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Thursday, January 24, 2013

This Is Our Last Notice To You.

This Is Our Last Notice To You.

We wish to notify you again that you were listed as a beneficiary to the total sum of US$18,500,000.00 Dollars in the intent of the deceased (name now withheld since this is our second letter to you).

We contacted you because you bear the surname identity and therefore can present you as the beneficiary to the inheritance since there is no written will. Our legal services aim to provide our private clients with a complete service. We are happy to prepare Wills, set-up and administer Trusts, carry out the Administration Of Estates and prepare and administer Powers Of Attorney.

All the papers will be processed in your acceptance. In your acceptance of this deal, we request that you kindly forward to us your letter of acceptance, your current telephone and fax numbers and a forwarding address to enable us file necessary documents at our high court probate division for the release of this sum of money in your favour.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Alfonso Cortez

Saturday, January 19, 2013


Oakhill House
130 Tonbridge Road
Hildenborough Tonbridge
Kent TN11 9DZ



I am Mr. John Fisher, I work as the Fund Executive Manager with Fidelity Investment UK, the world leading Investment & Fund Management Institution based in UK/Channel Island.

I have an investor under my portfolio with a closing balance of Forty Two Million, Eight Hundred and Seventy Thousand Dollars ($42.870m), as his first initial deposit. This investor died three years ago leaving no WILL or AUTHORIZATION for Re-transfer of his investment and its proceeds to the NEXT OF KIN.I have personally carried out an investigation on the subject matter that took me 12 months to finalize and was made to understand that the family or relatives of the investor knows nothing about his investment with fidelity and none have any records of all his deposits and investment with us, there by creating an avenue for claiming of the said funds with its accrued interest on presentation of a trustworthy person that can stand as the NEXT OF KIN to the deceased.

If you are interested I can present you as the NEXT OF KIN with proper documentation that will qualify you to have the funds claimed and on doing this, our establishment will not question the release of the funds to you as I will make sure that we comply with the banking laws and ethics of claiming the investment in our establishment.

Our sharing ratio will be 50:50. Please contact me for more details if interested.

Looking forward to hearing from you shortly.


Mr. John Fisher.
Executive Manager.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013



Marlow International,
Parkway, Buckinghamshire.
Tel: +447024019496; Fax: +447092985893

Our Ref: UK/fdpb/2012/01

Dear Beneficiary,


In the course of our General Auditing and Account revision of this quarter of the year 2012, we discovered that the Bank Accounts belonging to some Beneficiaries have been changed on the basis that the owners have DIED IN TESTATE (without leaving a WILL) some time last year or have given out an authorization note of change of data.

After the investigations however, it was revealed that there are Foreigners who are collaborating with Retired or former Staff to make these changes illegally without the knowledge of the Bonafide Beneficiaries and there is one traced to your data been changed to one MR. DAVID BROWN of GLOBAL OIL & GAS SERVICES (UK) who said you are dead, hence they have forwarded a DEAD CERTIFICATE bearing your name so as to divert your funds, IT WAS STATED THAT YOU DIED OF HEART FAILURE.

They have also forwarded the bank account below as the new account that will receive this fund / money.

Bank: Bank of China
Bank Address: Des Veoux Road , Central - Hong Kong
Account Name: Global Oil & Gas Services, UK
Account Number: 113-685174-667
Bank Code: 024

Swift Code: HASEHKHH

But we wanted to confirm if actually this is true and decided to write to your email address for confirmation, which after 48 hours from today and there is no response, we shall then carry out payment in their favour.

If proved otherwise by you that you did not die, please forward to us all your related details including your full names, direct telephone numbers, contact address, copy of your ID and also details of your payment. These details from you will help to assist us reach a conclusion that you are not dead and that the fund in question belongs to you.

Anything contrary to this claim will help us charge this man and his partners to court and prosecute them while your fund will be paid to you immediately without any further delay. You have to get back to us on time for us to commence legal proceedings against Mr. David Brown Jones and his associates.

You have 24-48hours to respond to this message or else we carry out payment in their favour as the fund has been programmed for payment this week.


Sincerely Yours,

Mr. Picard Marc Roger
(Int'l Payment Director)