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Why do you abandon your funds ($10.5m)????

Scam Email received June 25, 2018 from infooffice218@gmail.com

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Why do you abandon your funds ($10.5m)????

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Why do you abandon your funds ($10.5m)????

Why do you abandon your funds ($10.5m)???? – infooffice218@gmail.com

Sent from: Henry Mike Why do you abandon your funds ($10.5m) ten million five hundred thousand United States of America Dollars ? the matter came into our custody for cancellation of your Payment, As matter of fact your Payment file is in my office federal high court to obtain power of attorney to cancel your payment, Are you aware of that? or are you not the owner fund? You are advice to contact Chief Justice Henry, with on his E-mail Address (infooffice218@gmail.com) before the Court will take any action. Urgent reply. Regards Chief Justice Henry Mike Federal High Court of Justice Nigeria Address; No 29 Adekunle Fajuyi Way,G.r.a Ikeja infooffice218@gmail.com

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