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Johannesburg South Africa Tel: +27 83 864 1375 Fax: +27 11 219 7036. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org FROM HON LARRY MARKS (BA. LLB). Good day, I am Barr. Larry Marks of the above law firm and legal adviser to engineer GERALD WALSH, a notional of Australia who used to be a contractor with (ANGLO GOLD MINES) Mafikeng. Gold Mining/Exploration Corporation in South Africa hereinafter be referred as to my client. On February 11 2004 my client, his wife and his three children were involved in a car accident. All occupants of the vehicle lost their lives. Since then I have made several inquires from the embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proven unsuccessful. After a several unsuccessful attempts, I now decided to inform you hence I contacted you. I have send you this letter to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my client before the get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where huge deposit were lodged, particularly First national bank of South Africa. Where the deceased had an account valued at about $28,500,000.00 (Twenty-Eight million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) has issue me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated though they are persons of the same national here in south Africa non of them is a direct relative with the deceased and had no idea of this deposit.Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over a period of time, I seek your consent to represent you as the next of kin to the deceased since the bank would not released the fund to local person here in south Africa, so the proceed f this account valued at US28,500,000.00 (Twenty-Eight Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) can be transferred into your designated account and I shall proceed down to your country on confirmation of the fund in your account to discuss with you on how to invest the money. Mean while I will send you all the entire documents as the next of kin to the deceased once the fund has been approved by the bank. I shall revalidate and notarize all the necessary legal documents that will back up any claim that the bank may need, this is a 100% risk free transaction because the banker who is in charge of the account section is involved. I will offer you 35% of the total sum for your assistance when I receive your positive response. I guarantee you this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement. If this proposal is of interest to you, then kindly contact me with above private telephone number immediately or you can send me an email. Please treat this information as confidential. Yours faithfully Larry Marks(Attorneys) ---------------------------------------------- This mail sent through http://www.ukonline.net