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Below is a copy of the scam if you wish to read it.
I am Cao Lixin, operation officer of Shenzhen Development Bank. I am getting in touch with you regarding the estate of a deceased client with similar last name and an investment placed under our banks management.
In 2000, the subject matter, Mr. Alfred came to our bank to engage in business discussions with our private banking division. He informed us that he had a financial portfolio in United States dollars, which he wished to, have us invest on his behalf in another bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).
However Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) got in touch with us last year that this money has not been claimed. On further enquiry we found out that Alfred was involved in an accident in Mainland China, which means he died intestate. He has no next of kin and the reason I am writing you is because you are namesakes.
If we can be of one accord, we should act swiftly on this. Please get back to me immediately via my email address below
I await your response.
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