From: Info <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:55:11 -0500
Subject: Business Proposal Request
Regards and thanks for your Attention.
I am Gertjan Vlieghe – Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Bank of England.
Please ignored the length of this message and take your time to read this message for your understanding. This is very important
I am contacting you concerning a deceased customer and an investment he placed under our banks management five years ago. I would respectfully request that you keep the contents of this mail confidential and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a result of this mail
I contacted you independently of our investigation and no one is informed of this communication. I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I believe would be of interest to you. In 2009, the subject matter: Engineer Sylvestre Paccione came to our bank to engage in business discussion with our private banking division. I was a bond strategist and director at Deutsche Bank at that time.
He informed us that he had a financial portfolio of Seventy Eight Million Three Hundred Thousand Pounds, which he wished to have us turn over (invest) on his behalf. I was the officer assigned to his case; I made numerous suggestions in line with my duties as the de-facto chief operations officer of the private banking sector, especially given the volume of funds he wished to put into our bank. We met on numerous occasions prior to any investments being placed. I encouraged him to consider various growth funds with prime ratings. The favored route in my advice to customers is to start by accessing data on 6000 traditional stocks and bond managers and 2000 managers of alternative investments. Based on my advice, we spun the money around various opportunities and made attractive margins for our first months of operation, the accrued profit and interest stood at this point at over ten million United States Dollars, this margin was not the full potential of the fund but he desired low risk guarantied returns on investments.
In mid-2010, he asked that the money be liquidated because he needed to make an urgent landed property investment requiring cash payments in Kingdom of Spain. He directed that I liquidate the funds and deposit it with a security firm in Diplomatic Reserve. I informed him that HSBC would have to make special arrangements to have this done and in order not to circumvent due process, the bank would have to make a 9.5 % deduction from the funds to cater for banking and statutory charges. He complained about the charges but later came around when I explained to him the complexities of the task he was asking of us. Cash movement across borders has become especially strict since the incidents of 9/11. I contacted my affiliate in here in London and made the funds available to the security firm.
I undertook all the processes and made sure I followed his precise instructions to the letter and had the funds deposited at the Diplomatic Reserve based security consultancy firm, (Diplomatic Reserve & Security company). This is a specialist private firm that accepts deposits from high net worth individuals and blue chip corporations that handle valuable products or undertake transactions that need immediate access to cash. This small and highly private organization is familiar especially to the highly placed and well-connected organizations. In line with instructions,the money was deposited with Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company. The deceased told me he wanted the money there in anticipation of his arrival from MALTA later that week. This was the last communication we had, this transpired around 25th October 2010. In June last year, we got a call from Diplomatic Reserve & Security company informing us that the activity of that particular portfolio.
This was an astounding position as far as I was concerned, given the fact that I managed the private banking sector I was the only one who knew about the deposit at Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company, and I could not understand why the deceased had not come forward to claim his deposit. I made futile efforts to locate the deceased. I immediately passed the task of locating him to the internal investigations department of Bristol & West. Four days later, information started to trickle in, apparently our client was dead. A person who suited his description was declared dead of a heart attack in Cannes, South of France. We were soon enough able to identify the body and cause of death was confirmed. The bank immediately launched an investigation into possible surviving next of kin to alert about the situation and also to come forward to claim his estate. If you are familiar with private banking affairs, those who patronize our services usually prefer anonymity, but also some levels of detachment from conventional processes. In his bio-data form, he listed no next of kin.
In the field of private banking, opening an account with us means no one will know of its existence, accounts are rarely held under a name; depositors use numbers and codes to make the accounts anonymous. This bank also gives the choice to depositors of having their mail sent to them or held at the bank itself, ensuring that there are no traces of the account and as I said, rarely do they nominate next of kin. Private banking clients apart from not nominating next of kin also usually in most cases leave wills in our care, in this case; the deceased died without a testate.
In line with our internal processes for account holders who have passed away, we instituted our own investigations in good faith to determine who should have right to claim the estate. This investigation has for the past months been unfruitful. We have scanned every continent and used our private investigation affiliate companies to get to the root of the problem. It is this investigation that resulted in my being furnished with your details as a possible relative of the deceased. My official capacity dictates that I am the only party to supervise the investigation and the only party to receive the results of the investigation. What this means, you being the last batch of names we have considered, is that our dear late fellow died with no or identifiable family member. This leaves me as the only person with the full picture of what the prevailing situation is in relation to the deposit and the late beneficiary of the deposit.
