|From: Ferminus Lecoko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mar 13, 2008 12:30 PM
Subject: Your Immediate Attention// Miss Young
Dear Miss Young,
Please forgive my using this means to reach you but I cant think of any other way of letting you know the urgent matter at hand. I acted as personal attorney to late Mr. E . Young,who lived and worked here for more than twenty years as a major contractor and businessman.
On the1st ofOctober 2005, he and his wife and only daughter were involved in an automobile accident while visiting a neighboring country on vacation. They were buried two weeks after and I have exhausted all means of reaching who may have been related to them. This has been made more difficult because no mention was made of any relative while he was alive.
To the best of my knowledge, before his death, he had an investment deposit totalling more than Twenty Million Five hundredthousandUnited States Dollars(US$ 20.500.000.00) with the major bank here and now they have asked me to provide a next of kin if there is, or the estate will then revert to the government and so it would be lost.
My proposal is that you allow to be presented for this role so that documentation can be processed and payment made in your favour. This is a project which will see us partner to realise. I would be willing for us to discuss terms of participation in order to protect our various interests.
I want to assure you right away that I have positioned this deal to not last for more that two weeks. I shall be willing to discuss futher on this if write back or send to me your direct telephone number so we can discuss in the type of confidential atmosphere which this matter requires.
Awaiting your immediate response.
GANFON AVENUE, P.M.B 1074
Dear Miss Young,
I herewith in receipt of your response and as you rightly know I contacted you in this matter base on the fact that you bear the same surname with my late client and of the same nationality since I had sought for the relatives without success and instead of this fund being confisticated by the Finance Firm as I did mentioned in my proposal or being claimed by some unscrupulous person.
I however, apologize for my interference into your privacy as this was done out of my desire to locate a sincere and trustworthy individual who can guarantee the confidence needed in this matter and with due respect and honour.
As the content of your mail reads, note thatall I wantfrom you is to stand as a next of kin and beneficiary to the unclaimed estate of my deceased client.I also wish to notify you of the authencity and legality of this matter despite your skeptism towards this gesture as this is not a joke.
You should note that all the original documents that will be needed in a transaction of this nature ascertaining you as the bonafide beneficary and next of kin to my late client will duely and legally beobtained andissued in your names and favour. I do not know you but I feel you will be human enough to be honest to me at least for bringing you into a deal capable of fetching something tangible.
I have done everything possible to trace the relatives of my late client without any luck,most of his properties here were vandalised by hoodlums and some over grown by weeds as there is no one to look after them.It was until the finance firm with the said deposit invited me to their office and mandated me as his attorney here in Togoto locate and present to them his next of kin for the release of his outstanding fund with them,the total sum of ($US20.5 M) Only. It's upon this that I decided to contact you as bearing the same surname in order to assist me in putting claims to this fund for the release and transfer.
Please,understand that there is no atom of risk involve in this transaction because it is I as his attorney that has been mandated by the finance firm to provide his next of kin and it's whosoever that I forward his names to the said firm that will be approved as his legitimate next of kin.
Of course,I know that you might not be related or even know Mr. Young (late) but as I really made a thorough inquiry and was convinced that he had non known living relative as I understood that he came toTogo sometime in 1965.
Note that the next of kinship as stated by the inheritnace law, is not limited to relations of the deceaced nor is it confided to the circuit of parental relationship, rather it is by choice of the benefactor as regards to whom he wish to will it to (beneficiary) either formally by write up ,or informally by secret information disclosure to beneficiary, be him/ her business partner, relation, kinsmen,friends or well wisher, therefore by virtue of the above stated,I seek consent to present you as the next of kin to my late client since the supposed next of kin also died along with him.
Therefore, in a situation of this kind, it's not published and the respective financial institution only informs the customer's attorney as the case may be and then only waits for the real heir to show up as the availability of such funds are expected to be in he late "customer's will " which would be the only source of knowledge of it by anybody who is entitle to such estate but the real heir was also involved in the accident.
If this fund is not claimed,it will be re-deposited into the treasury of the finance firm as unclaimed bill which be shared among the board of directors due to high level of corruption here and that will become history. There is nothing to worry about as everything is legal with documentaions,it is my duty to provide the next of kin and whosoever I approve as the next of kin will become the beneficairy and receive the fund.
The most important issue to be considered now is trust and confidence in this matter hence I plead this should be our watch word through out this transaction and I can fully assure you on my own part that as much as I work this with you,I will always remain the same.
You have to furnish me with your full details such as your full names, age, marital status, occupation, home and office addresses, telephone and fax numbers. This will enable mego to the authority to present you as the sole next of kin to my late deceased for them to process the neccessities for the immediate released of the deposit in yourfavour without hitch.
You can call me through my direct telephone number ( +228-977 42 22) as indicated for further clarifications.
Your maximum co-operation will be highly appreciated.
Very truly yours,
00228 977 42 22.
( PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY )
GANFON AVENUE, P.M.B 1074
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