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NIGERIAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS
My name is Major General Abuyi Danle of the
Nigerian Army,I am the Paymaster general of the armed
Forces (Infantry, Airforce and
Navy). I am due for retirement within the first
quarter of the year 2007, after completing my 35yrs
It is with heart full of trust and confidence that I
make this resolve to contact your respectable self to
assist me in buying a beautiful mansion in an
exclusive area of your country's capital
where I intend to relocate with my family after
retirement. I also will want to invest in
telecommunication, estates and other
businesses you may suggest for me.
By virtue of my position in the military I am
restricted by my country's civil service code of
conduct from owing/operating foreign account of any
sort. Because of this I can only do things outside my
shore through proxies, I was able to deposit the sum
of $14.7mln(Fourteen Million, Seven Hundred
U.S.Dollars)only with a security
firm in Europe.
I am holding this in confidence with you believing
that you will keep everything between the two of us
during and after the conclusion of this transaction. I
have an unblemished reputation and wouldn't want
anything to tarnish a good image/name nurtured over
You will be required to proceed to the company in
Europe to clear the funds deposited as family treasure
on my behalf,from there you are to purchase a possibly
seaside mansion for me. You will safekeep the rest of
the money untill my retirement next year when I
will come over to meet with you. Understand that you
will not be helping me for nothing as I intend that
you keep 10% of the sum as compensation for your effort/cooperation.
Could you please notify me of your acceptance to help
in this transaction by sending me your private
Telephone. Be informed that all relevant documents to
clear this fund are legally procured and
you will be furnished with vital directives on how to
Awaiting your positive response,
You are BLESSED,
Major Gen.Abuyi Danle
With Trust from Benjamin
It is with utmost confidence and trust that i am writing you. My name is Benjamin Sesay, a Sierra-Leonean but presently residing in Cote d'ivoire. I have a reasonable amount of money inherited from my late father. I want to invest in your country with a very honest person and again in a very profitable venture. I think you can be of good help to assist me since you are living in a more peaceful country than my war ravaged country.
I will appreciate if you can get in touch with me as soon as you receive this letter so that i can tell you more details about my proposal.
Thanks and Peace be to you,
I'm looking forward to hear from you.
Benjamin Sesay I will be giving you some % of the total sum for your assistance.
Kindly contact me as soon as possible
May Allah the most grateful and the most merciful be with you, I write this letter with most concern to our Muslim values and the teachings of Holy Mohammed (May peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) to uplift and defend our religion at all times. I am motivated to write this letter to you after much consideration and with total submission to the will of Allah the most grateful and most merciful.
I am Hajia Jemila Mohammed the wife of Dr Abdul Mohammed who was the patron of Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) till he became ill in 1994; he died of cancer in 13th Feb 2005. Until his death we are a devoted Muslim family with the fear of Allah in every thing we do knowing that our reward is not on earth but with Allah. Our marriage was not blessed with any child despite our 30 years of marriage. I have only my husband's brothers who cowardly became Christian converts because of the pressure on Muslims after July 2005 bombings in U.K. They have been brain washed to abandon Muslim fate and the teaching of Islam.
I have been battling with the same cancer that killed my husband for all these years. Recently my doctor told me that I have to be strong in spirit, I knew probably I am approaching my end, but I am happy that I have lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation, even if I die today I know I will be with Allah. My only worry is the money (Twelve Million Three Hundred Thousand Pounds) my husband deposited in a security & Finance company before his death. I have been deliberating over this issue within my self on what will happen on event of my death or if I become incapacitated.
"Will I disclose this information to my husband's brothers who are now Christian Converts"? NO!! After much deliberation I came to the final decision to use this money for the propagating of Islam and I have choosing you for this course.
