Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:15 PM
Subject: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Generale International Bank
Corporate and investment banking
Wellington Road Park town Johannesburg 2193 Republic of South
Attn: The Director,
I can't imagine how you will feel receiving a sudden
business letter from a remote country in far away South Africa and probably from
some one you have not closely related with. But all the same, I believe we do
not need to be of blood relatives before we can establish Cordial/business
Having said this, I think it is very important at this
juncture to introduce myself to you and also disclose to you, how I came in
contact with your email address/profile. My name is Mr.Carlos Gabriel. I am the
district (Foreign operations) manager of Societe Generale Banque Group, South
Africa branch. I got your email address/profile from the Internet. It is my
pleasure to solicit your assistance in a very confidential business proposal. I
am contacting you because I do not want to transact the business with anybody
who is known to any staff of this bank or anybody around here to avoid any
possible blackmail or leakage at the end of the transaction.
PROPOSAL: There is an account in this bank, Societe Generale Banque Group ,
which was opened in 1982 by one Mr.Marc Angers, an Australian National, who
worked with South Africa Department of Mining & Natural Resources and since
1990 nobody has operated on this account. I had a very careful study of the
account files through which I carried an extensive investigation about the
holder of the said account and found out that Mr. Marc Angers suddenly died in a
plane crash in 1990 thereby abandoning the account, having been fictitious
regards the information he submitted to this bank at the time of opening the
The account at this moment has no beneficiary since the name
Mr.Marc filled, as his next of kin has no contact information in the form he
submitted to the bank. I have secretly removed all the relevant files to the
account from the dormant section so that bank auditors will not verify the
abandoned money and refer it to Federal Treasury via South Africa reserve bank'.
Credit balance of the said account is US$40.25m (Forty-million, two hundred and
fifty United States Dollars) My Dear Friend, the deal here is that the money in
this account will be approved and remitted to any foreigner who shows up as next
of kin to Mr. Marc provided such person has correct information to the account.
I have such needed information and will hand it over to you as soon as we
commence the transaction.
I will source all necessary documents and
forward them to you for direct submission to the bank. With my position as the
foreign operations manager we will quietly remove this money from the bank
without hitches. I don't have any problem in regularizing all necessary
documents and transferring the credit balance of the said account to your
nominated bank account in overseas, but the problem is trust. I have spent
months in trying to get an overseas reliable contact. It is worthy to note that
people are unreliable these days and even derive joy in telling lies.
this ground I request your unreserved but sincere cooperation devoid of greed in
carrying out this transaction so that no one amongst both of us shall defraud
each other at the end. I am prepared to split at 60%---40% for you, provided
that mine (60%) will be intact at the end. Please get back to me via email as a
matter of urgency E-Mila:email@example.com
Manager, Foreign Operations
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