From: Fred comlan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sent: Mon 9/06/10
My Name is Mr.Fred Comlan, Chief Account officer with Banque Habitat Du, Benin. In January 2007, one of our numerous customer made numbered time Fixed Deposit,valued at $8,500,000.00 (eight Million, five hundred Thousand United States Dollars),for twelve (12) calendar months in our branch. Upon maturity, we sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers that he is dead. The said fund is still in the Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year.
In accordance with the Benin banking Law, at the expiration of (3) three years, the money will be reverted to the Government Treasury if there is no viable claim. This will result in the money entering the Government treasury system and the fund will be out of my hands and out of the private banking division.
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.
My proposal; I am prepared to place you in a position to act as next of kin as the closest surviving relative of the deceased since you share the same last name. I will simply nominate you as the next of kin and have them release the deposit to you and share the proceeds.
Presenting you as a relative with the right to claim the deposit as a next of kin will mask my involvement and participation in diverting the deposit for personal use. You will get all the documents needed to effect this claim immediately you notify me of your acceptance to claim this deposit for our mutual benefit.
Please include your private phone number for voice contact.
I look forward to your urgent reply.
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