I want you to use this money for building of Islamic schools, Mosques and helping of Muslim widows and children. Helping those who have no body to fend for them and pursing the course of Islam in your entire region. Please you should not divert this money from the purpose it is meant for. I would want you to signify your interest for this course so that I will give you all details and documents that will enable you claim the fund from the security and Finance company. You shall act on my behalf the general overseer and the next of kin to the fund.
You must respond urgently to this mail so as to make alternative arrangement, would you not be capable to handle the course of Allah. Please use my email below for all correspondence as I am always with my husband brothers and I wouldn't want them to know anything about this arrangement please!
Contact me on email@example.com
May Allah be with you!
Hajia Jemila Mohammed
I am Barr. Phillip M. Page. I am reaching you to handle an investment portfolio.
I am reaching you to assist in repatriating the funds and property left behind by my late client before it will be confiscated by government and declared unserviceable by the bank where the huge deposits were lodged.
He died intestate and every attempt to trace any member of his family has proved abortive and unsuccessfull.
Do note that who you are does not matter and you will be better informed when I hear from you.
I want you to respond by sending:
1. Your full names
2. Tel & fax numbers
3. Complete Address
Send the above information and I will funish you with more information about the estate and process of transfer to you.
Barrister Phillip M. Page esq.
Please respond with your full names, address, phone and fax numbers for the immediate start up of this transaction. Do note that who you are does not matter and you will be better informed when I hear from you
FROM;MADAMA MARY CLEMENT
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
I am Mrs. MARY CLEMENT from Ivory Coast. I am a widow being
that I lost my husband a couple of months ago. My husband
was a serving director of the Cocoa exporting board until
He was assassinated last january by the rebels following the
political uprising. Before his death he has account in a
bank here in Côte d´Ivoire, having up to the sum of $18M
which he told the bank was for the importation of cocoa
I want you to do me a favour to receive this funds to a safe
account in your country or any safer place as the
I have plans to do investment in your country, like real
estate and industrial production. This is my reason for
writing to you. Please if you are willing to assist me and
my only son, indicate your interest in replying soonest.
Thanks and best regards.
FROM MR.PATRICK LAWSON
TEL: +233 208282006
Greetings from Ghana!
Before I introduce myself, I wish to inform you that this letter is not a
hoax mail and I urge you to treat it serious. This letter must come to you
as a big surprise, but I believe it is only a day that people meet and
become great friends and business partners.
My name is Mr. Patrick Lawson, the present branch Manager of a bank here in
Ghana. I write you this proposal in good faith, believing that I can trust
you with the information I am about to reveal to you. Like I said, I have a
transaction that will benefit both of us, as your assistance is required as
a foreigner. I use to head the Accounts department in my bank head office,
but last December I was asked to take position of a Manager of our branch in
Kumasi who passed on, so that was how I became the present Manager and
discovered a fortune. As I resumed duty, I discovered an account with total
sum of $12,500,000 million that has not been operated on for the past 4
years. From my investigation, I found out that this account belongs to one
Late Mr. ANDREAS SCHRANNER a German great industrialist and a resident of
Munich, who unfortunately lost his life along with his entire famillies in
the plane crash of CONCORDE AIRLINE [Flight AF4590 ] which crashed on 25th
You shall read more news about the crash on visiting this site, which I got
during my investigation; http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm.
The account is escrow call account, a secret type of account in my bank and
no other person knows about this account or any thing concerning it, the
account has no other beneficiary. I have kept a close monitoring of the
account since then and nobody has come forward to ask about the money as
next of kin to the late Mr. Andreas Schranner, meaning that no one is aware
of the account.
I cannot directly take out this money without the help of a foreigner and
that is why I am contacting you for an assistance to claim the funds and
share it with me. As the Manager of my bank branch, I have the power to
influence the release of the funds to any foreigner that comes up as the
next of kin to the account, with the correct information concerning the
account, which I shall give you.
