Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Mr. Kone Ado very urgent

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From: "Mr. Kone Ado" <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:41:36 +0000
Subject: very urgent


I am Mr. Kone Ado, the principal treasury officer with one of the prime banks in Ivory Coast. I have a business proposal which will be of mutual benefit to us. Our bonafide customer died years ago leaving no next of kin behind , he is from your country and i am making this contact to you because you have same last name with the deceased and and it will make it easy for us to claim the fund he left behind. Reply immediately if you are interested.


Mr Kone

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