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Scam Email received July 9, 2018 from firstname.lastname@example.org
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From Mrs. Anna Kone N°38 Rue Des Martyrs Cocody Abidjan,Cote d&Ivoire.Bless You My Dear, I am Mrs. Anna Kone, I am married to Dr. Kone Akoma From Ivory Coast , I and my late husband was into, Estate management and also a government building contractor before my husband earlier death on January 26 2012. We were married for eleven years without a child due my fibriod problem. He died after a brief illness that lasted for only four days.Before his death we were both born again Christian. Since his death I have decided not to remarry or get a child outside my matrimonial home . When my late husband was alive we deposited the sum of $2.5Million (USD) dollars in Finance house.Presently the money is still in Finance house Recently, my Doctor told me that I would not last for the next Four months due to cancer problem. From all indications, my condition is really deteriorating and is quite obvious that I may not live more than two months, because the cancer stage has gotten to a very dangerous stage . Having known my condition I decided to donate this fund to good person that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct herein. I want to you use at last 80% this fund for orphanages, widows and and also propagating the word of God and to endeavor that the house of God is maintained and take the remaining 20% to take good care of your good God Given Home. l took this decision because I don&t have any child that will inherit this money . This is why I am taking this decision to donate this fund for charity. I am not afraid of death hence I know where I am going. I know that I am going to be in the bosom of the Lord.Exodus 14 VS 14 says that the lord will fight my case and I shall hold my peace. I don&t need any telephone communication in this regard because of my health .My happiness is that I lived a life of a worthy Christian. Whoever that Wants to serve the Lord must serve him in spirit and Truth, always be prayerful all through your life. Please i need your information so i can forward it to the Finance house, to let the management know i have gotten you to received my funds. I need your Name,occupation,Address and Phone Number and Age. Hoping to receive your response immedaitely. Thanks and Remain blessed in the Lord. l remain yours sister in Christ. Mrs. Anna Kone firstname.lastname@example.org
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