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Monday, November 24, 2008

Sheldy Cross



One out of five!

Sheldy Cross
Dear Partner


My name is Sheldy Cross, I am the credit manager in a bank here in the West Africa. I am contacting you of a business transfer, of a huge sum of money

from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that

everything has been well taken care off, and all will be well at the end of the day. I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.To ease

your apprehension, I got your contact from the British chambers of commerce and industry, foreign trade division. PROPOSITION; I am the account officer

of a foreigner named Gerald Welsh who died in an air crash along with his wife on the 31st October 1999 in an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers

on board. You can confirm this from the website below which was published by CNN.WEBSITE.

Since his death, none of his next-of-kin are alive to make claims for this money as his heir, because they all died in the same accident(May his soul rest in

peace). We cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking

guidelines. Upon this discovery, I now seek your permission to have you stand as a next of kin to the deceased, as all documentations will be carefully

worked out by a lawyer for the funds Twenty- Eight million, Five Hundred Thousand United States dollars (US$28,500,000.00) in a domiciliary account to

be released in your favour as the beneficiary's next of kin. Because after four years the money will be called back to the bank treasury as unclaimed bills

and the money shared amongst the directors of the bank. so it is on this note i decided to seek for whom his name shall be used as the next of

kin/beneficiary to this funds rather than allow the bank directors to shar! e thi! s money amongst themselves at the end of the year. It may interest you

to know that we have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate any of the deceased beneficiaries.

Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the following information if you are


1.A Beneficiary name.In order for me to prepare the PAPER WORK for transfer of the funds in your name.
2.Details particulars of your contact address.
3. Direct Telephone and fax numbers;.For our personal contact.

I shall be compensating you with 25% of the total sum on final conclusion of this project for your assistance, as I have also thought of doling out 5% to

charity organisation from your locality based on your recommendation another 5% for the services of the lawyer while the balance 65% shall be for me

for investment purposes in your country as i cannot bring back this cash to my country. If this proposal is acceptable by you, please endeavor to contact

me immediately.

Do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you by informing you of this transaction from my bank as I will advise you to kindly desist

from responding at all if you do NOT intend to render any assistance.

Thanks and best regards, Sheldy Cross

Important Notes :-

1. Whatever you do, do not respond to any e-mail like this. If you have given bank details to any fraudster like this, then inform your bank immediately and also make sure that you close the account.

2. If the e-mail mentions a well known e-mail address such as from,, etc., then why not forward the offending e-mail to, etc. Hopefully, they'll remove the e-mail address, which will stop people being sucked in.



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