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BRITISH MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF UNITED KINGDOM LONDON. OFFICE OF THE BRITISH MINISTRY OF FINANCE LONDON BMF GF/GB/24/2010. Telephone number: +447011128690 Release/Transfer Notice for your due Funds (US$10.550). payment File No: A-399. Attn: Beneficiary. With all due respect, this is to Officially Inform you of a New Order to the release of your over due Payment fund held on The 10th AUG 2010 by the British Ministry of finance (UNA-UK). The Senate commission on debt's Management and foreign review Payment, with the Accountant General of The Federation. Period to this proceeding meeting, we have been mandated by the senior Economic adviser to the British ministry of finance Under the auspices Of The Accountant General of the federation, to transfer the sum of US$10,550M Usd to your nominated Bank Account from the British ministry Of finance Reserved Account. At this point, we wish to remind you to stop all further contact with any person or Office's whom is not recommended by this Ministry. Our Intelligence Monitoring Unit (I.M.U), Code of Conduct Bureau, Legal Unit and The Guardian civil (C.G) have already apprehended some of those suspects whom attempted to Divert your Funds. On this note we will not hesitate as we are under mandate to Ensure that Your payment is been transferred immediately without further delay to Your Bank Account. In respect to this, we have already programmed your fund to be transferred as soon as we hear from you. Please confirm urgently, to enable me process and proceed with the Transfer logistics, immediately. Please note that your urgent attention on this matter will be highly Appreciated as it will help us to clear this subject matter at the Earliest Time and Proceed with your Transfer directives immediately as Instructed By The British ministry of finance. Certainly we shall transfer your valued US$ 10,550 M from the Sundry/Suspense Account of the British Government of London being the official Account for International/foreign Payments/debts. A Sundry/Suspense Account can be defined as a secret Account owned by a government and operated by certain assigned Government officials being the authorized signatories whom must sign before Funds can be remitted from such account. For this very account no form of direct withdrawals can be made from it except a Bank to Bank wire transfer which must be approved by the honorable President being the principal signatory to the Account. In the combat against fraud, Funds diversion and Funds delay, we have re-lengthy ensured that several foreign beneficiaries have been Paid accordingly in Order to retain and rekindle our country's reputation on the global map because this recent government dispensation is focused and targeted to relieve all Foreign debts as mandated by the European union and The Federal Executive Council (F.E.C), Code of Conduct Bureau and The British Ministry of Finance(B.M.F). Already, a lot of foreign beneficiaries have been Paid by this Ministry so yours will not be an exception considering the fact that the honorable President have Approved your due Funds today dated 10th AUG, 2010. Finally, you are advised to forward the following Details to us, for the Easy accesses to British ministry of finance Reserved Bank Account to Reference This Transfer. Your Full Name: _____________________________ Your Complete Address:______________________ Country:______________________ ______________ Mobile Number:______________________________ Fax Number:__________________________________ Age: _______________________________________ Occupation: __________________________________ A form of identification (I.D Card or Driver's License) is also required for official references. _________________________ Company Name (If any) Position and Address________ To this effect, kindly call this office immediately after you read this official Letter. +447031889925 I hope this meets your due response as matter of Urgent. Best Regards (Dr) Musa Taofeek Telephone number: +447011128690 Foreign Payment, Deputy Executive Director, British ministry of finance