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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.

Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.

Keep in mind that scammers DO NOT use their real names when defrauding people.
The criminals either abuse names of real people or companies or invent names or addresses.
Any real people or companies mentioned below have NO CONNECTION to the scammers!

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From: Mr.Wang <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 06:56:57 +0800
Subject: Search partners of Chain auto Assembly Plant.;

Dear Sir or Madam
How are you !
this is Mr Weilin Wang (General Manager, Director),from China-big S&T (Group) Co.,ltd. Glad to know you are interested in cooperating with us.
About US:
We are automotive manufacturers and investors from China, and our mission is to focus on investing in overseas automotive assembly plant projects.Our investments include capital and automotive manufacturing technologies, brands, key equipment, complete sets of automotive parts and components, and credit support on guaranteed terms.We are a controlled joint venture jointly invested by several China automotive industry corporation and international financial capital.The Chinese government has put forward a "One Belt And One Road" plan.Chinese carmakers and capital are keen to "go global".While helping developing countries achieve industrialization, they should also develop themselves to achieve win-win results.
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 at sametime @:;;
Mr.Weilin Wang(General manager of oversea market investment & development Dept.and Group directors) China Big S&T (Group)Co.,Ltd;
Our shareholders and strategic joint venture partners:include
China ZHZ investor Group£» FD Auto£»China Weichai Auto£»brilliance Auto£»China JL bus£»GX auto group£»SF auto Group£»DY Auto£»LFautoGroup;
List of our oversea chain auto assembly plant by Holding or 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 Temporarily disabled in China); +86 15310876939 Skype:W.L.Wang66; QQ.574324829 :

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