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Monday, October 18, 2010

ancient scam still going strong

I thought this'd died out... but I was wrong.

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Subject: Kabili Ben sent you a message on Facebook...
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 05:32:12 -0700
From: Facebook <notification+ynyanqwa@facebookmail.com>
Reply-To: noreply <noreply@facebookmail.com>

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Kabili sent you a message.

Kabili Ben
Kabili BenOctober 18, 2010 at 3:32pm
Subject: UNCLAIMED LANGA FAMILY ESTATE
UNCLAIMED LANGA FAMILY ESTATE

How are you today,
This is Mr. Kabili ben, a solicitor at law. I am making this proposal to you in respect to the death of one Mr E. Langa, a native of your country who was my client until death leaving some huge amount of money in a security finance firm valued US$6.5million.

Am proposing that you be presented as the next of kin and beneficiary of the fund.
I shall detail you on the confirmation of your genuinity to work this out with me. Kindly use your personal email address and contact me directly through this my private email address kabiliben@hotmail.fr for further discussions.

Regards,
KABILI BEN Esq.
REPLY TO......... kabiliben@hotmail.fr


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