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SCOTT OBI Re: Compliment Of The Day

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From: SCOTT OBI <>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:04:03 -0700
Subject: Re: Compliment Of The Day,

Compliment Of The Day,

I am a Solicitor and the Personal attorney to Mr. Caripides William, a
national the United States and Britain , who died in a Plane crash on
Monday 2nd September 1998 GMT 14:22 UK while they were flying from New
York to Geneva.

I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money that belonged
to my late client before they get confiscated or declared as not
serviceable by the bank where this huge deposit were lodged.

Particularly, the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about
$15.5 Million Dollars, has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin
or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working

Since i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over
fifteen years years now therefore, I have decided to seek your consent
to present you as the next of kin of the deceased, so that the proceeds
of this account valued at $15.5 Million Dollars, can be paid to you and
then you and me can share the money 50% to me and 45% to you, while 5%
will be mapped out for any expenses during the process or tax as your
government may require. I have the certificate of deposit that can be
used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest
cooperation to enable us see the deal through.

I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement
that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch
with me strictly via this email ( to enable us
discuss further.

Best regards,

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