BENIN BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW ATTORNEYS
BENARD FASSASI CHAMBERS & ASSOCIATES, L.L.B, L.L.M
LEGAL SOLICITORS AND LAWYERS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF BENIN,
404 ADOGLITTA, AKPAKPA COTONOU, BENIN REPUBLIC.
Hello my friend,
I am Barrister Benard Fassasi, English speaking Beninoise, Solicitor and
Financial Attorney/Consultant. I was moved to contact you based on the
present condition of things here. There was a foreigner who registered
with my Legal firm as his personal Attorney and he was a stock broker as
well as a one time secret agent for importing oil from overseas for our
former Ministers and also a construction contractor.
So, on June 2003 my client made a fixed deposit for US$9,500,000.00 (Nine
Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars Only) in a Bank here in Benin
with standing statement/agreement with the bank that all correspondence in
respect to the fixed deposit contract must be sent to him through my
humble chambers. Upon maturity, the routine notification was sent to me,
which I dispatched to his forwarding address as usual without a reply.
After a month, I sent a reminder which I received from the bank without
any reply again. Finally, I discovered from my client' s contract employee
that he died with his family in the Benin Republic December 26, 2003 plane
crash. He died without making any WILL and all attempts to trace his
relatives were fruitless.
I also discovered that he did not declare any kin or relations in all his
official documents, including his fixed deposit contract with the bank.
Hence I seek your consent to present you to this bank as the next of kin
based on the official letter I just received from his bankers reminding me
that BENINOISE LAW states that at the expiration of ten (10) years the
money will be reverted to the ownership of the BENINOISE Government if I
do not confirm the next of kin to claim the fund.
Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand
in as the next of kin to my deceased client since you share the same
surname and a foreigner so that the fruits of this old man' s labor will
not go into the hands of some corrupt government officials.
Note that this transaction is simple and risk free because I will provide
expert legal services that will guarantee the successful execution of this
deal. If you are interested, please contact me as soon as possible through
phone, I shall provide you with more details and how we shall proceed with
the claims. I expect you to observe utmost confidentiality and be rest
assured that this transaction would be profitable for both of us. Thanks
as I wait for your reply.
Hon. Barrister Benard Fassasi (Esq)