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From Barrister Smith Martins Using Christian Eich Name in Fake Email

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Subject: Attn:Beneficiary/Next Of Kin

From email address: Smith Martins (smithmartins03@mailnoticce.net)
Reply-to: smithmartins15@gmail.com

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Smith Martins Chambers
Associates and Solicitor
St. Cross Lane,
Isle of Wight,
PO30 5BZ,
United Kingdom.

Attn:Beneficiary/Next Of Kin,

I do foresee the surprise this letter will bring to you as it comes from a stranger,but be assured that it comes with the best of intentions. I got your contact from a search into the Internet and was inspired to seek your co-operation.I am aware of the risks involved in sending this letter by email,therefore i ask that you consider the factors below and keep it strictly confidential.However, if you are unable to meet my demand, kindly discard of it.

I am Smith Martins, an attorney to Christian Eich. On the 25th of July 2000, my client and his entire family died in the Air France Concorde plane crash heading for New York in their plan for a world cruise, visits the site below.


My late client has a trust account valued at $10.5 million dollars with a private bank in the UK. I have since been asked to provide his next of kin and sincerely i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives since he died with his family.

With the bank giving me a deadline to the end of their organization's financial year ending 12th of April 2008 before they claim the deposit,i now desperately seek your consent to present you as the sole next of kin of the deceased, so that the entire funds can be paid to you either in cash or direct wire transfer and then you and i can share the money or put it in any profitable business.

I have all necessary information to prepare the relevant documentations that will be used to back up the claim under a legitimate ground without violating any laws.All i require is your honest co-operation with a ready hand, focused mind and a sincere heart.

If you are interested please do contact me immediately, so that I can educate you further for us to proceed swiftly.I wait to hear from you ASAP.Please reply to smithmartins15@gmail.com


Smith Martins.(Barrister)