Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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22.7.11

Another Internet Scam: From BARRISTER ITE EGO

BARRISTER ITE EGO
Bp 0111 Cotonou
Republic of Benin
Telephone: +22966573257

ATTN:Voutov

Pleasedo not be embarrassed to receive this mail especially since we do notknow each other before, My concern is how to transfer my late clientmoney amounting to $18.5 million dollars out of Benin Republic for abetter investment abroad.

My name is Barrister Ite Ego, the attorneyto Late Michael Voutov, a national of your country, who used to work asthe Director of ( La Sucrerie de COMPLANT de Benin S.A.) in BeninRepublic West Africa.

Here in after shall be Referred to as myclient, on the 27th of May 2008, my client, His wife and their onlyChild were involved in a car accident Along Sagbama express-road. Alloccupants of the vehicle Unfortunately lost their lives. Since then Ihave made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clientsextended relatives this has also proved Unsuccessful.

Afterthese several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track His last nameover the Internet, to locate any member of his Family hence I contactedyou. I have contacted you to assist in Repatriating the money andproperty left behind by my late client before they get confiscated ordeclared unserviceable by the bank here.

These huge depositswere lodged particularly with the "BANQUE ATLANTIQUE BENIN " (BAB)" Anaffiliate of Commercial Bank of Africa where the Deceased had anaccount valued at about $18.5 million dollars.

The Bank hasissued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the accountconfiscated. Since I have been unsuccessful in Locating the relativesfor over 2 years, now I seek your consent To present you as the next ofkin of the deceased since you have The same last name so that theproceeds of this account valued at $18.5 million dollars can be paid toyou and then you and me can Share the money.50% to me and 50% to you.

Iwill procure all the necessary legal documents that can be used to backup any claim we may make. All I require is your honest truthfulcooperation to enable us seeing this Deal through.
I will like you to call me on my phone +22966573257 after you read this mail.

I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law..
And the way we are going to achieve this is I will need the following information from you,

I will need the following important information from you,

Your Full Name..........................
....................
Your Address..................................................
Your Age........................................................
Your Occupation............................................
Your Position.................................................
Your Telephone and Mobile .........................
For Communication Purpose.
I await your reply ASAP.

Best Regards,

BARRISTER ITE EGO.
Tel: +22966573257

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