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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

The so-called "419" scam is a type of fraud dominated by criminals from Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Victims of the scam are promised a large amount of money, such as a lottery prize, inheritance, money sitting in some bank account, etc.

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From: Mr.Wang <>
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 16:40:40 +0800
Subject: Search partners of Chain auto Assembly Plant.;;

Dear Sir, How are you !
We are China car manufacturer and investor to search your country local partners for investing Chain JV auto assembly plant. And that is a pragmatic,sustainable win-win cooperation development strategy.China's overseas auto assembly plants have great strong advantages:With an Chinese integrate auto industrial chain of technological advantage,best price performance,financial superiority,talents cumulation,and plusing with your local capital,/sales channel resources/human resources,the combination of joint venture factory will help you to realize national industrialization.
If you are interested in more information, we are willing to provide detailed solutions.Some actual background informations you havn¡¯t reach: Our auto chain assembly plant can provide KD products include:sedan car,truck series, pickup,SUVs and trucks/MPV,mini jeeps, mini moke, bus series (CNG series,Airport bus, newenergy vehicles,
Electric bus, hybrid bus) etc.In fact,we have already established many auto chain assembly plants overseas including:Syria, Ghana, Nigeria,Angola, Brazil; Bangladesh, Pakistan.Nepal, Our cooperation
is based on win-win situation.Our cooperation methods include:
1. Joint venture model, as China partner, provides key equipment/ technology supports(factory design/automobile manufacturing technology/worker training/ Help localize parts manufacturing etc.) and financial support......
2. Conditions for joint venture cooperation
In order to arouse the enthusiasm of local governments and partners, China does not control the share.We prefer to cooperate with capitalists with overseas education background, and experienced industrialists are more suitable for this project.Our cooperation principle is "common development and win-win".We do not accept the cooperation model of "landlord and rent collection". We have specific requirements for the partners of the joint venture:
Workshop: the workshop area is more than 5,000-8,000 square meters, and the land area is more than 15,000-25,000 square meters.
Cash: with certain economic strength, the investment capacity must exceed 2 million dollars.(excluding land and plant value)
Market channels: automobile sales channels (sales network)
Your country Nice Import tariff policy: Your country import tariff policy very important, gap of import tariff between auto spare part CKD (completely knocked down) term and CBU (complete built unit) shall be over 30-35%; If you are interested in this project,
we will discuss the detail arrangements for the joint venture.If you have any good Suggestions, please feel free to tell us! if you like know more message£¬ please you visit our website: ; ;;
Best regard !
Reply 3 Email @:; ;;
Mr.Weilin Wang(General manager of oversea market investment & development Dept.and Group directors)China Big S & T DEV(Group)Co.,Ltd;
List of our oversea chain auto assembly plant by Holding or taking a share project:Mr.Weilin Wang(General manager of oversea market investment & development Dept.and Group directors) China Big S&T DEV(Group)Co.,Ltd; List of our oversea chain auto assembly plant by Holding or taking a share project: 1,Syria A&B auto plant;2,Ghana MKC Auto Co.,Ltd; 3,Angola ATJ JinBei Auto Co.,Ltd; 4, Eastern Africa Vehicle Co.,Ltd; 5,Pakistan Topsun auto plant; 6,Middle africa motor Ltd;8,East africa bus plant;9,Brazil Motors Co.,Ltd;;;;Tel:+86-23-67635049-606;+86-18084013166(Viber or WeChat ) (WhatsApp Temporarily disabled in China); +86 15310876939 Skype:W.L.Wang66;QQ.574324829 :

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