From: US Ambassador James Knight < email@example.com >
Sent: Tue, Nov 5, 2013 8:47 pm
Subject: .Attention Dear this is US Ambassador to Benin Republic
My name is James Knight, the new United States Ambassador to Benin Republic.
The United States Senate had confirmed my nomination on August 5 2010 after
being nominated for this position by U.S. President Barack Obama on June 28,
2010. My credentials as the new Ambassador appointed were presented to His
Excellency President Yayi Boni at the Presidential Villa in Cotonou, Benin, on
November 2, 2010. I am a career member of the senior Foreign Service with the
rank of Minister-Counselor whose diplomatic career has been spent mostly in
Africa or working on African issues.
I served most recently as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in
Copenhagen, Denmark. Prior to this, I was the U.S. Ambassador to Mali, and I
have served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassies in Tunisia,
Senegal and Togo. Other overseas postings include Niger, South Africa, India
and Chad. In Washington, I was the senior desk officer for Zaire (now
Democratic Republic of the Congo), and Deputy Coordinator for Iraq Assistance.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in European history and French language and
literature in University of Oregon in Eugene, and I also attend the University
de Haute Bretagne in Rennet, France, from 1979-1980 as a Rotary Foundation
Graduate Fellow, and also attend the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. My
identity can be verified by simply clicking on the URL link below:
However, following the resolution of the meeting held with His Excellency
President Yayi Boni at the Presidential Villa in Cotonou yesterday
with some members of the Federal House of Senate, an agreement was reached
that the sum of $950,000.00 USD must be paid out to you in the form of a
compensation for all the years you have wasted in waiting for your funds to be
released. Hence, the $950,000.00 USD compensation fund has been instructed to
be paid out to you in the form of a CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL BANK DRAFT drawn
on Standard Chartered Bank.
The said BANK DRAFT will be packaged inside a U.S Embassy Official Envelope to
be sent to you via Postal Mail at no cost to your mailing address. And the
time frame for delivery is 72 hours, which is 3 days since it would be sent
via a Postal Mail Service.
Meanwhile, a "Custom Clearance Certificate" must be obtained from the benin
Customs Authority at a fee of $125 USD for a full clearance certification
on the BANK DRAFT.
Hence, the $125 dollar fee must be paid within 24 hours upon your receipt
of this notification via western union or Money Gram, so that all necessary
arrangement can be made ahead of time. The fee should be sent directly to me
the "Embassy Protocol Officer" with the below information:
Recipient's Name: Frank Molokwu
Destination: Benin Republic
Test question: Present Year
Test answer: 2013
Amount: $125 Dollars
Please take note that the "Custom Clearance Certificate" and the BANK DRAFT
will be packaged together inside the U.S Embassy Official Envelope for
immediate dispatch to your mailing address. Hence, you are advised to comply
as requested to enable me discharge my official duty accordingly.
US Ambassador to Benin Republic.
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