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New York City Police Dept – USA firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT (since 1845)
United States of America (USA).
Address/Location: 16 Ericsson Pl
Special Investigations Bureau
New York, NY, United States.
Date: 17th January 2016.
On a first contact like this, introduction is very important for familiarity. I am Commissioner William J. Bratton, the Commissioner of Police, New York City Police Department here in New York City, USA. This official letter is to inform you that we discovered that some officials whom work under the US Government have attempted to divert your funds (US$5,500,000:00) through a back-door channel. We actually discovered this today through our Secret Agents under the Intelligence Monitoring Unit after we apprehended (Mr. Ali Aeraby) a terrorist suspect.
The mentioned suspect was apprehended at the John F. Kennedy International Airport this morning as he attempted to carry the enormous cash value of US$5,500,000:00 outside the shores of USA. In respect to the money laundering decree of United States, such amount of money can not be moved in cash outside this country (USA) because such attempt is a criminal offense and it is punishable under the money laundering act of 1982 of United States of America. This decree is a globalized law applicable in most developed countries in other to check-mate terrorism and money laundering.
From our gathered information here in this unit, we discovered that the said funds in question actually belongs to you, but it had been purposely delayed because the officials in charge of your payment are into some sort of irregularities which is totally against the ethics of any financial institution. Presently, this said funds valued US$5,500,000:00 is under the custody of the paying bank (Bank of East Asia New York) and I can assure you that your funds will be released to you without a hitch provided that you are sincere to us in this matter. Also, we require your positive co-operation at every level because we are closely monitoring this very transaction in other to avert the bad eggs in our society of today.
Today dated 17th January 2016, we have instructed the Executive management of Bank of East Asia New York (USA) to release and transfer the said funds to you as the certified beneficiary because we have valuable information/records to authenticate that the said funds truly belongs to you. Be that as it may, you are required to provide us with below listed information (for official verification) via email. (email@example.com)
1. First Name, Middle Name and Last Name.
4. Marital Status.
5. Direct Telephone
6. Mobile Phone Number If Any.
6. Residential Address.
We await your immediate response, so that you can be paid by Bank of East Asia New York (USA).
Commissioner William J. Bratton.
Commissioner of Police,
New York City Police Department, USA.