Date: Thu 3 Mar 2011 05 22 32 -0800 PST
From: "DR. KEN QUICK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Attn; Beneficiary
To: undisclosed recipients ;
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? You may not understand why this mail came to you. We have been having meeting for the passed 7 months which ended few days ago with the Gen secretary to the UNITED NATIONS.
This email is to all the people that are yet to receive their inheritance fund, this includes every foreign contractors
that may have not received their contract sum and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems,people that have problems of natural disaster etc. The UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$ 2.5million. This has been agreed and signed by united nation's authority.
We found your email address among other five individuals that will receive 2.5million united state dollars each and that is exactly why we sent out this massage to inform you about the good news. However, your fund was deposited with Greenland Delivery& Security company Benin Republic branch for urgent delivery to your address. You are advised to contact the Greenland Delivery& Security company with the below information to enable them commence the delivery of your fund to your address.BELOW IS THE Greenland Delivery& Security company INFORMATION.
Delivery& Security company
CONTACT PERSON: DR. DOUGLAS GRAHAM/ DIRECTOR
POSITION: FOREIGN DELIVERY DEPARTMENT.
ADDRESS: COTONOU BENIN REPUBLIC
PHONE NUMBER ;( +229 979 498 83)
Please, Send them your contacts information to enable them locate you immediately they arrived in your country with your fund.This is what they need from you.
1.YOUR FULL NAME/AGE/OCCUPATION
2.YOUR HOME ADDRESS.
3.YOUR CURRENT HOME TELEPHONE NUMBER.
4.YOUR CURRENT OFFICE TELEPHONE.
5.A COPY OF YOUR PICTURE
6.COMPANY REGISTRATION NO EG58945
7.CODE NUMBER 0140479
Note.The Greenland Delivery& Security company doesn't know the contents of the Box. I registered it as a Box of sensitive photographic film materials for security reasons. This is to avoid them delaying with the Box. Don't let them know that it contains money. I sincerely apologies for contacting you very
late, it was due to some prevailing circumstance beyond my control. I am out of the country for investment. I instructed Greenland Delivery& Security company not to carry on the dispatch until you contact them to avoid wrong delivery. I suppose to contact you last week, but I was very busy.
Dr. Ken Quick
Making the World A Better Place
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