Inheritance scams

Claim of donation Fund
mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com


Scam Email received July 4, 2018 from mrsanitajohnson476@aol.com

mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com
mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com
Email From:

mrsanitajohnson476@aol.com

Subject:

Claim of donation Fund

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Email Subject:

Claim of donation Fund


Claim of donation Fund – mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com


Claim of donation FundMy name is Mrs.Anita Johnson from United States,a widow suffering from Breast Cancer and Stroke, which denied me a child as a result,i may not last till the next two months according to my doctor report.I&m married to late Pastor Christopher Johnson, and we were married for many years without any child before his death. I&m 68 years old woman. I have some funds i inherited from my late husband the sum of(5.8 million dollars) which i needed a very honest and God fearing person who will claim the funds from the bank and use the funds for work of God Affairs like; donation in the house of God,propagating the good news of God and to endeavor God worshiping place and help less-privileged. I found your profile and i decided to contact you for the donation work of God.I don&t need any telephone communication in this regards because of my health according to my doctor report, please if you would be able to use the funds for the work of God as i stated ,contact me back so i will lead you to Ally Bank Limited International in Washington DC where this funds was deposited by my late husband Pastor Christopher Johnson, for you to retrieve the funds in my name as the next of kin.please contact me on my private emil.(mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com)I will stop here until i hear from you.Always pray for my health. May God bless you In Jesus name Amen!!! Mrs.Anita Johnson. mrsanitajohnson250@gmail.com

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