Inheritance scams

Donation from Mrs. Elvina Daniels ($ 6.5 million) for the work of God.
elvina.daniels437@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 28, 2018 from elvina.daniels437@gmail.com

elvina.daniels437@gmail.com
elvina.daniels437@gmail.com
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elvina.daniels437@gmail.com

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Donation from Mrs. Elvina Daniels ($ 6.5 million) for the work of God.

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Donation from Mrs. Elvina Daniels ($ 6.5 million) for the work of God.


Donation from Mrs. Elvina Daniels ($ 6.5 million) for the work of God. – elvina.daniels437@gmail.com


Dearest one in Christ, I am Mrs Elvina Daniels, i married Mr Nelson Daniel, for 19 years without a child and my husband died in 2007. I&m contacting you so that you will know my desire to donate the sum of $ 6,500,000 that i inherited from my late husband to charity, currently the fund is still in the bank. Recently, my doctor told me that i have serious sickness which is cancer problem and i will not last for the next 2 months.I want a person that will use this fund for orphanages, schools, churches, widows, propagating the word of God in his country.Reply me for more information&s, and also send me the following information, as per below. Your full name . Address .. Age Occupation .. Photo Remain blessed, Your sister in Christ Mrs. Elvina Daniels. Donation from Mrs. Elvina Daniels ($ 6.5 million) for the work of God. elvina.daniels437@gmail.com

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