Inheritance scams

ENDAVOUR TO USE FOR THE NEEDY..
khoinptv@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from seniz.yavuz@atlasglb.com

khoinptv@gmail.com
khoinptv@gmail.com
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seniz.yavuz@atlasglb.com

Subject:

ENDAVOUR TO USE FOR THE NEEDY..

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Email Subject:

ENDAVOUR TO USE FOR THE NEEDY..


ENDAVOUR TO USE FOR THE NEEDY.. – khoinptv@gmail.com


Hello Dearest, Greetings my dear, I am writing this mail to you with heavy tears in my eyes and great sorrow in my heart. I prayed before searching the internet and I saw your email address. I am Mrs. Eva Bakker from Netherlands and a widow to late Dr. Han Bakker, I am 46 years old, suffering from long time Cancer of the breast. From all indications my condition is really deteriorating and it&s quite obvious that I won&t live more than 2 months according to my doctors. I have some funds I inherited from my late loving husband Dr. Han Bakker which he deposited in a Bank. I need a very honest and God fearing person that can use these funds for Charity work, helping the Less Privileges, and 20% of this money will be for your time and expenses, while 80% goes to charities. Please let me know if I CAN TRUST YOU ON THIS to carry out this favour for me. If YES , Please send me the below information to enable me know you more better and inform my lawyer of your . Full Name: Phone number: Contact address: Age : Occupation: I look forward to your prompt reply to enable me give you more details. Yours sincerely Mrs. Eva Bakker khoinptv@gmail.com khoinptv@gmail.com

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