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Am seeking for your honest and reliable partnership
johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp


Scam Email received July 5, 2018 from johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp

johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp
johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp
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johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp

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Am seeking for your honest and reliable partnership

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Am seeking for your honest and reliable partnership


Am seeking for your honest and reliable partnership – johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp


Greetings I am sorry to encroach into your privacy in this manner, I found you listed in the Trade Center Chambers of Commerce directory here in Iraq, I find it pleasurable to offer you my partnership in business. I only pray at this time that your address is still valid. I want to solicit your attention to receive money on my behalf. I am Capt. John Cross, an officer in the US Army, and also a West Point Graduate presently serving in the Military with the 82nd Airborne Division Peace keeping force in Baghdad, Iraq. I am on the move to Afghanistan from Iraq as the last batch just left, and i really need your help in assisting me with the safe keeping of two military trunk boxes which has just arrived the USA from the Iraq.a I hope you can be trusted? Kindly view this news blog below for some info http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7444083.stmif you can be trusted will explain further when i get a response from you. waiting for your early reply, Best regards. Capt: John. Cross johnhhdhii@space.ocn.ne.jp

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