|| From: JAMES KNIGHT < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Sent: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 7:26 pm
Subject: From US Ambassador James A. Knight
U.S AMBASSADORJAMES A. KNIGHT. UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO BENIN, 01 BP. 201 EMBASSY SUIT COTONOU,BENIN
ARE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TODAY ? I HOPE YOU ARE ALL FINE BY THE GRACE OF
ALMIGHTY GOD. I AM HON. JAMES KNIGHT, THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO
I AM WRITING TO LET YOU KNOW THAT I WILL BE
VISITING YOUR COUNTRY FOR AN OFFICIAL MEETING ASSIGNMENT AND I WILL LIKE
TO COME ALONG WITH YOUR PAYMENT OF
THAT WAS LOADED IN
AN ATM MASTER CARD, BUT YOU KNOW THAT I WILL GO THROUGH CUSTOMS AND HOME
LAND SECURITY BUT AS LONG AS I AM A US AMBASSADOR TO BENIN REPUBLIC AND
ALSO A UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENT. I HAVE THE VETO POWER TO PASS
THROUGH CUSTOMS WITH ANY PACKAGE REGISTERED AS AN AMBASSADORIAL ITEMS.I
AM SCHEDULED TO HAVE A BRIEF MEETING WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE STATES
THIS WEEK, SO I WILL BE COMING WITH YOUR OVER DUE PAYMENT WHICH HAVE
BEEN DELAYING IN THIS COUNTRY FOR A VERY LONG TIME BY THE BANKS, WESTERN
UNION AND MONEY GRAM OFFICES IN AFRICA. YOU SHOULD SEND TO ME
YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER AND ALSO RECONFIRM TO ME YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS
WHERE I SHOULD BRING YOUR ATM MASTER CARD PACKAGE WHICH CONTAINS YOUR
TOTAL SUM OF US$2.5MILLION. YOU HAVE REALLY PAID SO MUCH TO THE WRONG
PEOPLE IN OTHER TO RECEIVE YOUR FUNDS WHICH FAILED AS I WAS MADE TO
UNDERSTAND AND THAT IS WHY I HAVE PERSONALLY INTERVENED YOU ARE A VERY
LUCKY PERSON BECAUSE I WILL BE BRINGING IT MYSELF AND THERE IS NOTHING
ANYONE CAN DO ABOUT IT, BECAUSE ALL THE WELFARE OF THE CITIZENS ARE MY
CONCERN. I AM HERE TO PROTECT THE INTEREST OF THE AMERICAN CITIZENS NOT
TO BE CHEATED BY THE AFRICANS. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH OF THIS DELAYING OF YOUR
FUNDS HERE IN THIS
COUNTRY. YOUR ATM CARD PACKAGE WORTH
MUST BE REGISTERED AS AN AMBASSADORIAL PACKAGE FOR ME TO
DEFEAT ALL ODDS BUT THE COST OF REGISTERING IT IS US$248.00, WHICH IS
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BE TAKEN CARE OF, BUT DUE TO THE FACT THAT I DO
NOT KNOW YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION AT THIS TIME, I AM ADVISING YOU TO
SUPPORT ME ONLY WITH($48.00), SO I CAN ADD IT UP WITH $200.00 WHICH I
HAVE AT HAND RIGHT NOW TO HAVE YOUR PACKAGE LEGALLY REGISTERED AND AS
SOON AS I ARRIVE TO YOUR HOUSE ADDRESS WITH YOUR ATM CARD I WILL FOLLOW
YOU TO ANY ATM MACHINE CENTER AROUND YOU SO YOU CAN WITHDRAW MONEY FROM
YOUR ATM CARD AND THEN BALANCE ME THE $200.00 BEFORE I CAN PROCEED FOR
MY OFFICIAL MEETING ASSIGNMENT IN WASHINGTON D.C.PLEASE, I AM
SORRY THAT I COULD NOT PAY THE WHOLE REGISTRATION FEE ON YOUR BEHALF DUE
TO THE REASON THAT I HAVE ALREADY CALCULATED MY BUDGET FOR MY TRIP TO
YOUR COUNTRY THIS WEEK. SO YOU HAVE TO SEND THE REMAINING $48.00 WITHIN
THE NEXT 50 HOURSVIA WESTERN UNION SO THAT ALL NECESSARY ARRANGEMENT CAN
BE MADE BEFORE TIME WILL BE AGAINST US OK. YOU SHOULD SEND THE FEE DIRECTLY TO THE REGISTRATION OFFICER WITH THE INFORMATIONS BELOW :
RECEIVER'S NAME - - - - ALEX OBINO
COUNTRY / BENIN
TEXT QUESTION - - -WHEN
ANSWER - - - - TODAY
AMOUNT TO SEND- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - $48.00 only
M.T.C.N- - - - - - - - - - - - ?
SENDER'S NAME- - - - - - - - ?
TRIP TO YOUR COUNTRY WILL BE BY THIS WEEKEND I EXPECT YOU TO COMPLY NOW
SO THAT THE DELIVERY CAN BE COMPLETED TO YOUR DOOR STEP THIS WEEKEND.
IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY ON TIME, THEN IT WILL NOT BE MY FAULT IF YOU DO NOT
RECEIVE YOUR ATM CARD PACKAGE. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO
RECEIVE YOUR ATM CARD NOW!. HOWEVER, YOU WILL STOP ANY FURTHER
COMMUNICATION YOU MAY BE HAVING WITH ANY BODY OR OFFICE REGARDING YOUR
ATM CARD BECAUSE I WILL BE DELIVERING IT DIRECTLY TO YOUR DOOR STEP
MYSELF THIS WEEK AS SOON AS YOU HAVE COMPLIED WITH MY INSTRUCTION.
I AM WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY WITH PAYMENT INFORMATION A.S.A.P.
HON. JAMES KNIGHT.
US AMBASSADOR TO BENIN
|| From: Dr Marcus Ben < email@example.com >
Sent: Thu, May 12, 2016 5:49 pm
Subject: We have been instructed to release your fundby a certified cheque to you
PAYMENT SCHEDULE/CBN/FEDRESERVE SSCE 0809XX1 FOREIGN PAYMENT APPROVAL.
With reference to the approval of your inheritance issued to us and in pursuant to the foreign payment act, laws/treaties (payment intact to the beneficiary) we have been instructed to release your total sum by a certified cheque to you. There is no instruction to change the ownership of the fund to your Brother DIANA Gino.
There is no time we were instructed to transfer your money to the account of Mrs Johnson (your sister)who you just authorize to pay your fees and collect your money on your behalf without any formal information to us. The bank especially this Commercial bank that deals with foreign inheritance fund have rules of payment.We cannot release the money to her. Tell her that I said. .
It is completely illegal to transfer the ownership of your fund to your sister Diana Johnson, change your address under 24 hrs without telling us. That you don't have the fee is not a guarantee for you to instruct
transfer of the fund to your sister. We have no problem and will release the money to her but we need your letter of agreement made with her or power of attorney by which you authorized her as your next of kin to change your name,pay the fee and receive your funds for you in her own name. Please,call me immediately or email me on :
with the accredited above to enable us complete and effect the payment to her designated name/address nominated to us Thanks but NO thanks to send your sister (as your Representative) without our information. We cannot release the money to her unless we hear from you.
Dr. Marcus Ben
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