I just received this poor heart wrenching email. What really touched me, along with the content and the fact a poor 87 year old woman typed it, was the fact that they picked ME. LIttle ole me, somehow, they decided that I was that special someone who could help them out.
ATTN: From Emily Jackman Olivier‏
From: monties (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Sent: Mon 3/17/08 6:14 PM
I am sure this mail would be coming to you as a surprise as we have never met and you would also be asking why I have decided to choose you amongst the numerous internet users in the world. Precisely I cannot say why I have chosen you but do not be worried for I come in peace and something very positive is about to happen to your life right now and to the lives of others through you if only you can carefully read and digest the message below. The internet has made the world a global village where you can reach out to anyone you have not met before.
Before I move further, permit me to give you a little of my biography. I am Mother Emily Olivier, an 87year-old woman and the wife to Late Sir Jackman Olivier who died in a Plane crash on Monday, the 7th of September 1998 GMT 14:22 UK while they were flying from New York to Geneva. Please see site below for more detailed information.http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9809/swissair.victims.list/index.html
After the death of my husband, I became the Head of his investment and now that I am old and weak, I have decided to spend the rest of my life with my family and loved ones whom I never had time for during the course of my business life. Before the death of my husband, we had a plan to use the last days of our lives to donate half of what we have worked for to the less privileged and charity homes while the other half for ourselves, family members and close friends. It is so unfortunate though that my husband is not alive today to do this with me and I am very weak and old now, I have thus decided to do this philanthropic work on behalf of my late husband and I. Presently, I have willed out half of our assets to several charity homes and to some of the less privileged in different countries.
Despite the agreement between my late husband and I to give aid to the deprived, we also agreed to render support to an individual we have never met before in life due to the fact that when we were still young in life, we received an anonymous help from an individual we didnt know and still dont know till date. The impact we got from this gesture has prompted us to take this decision to do same.
I am sorry to inform you that you will never have the chance to know me because I have just concluded the assignment which my husband and I have agreed on before his sudden death and you happened to be the beneficiary of our last WILL. Irrespective of your previous financial status, I need you to do me and yourself the favour of accepting our offer that will cost you nothing.
I have presently deposited a Cheque in the sum of £5,800,000.00 British Pound with FedEx Express to deliver to you. What you have to do now is to contact the FedEx COURIER SERVICE assoon as possible to know when they will deliver your package to you
because of the expiring date. Please NOTE that I have paid for the Delivering Charge, Insurance Premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque indicating that the funds is not obtained from Drug Proceeds or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country.
The only money you will send to the FedEx COURIER SERVICE to deliver your Draft direct to your Postal Address in your country is £165.34 GBP being the Security Keeping Fee of the Courier Company thus far.
You have to contact the FedEx COURIER SERVICE now for the delivery of your Draft with this information below:
Contact Person: Mr. Mark Robbins
Email Address: email@example.com
Again, don't be deceived by anybody to pay any other fee except £165.34 British Pounds. I would have paid this fee as well but the courier company insisted that I should not because they werent sure when you will be contacting them and to avoid Accumulation of Demourage.
You are to reconfirm the below information to them to avoid any mistake on the Delivery and ask them to give you the tracking number to enable you track your package over there and know when it will get to your address.
Direct telephone number:
Below is the security keeping code: (SCT/0433/CC) of you draft, you are to present it to them for verification before delivery.
Please reply only to the above email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) as i will not be available to respond to your email. Let me repeat again, ensure to contact them as soon as you receive this mail to avoid any further delays and remember to pay them their Security Keeping Fee of £ 165.34 GBP for their immediate action.
Note: Please I do not want you to thank me or my husband. All I need you to do is to invest wisely with it and do the same good to someone’s life someday as this is the only way this world would be a better community if we render selfless services to one another.
Be also notified that I will no longer be reading my emails or surfing the internet as I have retired completely from the outside world to my ranch. At this moment I have nothing to do with cars, emails and other luxuries, all further correspondence should be forwarded to the courier company for the delivery of your cheque to you.
Mrs. Emily Jackman Olivier
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