Ok so yes i've assumed this is a scam but has anyone actually contacted this bank or numbers and seen what has happened?I got sent this first:
Hello my love
My name is LINDA EDWIN, 23 YEARS, You can check in my profile to see all about me. I am interested to make good friendship together with you. I really love to associate with people in your country (http:/ /www.istudio.com) so this is just a good opportunity for me. i plead that you accept my request and reply me and contact me directly to email address add We shall proceed to exchange pictures, details and ideas when you reply.
thank you so much, I am happy to be your friend;
From LINDA EDWIN.
Then This a week later:
Hello My Love
I know this mail will come to you as a surprise since we have not meet or had a previous correspondence please bear with me,i will really like to have a good relationship with you, and i have a special reason why i decided to write you because of the urgency of my situation here.
It gives me more joy because i do believe that we both have to be open-minded and sincere as to know each other deep down,share our loneliness and thoughts,before i proceed further let me introduce myself fully to you,
I am Linda Edwin 23 years old girl from iberia, my hobbies are,reading novels,jogging,listening to music,cooking,listen to music, tv and movies.Iam the only daughter of Late Dr.Frank Edwin ,before my fathers death he was a very well know merchant in cocoa, kola-nuts, cashew nuts, arts works and land developer,my father was killed by unknown gun men no one know why he was short but before he died he is being taking to a private hospital where he stay and died but before he died he told me everything about this money since am the only child he has.
I am constrained to contact you because of the maltreatment I'm receiving from my step mother,She planned to take away all my late father's treasury and properties from me since the unexpected death of my beloved Father,Meanwhile I wanted to escape to Europe but she hide away my international passport and other valuable traveling documents.
Luckily she did not discover where I kept my fathers File which contains important documents. So I decided to run to the refugee camp where I am presently seeking asylum under the United Nations High Commission for the Refugee herein Dakar, Republic of Senegal.
I wish to contact you personally for a long term business relationship and investment assistance in your Country,My father deposited the sum of USD$6.7 million Dollars in a Bank with my name as the next of kin. However, I shall forward you with the necessary documents on confirmation of your acceptance to assist me for the transfer and investment of the fund.As you will help me in the investment, and i will like to complete my studies,
As i was in my first year in the university when the crisis started in my life. it is my wish to compensate you with 20% of the total money as soon as the transfer has being made if maybe you do not find good enough to be your life partner or trustee, This is the reason why I decided to contact you.Please all communications should be through this email address only for confidential purposes.
As soon as I receive your positive response showing your interest I will put things into action immediately. In the light of the above, I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction sincerely.
You can call me with this phone number (+221771659261),this is Rev John phone number who is taking care of us in the camp here in Senegalhis Email is ( firstname.lastname@example.org
),because i have no phone here but if you will like to speak to me on phone, it is the Reverend fathers Number here in the camp, call and tell him you want to talk to me ,he will call me because i am staying at the female hostel.
I attached here my photo,
Please do keep this only to your self please i beg you not to disclose it till i come over , once the fund has been transferred.
Yours Linda .Edwin
And then this:
Hello My Love (Name deleted)
I thank you once again for your kindness towards me. Remember i trust you dear that is why i am giving you all this informations. is for you and you alone ok please keep it to yourself ok and know that trust is what matters and not any other thing ,i really need you in all things ok,
Meanwhile I have informed the bank about my plans to claim this money and the only thing they told me is to look for a foreign partner who will stand on my behalf due to my refugee status and the laws of this country.and i have write to them about you so you can send a mail to them tell them that you are coming on my behalf that you are my partner and trustee..
You will have 20% of the total money helping me In this regards and the remaining money will be managed by you in any business of your choice.which you think will be good ok, i will like you to contact the bank immediately with this information,tell them that you are my foreign partner and that you want to know the possibilities of assisting me transfer my $6.7 Million dollars,deposited by my late father of which i am the next of kin.
The contact information of the bank are as follows,
TRANSFER DEPARTMENT ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND.
HEAD OFFICE/: 36 ST Andrew Square Edinburgh
EH2 2YE, UK.
email.address ( email@example.com
The name of the transfer officer is Sir Stephen Hester .
Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org
Account name Frank .Edwin
Next of kin Miss Linda.Edwin.
Account Number Is ALC643I08701346/QB/71/B.
My prayers is to move out from here as soon as possible.Please make sure that you contact the bank so that after the transfer you can send some money from that money for me to prepare my traveling documents to meet with you in your country.
Contact them now on how to transfer the $6.7 Million dollars, deposited by my late father of which i am the next of kin. My dear i am glad that God has brought you to help me out from this situation and i promise to be kind and will equally need you in every area of my life plus investing this money since i am still too young to manage it ok.
As i told you before ,this camp is just like a prison and my prayers is to move out from here as soon as possible .Please make sure that you contact the bank for more information ok.l am waiting to hear from you soonest!. Yours forever .