I am seeking your co-operation to present you as the next of kin to the
account, so that my bank head quarters will release the funds to you. There
is practically no risk involved, the transaction will be executed under a
legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of law. If you
accept to work with me, I want you to state how you wish us to share the
funds in percentage, so that both parties will be satisfied. Contact me as
soon as you receive this message if you feel we can work together, so we can
go over the details.
Thanking you in advance and may God bless you. Please, treat with utmost
confidentiality. I wait your urgent response. You can as well contact me by
phone the number is +233 208282006.
Mr. Patrick Lawson.
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It gives me a great deal of pleasure to write you this mail and even when it might come to you as a surprise, .I hope you find it of interest.
Let me first introduce myself. My name is Richard Lovward, and I am an Executive Auditor with an Auditing and Risk Management Firm, here in Europe , I should like to use this means to ask your assistance in moving some fund over to your country. I have in the course of my duties come in contact with a good amount of Fund that have been inactive for some years now and careful investigation proved the original depositor of the fund died five years ago and all attempt to reach the suppose beneficiary of the deposit were fruitless and before it is forfeited to the state I decided to move it.
It is of interest to inform you also that I have already moved this fund out of the Establishment and now in safe keeping with a Finance and security house, I will like to move it outside now.and this is were I need your your assistance.
After legal consultation, I have established modalities for a secured way for a perfect transaction., but be most assured that for your assistance and partnership you will get a good percentage of the fund, it is important to let you know that fifty percent of the rest will be invested over there under your management. for a negotiable period of time and we will open a fruitful dialog very soon to that effect.
I look forward to our working closely in practically seeing this transaction come to a perfect end. For effective communication , please kindly include in your reply, your complete Names ,Address,Occupation, Age and most especially your contact number. and I will contact you as soon as I get your reply.
I look forward to hearing from you and my gratitude for your Patience
Dr. Richard Lovward
I am David Palmer, staff of SMITH & WILLIAMSON Private Banking. I am contacting
you concerning a deceased customer and an investment he placed under our banks
management three years ago. I would respectfully request that you keep the
contents of this mail confidential and respect the integrity of the information
you come by as a result of this mail. I contacted you independently of our
investigation and no one is informed of this communication. I would like to
intimate you with certain facts that I believe would be of interest to you. In
2000, the subject matter; came to our bank to engage in business discussions with
our private banking division. He informed us that he had a financial portfolio of
Thirty million united states dollars, which he wished to have us turn over
(invest) on his behalf. I was the officer assigned to his case; I made numerous
suggestions in line with my duties as the de-facto chief operations officer of the
private banking sector, especially given the volume of funds he wished to put into
our bank. We met on numerous occasions prior to any investments being placed. I
encouraged him to consider various growth funds with prime ratings. The favored
route in my advice to customers is to start by assessing data on 6000 traditional
stocks and bond managers and 2000 managers of alternative investments.
Based on my advice, we spun the money around various opportunities and made
attractive margins for our first months of operation, the accrued profit and
interest stood at this point at over ten million United States Dollars, this
margin was not the full potential of the fund but he desired low risk guaranteed
returns on investments. In mid 2001, he asked that the money be liquidated because
he needed to make an urgent investment requiring cash payments here in the United
Kingdom. He directed that I liquidate the funds and deposit it with a security
firm. I informed him that SMITH & WILLIAMSON would have to make special
arrangements to have this done and in order not to circumvent due process, the
bank would have to make a 9.5 %deduction from the funds to cater for banking and
statutory charges. He complained about the charges but later came around when I
explained to him the complexities of the task he was asking of us. Cash movement
across boarders has become especially strict since the incidents of 9/11. I
contacted my affiliate and made the funds available to the security firm. I
undertook all the processes and made sure I followed his precise instructions to
the letter and had the funds deposited with the security firm. The Security Firm
is a specialist private firm that accepts deposits from high net worth individuals
and blue chip corporations that handle valuable products or undertake transactions
that need immediate access to cash. This small and highly private organization is
familiar especially to the highly placed and well-connected organizations. In line
with instructions, the money was deposited with the security firm.
