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Mr Chiedu Okonta Compensation As A Fraud Victim

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From: "Mr Chiedu Okonta" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:18:51 +0200
Subject: Compensation As A Fraud Victim

located at Liberia Road, Heritage Tower, Ambassadorial, Ridge, Accra 12345, Ghana
PHONE: +233 231648174
FAX: 233 277139322


I am Chiedu Okonta, director cash processing unit, UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA [U.B.A the only bank appointed by the O.A.U. Members lead by President Robert Mugabe.
Because of the frauds going on in West Africa countries where some innocent beneficiaries were asked to pay in advance before receiving their money owed to them.
The above Africa union held meeting in Ghana and resolve to pay all beneficiaries in cash through means of diplomatic courier service. We receive your files from international monetary fund (I.M.F.) as one of the beneficiaries.Take note; three thousand united state dollars (USD$3,000) have been mapped out for all expenses in taxes and other documents that matters

Therefore, I want you to bear it in mind that your total fund will be no more One million five hundred thousand united state dollars ($1.500,000.00) but One million four hundred and ninety seven thousand united state dollars ($1.497,000.00).before we can precede further the progress of this delivery. To this end we request you to reconfirm below information to ensure accurately delivery.

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Chiedu Okonta
Director cash processing unit
United Bank for Africa. (UBA).

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