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FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC MARINA,LAGOS-NIGERIA. LEGAL TRANSFER Tel;234 806-259-9969, email@example.com Dear Friend, I am Mrs,Sam Ahmed ,from the First Bank of Nigeria Plc,Lagos Branch. I have urgent and very confidenti all business proposal for you. On January 7,2001, an America Oil consultant/ contractor with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Charles Ballassi made a numbered time (fixed)deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at US$9,700,000.00(NineMillion Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars) in my branch upon maturity. Isent a rountine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply.After a month, wesent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers,the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporationthat Mr.Charles Ballassi died in the plane crashof 31 October 1999[with Egyptian 990] with other passengers aboaed as you can confirm it yourself via the websitebelow:http://www.cnn.com/us/9911/02/egyptair990..list/index.html on further investigation,i found out that he died without making a WILL,and at tempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. I therefore madefurther investigation and discovered that Mr. Charles Ballassi didnot declare any next of kin or relations in all his official documents,including his bank deposit paperwork in my bank. This sum of US $ 9,700,000.00 is still in my bank and the interest is being rolledover with the pricipall sum at the end of each year.No one will ever come forward to claim it.According to Nigerian law, at theexpiration of (Six) years, The money will revert to the ownership of the Nigerian Government if nobody applies to claim the fund.Consequently my proposal isthat iwill like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Mr. Charles Ballassi so that the fruit ofthis old man's labour will not get into the hands of somecorrupt Government officials. This is simple, I will like you to provide immediately your full name and address so that the Attorney will prepare the necessary documents and affidavits which will put you in place as the next of kin.We shall employ the service of two attorney for the drafting and notarization of the WILL and obtain the ecessary documents and letter of probate/ administration in your favour for the transfer. Any ,bank account in any part of the world which you will provide will then facilitate the transfer of this money to you as the beneficiary/next of kin. The money will be paid into your account forus to share in ratio of 60% for me and 40% or you. There is no risk at all,The paper work for this transaction will be done by theattorneyand my position as the Branch Manager guarantees the success full execution of ths transaction. If you are interested, please reply immediately via the private email address below, upon your responce, I shall provide you with more detailsand relevant documents that will help you understand the transaction.Please observe utmost confidentiality and berest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us because ishall require your assitance to invest my share in your country. Please upon the reciept of this mail message,send to me the following to enable start the process of the fund into your bank account 1.Your full Name and address 2.The name of your bank where you want thefund to be transferedinto, Account beneficiary 3.Your privateTelephone and fax number Awaiting your urgent reply via my email; firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks and regards, Mrs,Sam Ahmed MANAGER,FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PlC _________________________________________________________________Get in the mood for Valentine's Day. View photos, recipes and more on your Live.com page. http://www.live.com/?addTemplate=ValentinesDay&ocid=T001MSN30A0701