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PostPosted: Wed 08 Mar 2006 23:19    Post subject: the guy from the bank i never heard Reply with quote

Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 09:34:10 -0500 (EST)
From: "Manuel Jones" <man_j111@earthlink.net> Add to Address Book Add Mobile Alert
To: XXX
Subject: Urgent Response Needed

Dear Friend,

First I must solicit your confidence in this transaction, this is by
virtue of it's nature as being utterly confidential and top secret.
Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one
apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that this is real and
genuine.

I Manuel Jones the head of corporate and institutional banking Bills
and African Development Bank Branch Dakar-Senegal.I came to know you in
my private search for a reliable and reputable person to handle this
Confidential Transaction,which involves the transfer of a huge sum of
money to a foreign account requiring maximum confidence.

MY PROPOSITION;

During my audit exercise i discovered an abandoned sum of
£20,500,000.00 (Twenty million Five hundred thousand great British pounds
sterling)in an account that belongs to one of our late customers a German estate
tycoon (Andreas Schranner ) who died along with his wife and entire
family on 25th July,2000,Air France Concorde flight 4590 plane crash.Since
his death, none of his next-of-kin or relations has come forward to lay
claims for this money as the heir.African Development Bank cannot
release the fund from his account unless someone applies for claim as the
next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines,
unfortunately, no family member nor relative has ever appeared to claim the
said fund Upon this discovery, I now seek your permission to have you
stand as next of kin to the deceased so that the fund £20,500,000.00
(Twenty million Five hundred thousand great British pounds sterling)can
be released and paid into your account as the beneficiary's next of kin
otherwise the fund will be returned to the Senegalese government
treasury as unclaimed funds and will be subsequently conficicated by the
Senegalese Government at the expiration of Six years duration which is this
year.

All documents to enable you receive this funds will be carefully worked
out. Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of my
mutual business endeavour by furnishing me with the following;

1. Your name and address
2. Direct Telephone and fax numbers
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PostPosted: Thu 09 Mar 2006 13:01    Post subject: Reply with quote

About the only thing here that is real is the bank see http://www.mbendi.co.za/orafdb.htm

You used a UK e-mail addy (which I removed to prevent you being spammed) so I assume you speak English pretty well. Just step back and look at the English. Would any banker write his currency like that? Also note that the e-mail is addressed to you, but it starts "Dear Friend" - that is because it has been mailed to possibly thousands of others. Here is another example http://www.419legal.org/view_email.php?scam_uid=2829 where Andreas Schranner was apparently a resident of Ghana.

Also how many French Men have the name Manuel Jones ? Smile

Finally, the offer is criminal in that a bank manager is offering to share 25m of money that belongs to the people of Senegal with you. Even if it was real (WHICH IT IS NOT) on arrival in any bank used by you, you would have some serious explaining to do both to the Tax Authorities and to the Police.

Walk Away!
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