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From: MR.PAUL JACOB MAROGA Department of Mineral Resources, Republic of South Africa I am MR.PAUL JACOB MAROGA , Director of Project, South Africa Department of Minerals and Energy. I am making this contact with you based on the urgent need for an individual/company who is willing to assist me with a solution to a money transfer.the (US$35,000,000.00) was the over estimated balance from the contracts awarded to both foreign and local contractors the real contract value was US$120 million united states dollars, but it was over estimated to the tune of (US$155,000, 000,00) (one hundred and fifty five million united states dollars only). The contract has been successfully executed by the contractors and their contract sum of (US$120M) has been paid to them, leaving our over estimated balance of (US$35,000, 000. 00) United States dollars still pending at the bank. Right now, we are left with this over estimated balance of (US$35M) which is still floating at the escrow account in the South African reserve bank awaiting final payment to any reliable foreign bank account you may provide. Should you be willing to assist me in the transaction? Your share of the sum will be 30% of the $35million, 65% for me and 5% for taxation and miscellaneous expenses. To enable us commence, I will need your Name, personal telephone/fax number. Please send your response to;firstname.lastname@example.org I await your immediate response. Best Regards, MR.PAUL JACOB MAROGA Department of Mineral Resources, Republic of South Africa . E-MAIL:email@example.com