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Passsion Driven Investment Opportunity

Scam Email received June 23, 2018 from phil.globalresource@gmail.com

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Passsion Driven Investment Opportunity

Passsion Driven Investment Opportunity – phil.globalresource@gmail.com

Hello, I am Dr. Phil Pearson, a business and investment consultant. I got your contact details in my search for reliable and reputable company(s) or persons to partner in an area of investment. With a good annual return on investment. Our team of experts will engage with you to identify profitable areas of investment, understudy same and careful engage professionals within the ambit of the law to key in action plan. Funding will be sourced by us as there are existing donors and investors readily available to fund such project(s). Should this interests you, do send us feedback to enable us put in action plans and workout modalities for a conference with you where we would interface, build confidence, consider proposals and seal contracts if possible. Best regard. Phil Pearson (Dr) Global Resources Services London, United Kingdom phil.globalresource@gmail.com

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