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

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17.11.11

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 4:27 PM, emmons.kristie wrote:

Dear Friend

I know that this message will come to you as a surprise. I am the Auditing and Accounting section manager in (B.O.A) Ouagadougou Burkina faso. I Hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to repose on you for the mutual benefit of our both families.I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($8.5)million dollars to your account within 10 or 14 banking days.

This money has been dormant for years in our Bank without claim.I want the bank to release the money to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer I don't want the money to go into government treasury as an abandoned fund.So this is the reason why I am contacting you so that the bank can release the money to you as the next of kin to the deceased customer.

Please I would like you to keep this proposal as a top secret and delete it if you are notinterested. Upon receipt of your reply, I will give you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 40% of the above mentioned sum while 50% will be for me, and the other 10% will be for the expencesoccur in this transaction, if you agree to handle this business with me.

I am expecting your urgent respond.

1. NAME IN FULL:.........................
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.2. ADDRESS:.......................................
3. NATIONALITY:...................................
4. AGE:.............................................
5. Sex..............................................
6. OCCUPATION:......................................
7. MARITAL STATUS:..................................
8. PHONE............................................
9FAX:.............................................

BEST REGARD.


MR Emmons.Kristie

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