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I am sure this mail would be coming to you as a surprise since we have
never met before and you would also be asking why I have decided to
chose you amongst the numerous internet users in the world. I saw your
profile on the Internet, which has made me accomplish my request.
I am Mrs. Caroline Freund, the bill and exchange manager of Cahoot
Finance UK. In my department, I discovered an abandoned sum of USD
8,000,000.00. (Eight Million USD), on account of our foreign customers
(MR Paul Louis Halley) who died along with his wife in 2003 in a plane
This dead client late Paul Louis Halley has the sum of $ 8,000,000.00
in his bank account with my bank since 2003 until today.
After going through the late Paul Louis Halley file in the bank, I
discovered that he did not have next of kin or the account beneficiary
in his account opening documents.
Therefore I now sincerely and consciously seek your consent to present
your data as the next of kin / Will Beneficiary to the deceased so
that the total value of $ 8,000,000 will be transferred to you, which
will be shared with this percentage ratio of 60 % to me and 40% to
According to our Banking Act of 1990, if the money is unclaimed after
a period of eighteen (18) years, it will be a government property.
Therefore, I have planned to upload your data in our banking system as
a Next of Kin of the late Mr. Halley because I have tried my best to
locate any of his family members but all such efforts were not
I check this account for over 7-8 years and no one has ever come
forward to claim the fund. But I’ve found that (Late Mr. Paul Louis
Halley) has no next of kin or the account beneficiary before he died.
So, after going through his file in our bank. I sincerely and
consciously seek your consent to present your data as the next of kin
/ Will Beneficiary to this account, so that the total value of USD
8,000,000.00, would be transferred to any bank account of your choice
for our mutual benefit. I’m going to share the money in the ratio of
60% to me and 40% to you.
When you contact me, I will give you more information.