From: marina markukha <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 8:23:38 AM
Subject: Attn:Friend...Please Your Response Is Needed
I know this is an unconventional way of introducing a business, but if
you can take your time to read my letter carefully, you will understand
the necessity for my action.
I got your email address from the Russia Ministry of Commerce
Directory. I have a profiling amount in an excess of $26.5M (Twenty Six Million,
Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) which I seek your
partnership in accommodating for me.
INTRODUCTION OF MY SELF:
I am Miss Marina Makukha, a personal secretary to Mikhail Khodorkovsky
the richest man in Russia and owner of the following companies:
Chairman CEO: YUKOS OIL (Russian Most Largest Oil Company) Chairman CEO:
Menatep SBP Bank (A reputable financial institution with its branches all
over the world).
SOURCE OF FUNDS:
The documents of the above funds in question was handed over to me to
be used in payment of an American oil merchant for his last oil deal
with my boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Already the funds have been deposited
some where in the United Kingdom(undisclosed for now), where the final
crediting is expected to be carried out. While I was on the process, My
Boss got arrested for his involvement on politics in financing the
leading and opposing political parties You can catch more of the story on
All I need from you is to stand as the beneficiary of the above quoted
sum and I will arrange for the documentation which will enable transfer
of the sum to you. You will be rewarded with 30%, 5% has been mapped
out for any expenses that might occur during the transaction While 15%
will be spent on taxes in your country. I have decided to use my share
of this transaction to relocate to American continent and invest on the
Real Estate Venture. The transaction has to be concluded in less than 2
weeks. As soon as I get your willingness to comply through my most
private email address: [email@example.com] , I will give you
more details and sites that will enable you find out more about the
Thank you very much
Miss Marina Makukha.
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