According to practice, Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company will by the end of this financial year broadcast a request for statements of claim to Bristol & West, failing to receive viable claims they will probably revert the deposit back to Bristol & West. This will result in the money entering the Bristol & West accounting system and the portfolio will be out of my hands and out of the private Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company division. This will not happen if I have my way. What I wish to relate to you will smack of unethical practice but I want you to understand something. It is only an outsider to the banking world who finds the internal politics of the banking world aberrational. The world of private banking especially is fraught with huge rewards for those who occupy certain offices and oversee certain portfolio.
You should have begun by now to put together the general direction of what I propose. I alone have the deposit details and they will release the deposit to no one unless I instruct them to do so. I alone know of the existence of this deposit for as far as Bristol & West is concerned, the transaction with our late customer concluded when I sent the funds to Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company, all outstanding interactions in relation to the file are just customer services and due process.
Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company has no single idea of what, the history or nature of the deposit. They are simply awaiting instructions to release the deposit to any party that comes forward. This is the situation. This bank has spent great amounts of money trying to track this man? Family; they have investigated for months and have found no family. The investigation has come to an end. My proposal;you share similar details to the late fellow; I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation.
Upon receipt of the deposit, I am prepared to share the money with you in half. That is: I will simply nominate you as the next of kin and have them release the deposit to you. We share the proceeds 50/50.I would have gone ahead to ask the funds be released to me, but that would have drawn a straight line to me and my involvement in claiming the deposit. I assure you that I could have the deposit released to you within a few days. I will simply inform the bank of the final closing of the file relating to the deceased I will then officially communicate with Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company and instruct them to release the deposit to you. With these two things: all is done. The alternative would be for us to have Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company direct the funds to another bank with you as account holder.
This way there will be no need for you to think of traveling to lay claim to the money from Diplomatic Reserve & Security Company. We can fine-tune this based on our interactions. I am aware of the consequences of this proposal. I ask that if you find no interest in this project that you should discard this mail. I ask that you do not be vindictive and destructive. If my offer is of no appeal to you, delete this message and forget I ever contacted you. Do not destroy my career because you do not approve of my proposal. You may not know this but people like me who have made tidy sums out of comparable situations run the whole private banking sector. I am not a criminal and what I do, I do not find against good conscience, this may be hard for you to understand, but the dynamics of my industry dictates that I make this move. Such opportunities only come ones in a lifetime. I cannot let this chance pass me by, for once I find myself in total control of my destiny. These chances won’t Pass me by. I ask that you do not destroy my chance, if you will not work with me let me know and let me move on with my life but do not destroy me.
I am a family man and this is an opportunity to provide them with new opportunities. There is a reward for this project and it is a task well worth undertaking. I have evaluated the risks and the only risk I have here is from you refusing to work with me and alerting my bank. I am the only one who knows of this situation, good fortune has blessed you with a name that has planted you into the center of relevance in my life. Let? Share the blessing. If you find yourself able to work with me, contact me through this same email account. If you give me positive signals, I will initiate this process towards a conclusion. I wish to inform you that should you contact me via official channels; I will deny knowing you and about this project.
I repeat, I do not want you contacting me through my official phone lines nor do I want you contacting me through my official email account. Contact me only through my private mobile and also through this email address. I do not want any direct link between you and me. My official lines are not secure lines as they are periodically monitored to assess our level of customer care in line with our Total Quality Management Policy.
You can check my profile on wikipedia and my biodata on the bank website where I work Gertjan Vlieghe
Please observe this instruction religiously. Please, again, note I am a family man; I have a wife and children. I send you this mail not without a measure of fear as to what the consequences, but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained and that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold. This is the one truth I have learnt from my private banking clients. Do not betray my confidence if we can be of one accord.
Dr. Gertjan Vlieghe
Correo Corporativo Hospital Universitario del Valle E.S.E
“Estamos re-dimensionandonos para crecer!”