Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Another Internet Scam: From Mr. Charls Koulekey

From Mr. Charls Koulekey,
(Branch Manager)
Renaissance Bank Group Ghana
First Light Branch Accra, Ghana

Dear Friend,

It took me a lot of time to summon courage to email you. It is a fact that we have had any previous business dealings, but I strongly believe that with understanding and trust we can have a successful business relationship.

Before I continue, I wish to introduce my self to you. I am Mr. Charls Koulekey, from Ghana. 55years old, married with a wife and Two children, at present, I am a bank manager with RENAISSANCE BANK GROUP, ACCRA – GHANA.

I write to solicit your permission, if you will sincerely and honestly accommodate the sum of $9, 500.000.00 (Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) into your account.This fund came as a result of over marginal profit that was left in our ledger book for the year 2009/2010 third quarter accounting period. As such, this amount has been floating in the ledger book without anybody claiming it, as a matter of fact, since I am the manager of this branch I seek you kindly forward the following:

(1) You Full names:
(2) Your Private phone number:
(3) Your Current residential address:
(4) Your Occupation with company name if available:
(5) Your Age and Sex:

To enable me create an account file in your favor to transfer this fund to your overseas account for disbursement as follows;

You we be entitle to 40% for your assistant, 10% will be mapped out for expense while 50% will be kept in your account pending for me untill i come over to your country for investment.

Please be informed that this transaction is risk free and as long as I am going to monitor all paper works from table to table until the transfer is affected into your overseas account.

Kindly acknowledge this my proposal, if accepted kindly reply to my private email

I am waiting for your favorable reply.

Best Regard
Mr. Charls Koulekey

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