Scam Email received 5/18/2019
CONFIDENTIAL REQUEST – [email protected]
CONFIDENTIAL REQUEST TO RECEIVE $ 237 MILLION DOLLARS INTO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT. I AM HATIM ABDALGADIR AHMAD,AN INVESTMENT CONSULTANT ,CEO OF SHAT CONSTRUCT,AND A SENIOR PARTNER WITH INVESTMENT FUNDING LTD.,LONDON,UNITED KINGDOM.I HAVE BEEN MANDATED BY SOME TOP OFFICIALS OF SAUDI ARABIAN BASED OIL FIRM,SAUDI ARABIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM,AND A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY, TO LOOK FOR A TRUST WORTHY,AND COMPETENT INDIVIDUAL OR CORPORATE BODY THAT HAVE THE CAPACITY TO RECEIVE AND MANAGE THE SUM OF $237MILLION FOR INVESTMENT INTO MUTUAL BENEFITING BUSINESS TRANSACTION.THIS MONEY IS A PRODUCT OF LEGITIMATE COMMISSION GIVEN TO THEM BY A FOREIGN OIL SERVICES COMPANY THAT EXECUTED CONTRACTS IN THEIR FIRM,AND IT’S CURRENTLY DEPOSITED WITH A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN EUROPE.DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY FOR FURTHER CLARIFICATION. THANKS. HATIM ABDALGADIR AHMAD. PARKFIELD, ST ARVANS CHEPSTOW MONMOUTHSHIRE. LONDON UNITED KINGDOM HATIM ABDALGADIR – [email protected]
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