The deceased told me he wanted the money there in anticipation of his arrival from
Norway later that week. This was the last communication we had, this transpired
around 25th February 2003.In June last year, we got a call from the security firm
informing us that the inactivity of that particular portfolio. This was an
astounding position as far as I was concerned, given the fact that I managed the
private banking sector I was the only one who knew about the deposit at the
security firm, and I could not understand why the deceased had not come forward to
claim his deposit. I made futile efforts to locate the deceased. I immediately
passed the task of locating him to the internal investigations department of SMITH
& WILLIAMSON. Four days later, information started to trickle in, apparently our
client was dead. A person who suited his description was declared dead of a heart
attack in Cannes, South of France.
We were soon enough able to identify the body and cause of death was confirmed.
The bank immediately launched an investigation into possible surviving next of kin
to alert about the situation and also to come forward to claim his estate. If you
are familiar with private banking affairs, those who patronize our services
usually prefer anonymity, but also some levels of detachment from conventional
processes. In his bio-data form, he listed no next of kin. In the field of private
banking, opening an account with us means no one will know of its existence,
accounts are rarely held under a name; depositors use numbers and codes to make
the accounts anonymous. This bank also gives the choice to depositors of having
their mail sent to them or held at the bank itself, ensuring that there are no
traces of the account and as I said, rarely do they nominate next of kin. Private
banking clients apart from not nominating next of kin also usually in most cases
leave wills in our care, in this case; the deceased died without a testate. In
line with our internal processes for account holders who have passed away, we
instituted our own investigations in good faith to determine who should have right
to claim the estate. This investigation has for the past months been unfruitful.
We have scanned every continent and used our private investigation affiliate
companies to get to the root of the problem. It is this investigation that
resulted in my being furnished with your details as a possible relative of the
deceased. My official capacity dictates that I am the only party to supervise the
investigation and the only party to receive the results of the investigation. What
this means, you being the last batch of names we have considered, is that our dear
late fellow died with no known or identifiable family member. This leaves me as
the only person with the full picture of what the prevailing situation is in
relation to the deposit and the late beneficiary of the deposit.
According to practice, The Security Firm will by the end of this financial year
broadcast a request for statements of claim to SMITH & WILLIAMSON, failing to
receive viable claims they will most probably revert the deposit back to SMITH &
WILLIAMSON. This will result in the money entering the SMITH &WILLIAMSON
accounting system and the portfolio will be out of my hands and out of the private
banking division. This will not happen if I have my way. What I wish to relate to
you will smack of unethical practice but I want you to understand something. It is
only an outsider to the banking world who finds the internal politics of the
banking world aberrational. The world of private banking especially is fraught
with huge rewards for those who occupy certain offices and oversee certain
portfolios. You should have begun by now to put together the general direction of
what I propose. There is Thirty million dollars deposited in a security firm, I
alone have the deposit details and they will release the deposit to no one unless
I instruct them to do so. I alone know of the existence of this deposit for as far
as SMITH & WILLIAMSON is concerned, the transaction with our late customer
concluded when I sent the funds to the security firm, all outstanding interactions
in relation to the file are just customer services and due process. The security
Firm has no single idea of what's the history or nature of the deposit. They are
simply awaiting instructions to release the deposit to any party that comes
forward. This is the situation. This bank has spent great amounts of money trying
to track this mans family; they have investigated for months and have found no
The investigation has come to an end. My proposal; you share the same surname with
our late client; I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct the security
Firm to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation. Upon receipt
of the deposit, I am prepared to share the money with you in half. That is: I will
simply nominate you as the next of kin and have them release the deposit to you.
