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NameJames Pastser Staff of Investec Bank (England)    

Details of Scam Report
Good day, > > Let me introduce myself again, I am James Pastser, Staff of Investec Bank (England). I am contacting you concerning Mr. Anthony, a deceased customer and an investment he placed under our banks management 8 years ago. I would respectfully request that you keep the contents of this mail confidential and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a result of this mail. I contacted you independently of my investigation and no one is informed of this communication. I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I believe would be of interest to you. In 2004, the subject matter; Mr Anthony came to our bank to engage in business discussions with our private banking division. He informed us that he had a financial portfolio of Fifty million united states dollars, which he wished to have us turn over (invest) on his behalf. I was the officer assigned to his case; I made numerous suggestions in line with my duties as the de-facto chief operations officer of the private banking sector, especially given the volume of funds he wished to put into our bank. We met on numerous occasions prior to any investments being placed. > > I encourage and gave advice on how the funds should be invested, Based on my advice, we spun the money around various opportunities and made attractive margins for our first months of operation, this margin was not the full potential of the fund but he desired low risk guaranteed returns on investments. This bank also gives the choice to depositors of having their mail sent to them or held at the bank itself, ensuring that there are no traces of the account and as I said, rarely they do not nominate next of kin. > Most Private banking clients apart from not nominating next of kin also usually in most cases leave wills in our care, in this case; the deceased died without a testate. In line with our internal processes for account holders who have passed away, we instituted our own investigations in good faith to determine who should have right to claim the estate. This investigation has for the past months been unfruitful. > > We have scanned every continent and used our private investigation affiliate companies to get to the root of the problem. It is this investigation that resulted in my being furnished with your details as a possible relative of the deceased. My official capacity dictates that I am the only party to supervise the investigation and the only party to receive the results of the investigation. What this means, is that our dear late fellow died with no known or identifiable family member. > > In the process of review of our financial report by my department, I discovered that both of you have a similar last name; hence I contacted you so that I can give you further briefing on my intention and how to disburse the funds and estate he left behind. My proposal; you share the same surname with our late client; I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct the Bank to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation. Upon receipt of the deposit, I am prepared to share the money with you in half. That is, I will simply nominate you as the next of kin and have them release the deposit to you. We share the proceeds 50/50. > > As a banker we see so much cash and funds being re-assigned daily. I would want us to keep communication for now strictly by email Please and phone number i will provide you when next i read from you, note I am a family man; I have a wife and children. I send you this mail not without a measure of fear as to the consequences, but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained and that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold. This is the one truth I have learned from my private banking clients. Do not betray my confidence. If we can be of one accord, we should act swiftly on this. > > Please get back to me immediately for further communication > I await your response. > > Regards, > James.
Hello, Thank you so much for your response to my proposal. Good fortune has blessed you with a name that has planted you into the centre of relevance in my life. Let’s share the blessing. Such opportunities only come ones' way once in a lifetime. I cannot let this chance pass me by, for once I find myself in total control of my destiny. These chances won’t pass me by. You should not have anything to worry about, I will do everything legally required to ensure that the project goes smoothly, it shall pass through all Laws of International Banking, and you have my word. The attorney will prepare the necessary Affidavits which shall put you in place as next of kin, he will obtain the necessary clearances from the UK authorities which will cover all the aspects involved in this transaction. The attorney shall be handling all matters of probate on your behalf, he will have all the documents perfected, and with these documents he shall come forward to my bank to apply for the immediate release and transfer of the funds to the account you shall open. I have been a banker for many years and I know perfectly how the system works. I can assure you that you will not in any way regret your involvement with me. We can do this if we join our hands together and work in good faith. Firstly, I want to assure you that this transaction is 100% risk and hitch free and also you will need to assure me that I will have unlimited access to my 50% of the funds once it has been transferred into your account because the funds is going to be transferred into your account and not mine so you are the one to assure me that you will give my own part to me. In light of the above, I will need you to provide me with the following details; Your name and address in full: Your home/mobile phone numbers: Your fax numbers: A brief profile of yourself and occupation (if any): A valid copy of any of your identity card (e.g. international passport, driving license, work ID or national identity card): As soon as I get the information I will have my lawyer go ahead to procure the relevant documents which will confirm you with the rights of the next of kin to deceased and as such I requested your information above as this documents will be documented at the probate office here in London so as to give this venture legal backing and authenticity. Upon receipt of this information the lawyer would go ahead and procure this documents and as soon as we have secured the documents, I will help you make official application to my bank on the strength of the documents that the funds should be released to you as the true next of kin to the deceased Immediately the document is ready and approved by my bank, it will be forwarded to the bank that is presently with the funds to release the funds to you as the true next of kin, You need not to worry as I would use my position to facilitate the approval and the subsequent release of the funds to you. I am now in contact with a foreign online bank; I now intend that you open an account in your name in this foreign bank. The money would be transferred to your account which you will open in the bank for both of us, this is the best way, I have found, it will protect us from my bank. I want us to enjoy this money in peace when we conclude, so you should listen to my instructions and follow them religiously. Also you have to know that I cannot transfer this money in my name as my bank will be aware that it is from me, this is where I need you. As result of this, you will have to open an account in the corresponding bank. I will obtain a certificate of deposit from this my bank, it will be issued in your name, and this will make you the true owner of the funds. After this, the money will be banked online for both of us. We can then instruct the bank to transfer our various shares into our respective home bank accounts. I will also perfect the documentations with the assistance of my attorney to give the transaction the legal right. Looking forward to a good business relationship with you and hoping to hear from you soonest my good friend. Best Regards, James.

Scam Email
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