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From: "MR HENRY COLE" <firstname.lastname@example.org> (may be fake)
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 22:21:04 +0000
Subject: URGENT REPLY IS NEENED
N° 1CHERYL DERIVE JUBA HILL FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE.
With regards, Am Mr Henry Cole, The Marketing Manager of [Multi Mining Sierra Leone Ltd].Due to the expansion in our local mining firm here, Our board and Partners now decide to reach out to the International Market.Multi Mining
S/L Ltd is a company that was establish in the year 1999 by late Chief Edward Simbo in KONO[KONO DISTRICT] Which happen to be my boss then .
Presently we have Gold Dust of 75Kilo at hand now And incase your company need Gold bars our company here stand as a guarantor for provision. Our prices are moderate.
If interested in transacting business with our company kindly reach via email:(email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>) or phone.(Tel-232-33-312619).So that We can forward to you the company policy /price list.
Thanks in advance, looking forward to doing a long term business with your company.