOSIT , HE HAS US51,500,000,(FIFTY ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND U S DOLLAR ONLY)
WHICH IS RIPE AND READY TO BE TRANSFERED TO A FOREIGN BANK. SINCE THE DECEASED HAS NO TRACE OF HIS FAMILY OR NEXT OF KING THAT WILL COME UP TO CLAIM THE US51,500,000
MENTIONED ABOVE , I DECIDED TO CONTACT YOU . FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME ON PHONE OR EMAIL, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED TO CARRY ON THIS TRANSACTION . SHOULD YOU NEED MORE INFORMATON .KINDLY ASK FOR MORE ELABORATION.THANK YOU.REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.(email@example.com). MY TELEPHONE NUMBER IS 0022997726544.
MR BEN SMITH