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Scam Type: Generic

Email From: Mensah Kuffour <>
Email Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 13:30:51 -0700

This email with the subject "FROM MENSAH KUFFOUR - REPLY!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 31 Oct 2007 13:30:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Mensah Kuffour <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Good Sir/Madam,
I am Account Officer with Standard Trsust Bank Plc, Accra-Ghana. My names is Mr. Mensah Kuffour, a Banker and the personal Account Manager to (Late Engr. Peter Paul) who was an expertrate contractor with Gold company here in Ghana. Here in after shall be referred to as my client, my client  passed on as a result of a heart attack. Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my client's extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.
After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace you over the Internet hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my late client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged, particularly the Standard Trust Bank Plc where the deceased had an account Valued at about ($10.5 Million US Dollars) the bank has Issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that this account valued at ($10.5 Million US Dollars) can be paid to you. The sharing  modality is still open. All I require is your honest and co-operation to enable us see this business through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you, from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me for more details regarding to this transaction and get back to me with your contact information.
1) Your Full Name,
2) Contact Address,
3) Your Occupation,
4) Age/Marital Status,
5) Your Contact Phone/Fax#
Yours Faithfully,
Mr. Mensah Kuffour.

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