From: UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA <Uba30961@jeans.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 00:34:07 -0800
Subject: FROM UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA THANKS FOR BANKING WITH US WE ARE HERE TO
SERVICE YOU BETTER.
My office is in receipt of your email. This is to inform you that we
are in possession of your winning check of Ј750, 000GBP (GBP) which
was sent to us from the Ghana National Lottery Department and was
deposited in a suspense account in our bank. A hard cover insurance
policy has been placed on your winnings, (which implies that your
winnings cannot be tampered with until it is in your custody).
The mode of the payout of your winnings stipulated by the Ghana
REPUBLIC National Lottery is online wire transfer or ATM VISA Card.
The reason is that your check was deposited in a suspense account for
security reason, besides winners outside Ghana REPUBLIC always find it
difficult to cash the check easily hence our bank is not everywhere in
the world. Consequently, you are therefore required to open an online
account on your behalf, a pin/account number will be sent to you, to
enable you log into your account and check your statement of account
It will also interest you to know that the initial opening deposit
(also known as security deposit) will reflect in your newly opened
account. Which means that the new balance in your account will become
a summation of your winning prize and the opening deposit? You are at
liberty to transfer the whole money from your account to your local
account if you wish to discontinue banking with us. You are expected
to choose from any of the online account opening stated below that is
most convenient for you or you can as well chose the option of sending
your our ATM Visa Card.
Regular Online Account:
a) Opening Deposit... $280.00
b) Activation Charges ... $220.00
Duration of transfer... 3 (Three) working days.
Preterm Online Account:
a) Opening Deposit... $350.00
b) Activation Charges...$260.00
Duration of transfer... Within 48 Hours.
Premium Online Account:
a) Opening Deposit...$450.00
b) Activation Charges... $300.00
Duration of transfer... Within 24 Hours..
ATM VISA Card
Opening Deposit: $100.00
Activation Charges: $120.00
Duration of processing the Visa Card... Within 48 Hours
NOTE:THE DURATION OF TRANSFER IS WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTUAL DATE WHEN
YOUR ACCOUNT OPENING FORM IS RECEIVED AND BE INFORMED THAT THESE
CHARGES CANNOT BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR WINNING PRIZE DUE TO THE HARD
COVER INSURANCE POLICY ON THE WINNING PRIZE.
I hope you understand that this is a strict banking procedure aimed at
given the best services to our highly esteemed customers, considering
the amount of money which you have won and also to guarantee a
successful and hitch free transfer.
I shall be sending you an Account Opening Form; as soon as you choose
which of the online account you want to setup. You shall fill the
form, append your signature, scan and send a photo page of any means
of identification (International Passport or Drivers License) as email
I will await your response concerning this in order for me to advise
you on payment modalities.
Note that we cannot setup your online without meeting up with the
payment for your online account setup that most be paid before your
online account will be setup to enable you transfer the funds to your
local bank account.
Thank you for your anticipated co-operation.
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