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Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 18:58:52 +0900 (JST)
Subject: From Anjelo Kouassi.
It is my pleasure to write you after much consideration.
My name is Anjelo Kouassi.The only son of late Chief Joseph Kouassi,from Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire (I am 20years of age.
My father was a liability Cocoa and Gold merchant in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire before his untimely death.After his business trip to Tunisia,to nagociate on a cocoa and gold business he wanted to invest in Tunisia, a week after he came back from Tunisia, he got an accident with my mother of which my
mother died instantly but my father died five days after in a private hospital. On that faithful afternoon,
I didnt know that my father was going to leave me after I had earlier lost my mother, but before he gave up the ghost, it was as if he knew he was going to die.
He my father, (may his soul rest in perfect peace) called me to his bed side and told me that he deposited the sum of $10.5m (Ten Million five Hundred Thousand US Dollars) in a bank here in Cote D' Ivoire.That the money was meant for his cocoa and Gold company he wanted to establish in Tunisia,
according to my father he deposited the money in a fixed suspense account using my name as the next of kin, He instructed me to seek for a reliable and trust worthy business partner for my life time investment abroad.
Now I have succeeded in locating the deposit documents and the bank where this money is here in Abidjan,Cote d`Ivoire. Due to war in my country Cote d'Ivoire, I am now seeking for your assistance to help me transfer this money out from my country Cte dIvoire to your account abroad so that we
should invest it in any meaningful and lucrative business in your country because this is my only hope in life. I am willing to offer you 15% of the total fund if only you can help me out of my present predicament.
I await your immediate response coupled with your direct telephone and fax numbers for easy communications.
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