We share the proceeds 50/50.I would have gone ahead to ask the funds be released
to me, but that would have drawn a straight line to me and my involvement in
claiming the deposit. But on the other hand, you with the same very name as the
original depositor would easily pass as the beneficiary with right to claim. I
assure you that I could have the deposit released to you within a few days. I will
simply inform the bank of the final closing of the file relating to the deceased I
will then officially communicate with The Security Firm and instruct them to
release the deposit to you. With these two things: all is done.
The alternative would be for us to have The Security Firm direct the funds to
another bank with you as account holder. This way there will be no need for you to
think of receiving the money from The Security Company. We can fine-tune this
based on our interactions. I am aware of the consequences of this proposal. I ask
that if you find no interest in this project that you should discard this mail. I
ask that you do not be vindictive and destructive. If my offer is of no appeal to
you, delete this message and forget I ever contacted you. Do not destroy my career
because you do not approve of my proposal. You may not know this but people like
my self who have made tidy sums out of comparable situations run the whole private
banking sector. I am not a criminal and what I do, I do not find against good
conscience, this may be hard for you to understand, but the dynamics of my
industry dictates that I make this move. Such opportunities only come ones' way
once in a lifetime. I cannot let this chance pass me by, for once I find myself in
total control of my destiny. These chances won't pass me by. I ask that you do not
destroy my chance, if you will not work with me let me know and let me move on
with my life but do not destroy me. I am a family man and this is an opportunity
to provide them with new opportunities. There is a reward for this project and it
is a task well worth undertaking.
I have evaluated the risks and the only risk I have here is from you refusing to
work with me and alerting my bank. I am the only one who knows of this situation,
good fortune has blessed you with a name that has planted you into the center of
relevance in my life. Let's share the blessing. If you find yourself able to work
with me, contact me through this email account: email@example.com if
you give me positive signals, I will initiate this process towards a conclusion. I
wish to inform you that should you contact me via official channels; I will deny
knowing you and about this project. I repeat, I do not want you contacting me
through my official phone lines nor do I want you contacting me through my
official email account. Contact me only through the numbers I will provide for you
and also through this email address. I do not want any direct link between you and
me. My official lines are not secure lines as they are periodically monitored to
assess our level of customer care in line with our Total Quality Management
Policy. Please observe this instruction religiously. Please, again, note I am a
family man; I have a wife and children. I send you this mail not without a measure
of fear as to what the consequences, but I know within me that nothing ventured is
nothing gained and that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of
gold. This is the one truth I have learned from my private banking clients. Do not
betray my confidence. Kindly send your response to my private email address:
I await your response.
MR. AHMED ABDUL LATEEF.
Subject;Need your Help to Invest!
Mr. Ahmed Abdul Lateef.
To whom it may concern,
It is my pleasure to write this mail to you and to say thank you for your effort in providing an opportunity to read my mail. I got your contact when I was making some searches on the internet.
My name is Ahmed Abdul Lateef, a sudanese refugee; my Father was until recently, one of the personal aid to the former President of Iraq who was overthrown out of power during the War in Iraq which took many lives. I am contacting you to seek your co-operation in investing US$10.5 Million in your country or any other with good economic prospect.
My late father was able to safe guard the fund with the contacts he had in the Diplomatic Corps and the funds are being held under the protection and custody of a Diplomat friend of his. I have decided to contact you because I am interested in investing these funds.
Please kindly guide and assist me in making the right investment as I am really a novice when considering the technicalities and logistics involved in running a business. The details of the investment will be worked out to our respective satisfaction.
In view of your participation, I am ready to give you a good negotiable percentage for your assistance, or better still commit it into a viable joint venture. Be assured that you stand no risk of any kind as the funds belong to me as the only surviving son and as soon as I get your consent, the necessary papers will be drawn up to facilitate the movement to the funds to your country for the investment.
However, upon your acceptance to work as my partner, you can contact me by return e-mail for more details. I strongly believe that associating with you to embark on this and other business ventures will derive a huge success, please include you private contact telephone number and e-mail when replying.
Mr. Ahmed Abdul Lateef