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From: Lady Rita Mosley,
4 Bogus Address,
Chelsea, SW3, England.

Here writes Lady Rita Mosley, suffering from cancerous ailment. I used to
be married to Sir David Mosley English man(Deceased).My husband was into
private practice all his life before his death. Our life together as man
and wife lasted for three decades without child. My husband died after a
protracted illness. My husband and I made a vow to uplift the down-trodden
and the less-privileged individuals as he had passion for persons who can
not help themselves due to physical disability or financial predicament. I
can adduce this to the fact that he needed a Child from this relationship,
which never came.

When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of Twenty Million Great
Britain Pounds Sterling which were derived from his vast estates and
investment in capital market with his bank here in UK. Presently, this
money is still with the Bank. Recently, my Doctor told me that I have
limited days to live due to the cancerous problems I am suffering from.
Though what bothers me most is the stroke that I have in addition to the
cancer. With this hard reality that has befallen my family, and me I have
decided to donate this fund to you and want you to use this gift which
comes from my husbands effort to establish a charity home  called "Mosley
Charity Foundation" for the upkeep of widows, widowers, orphans, destitute,
the down- trodden, physically challenged children, barren-women and persons
who prove to be genuinely handicapped financially.

I took this decision because I do not have any child that will inherit this
money and my husband relatives are bourgeois and very wealthy persons and I
do not want my husband hard earned money to be misused or invested into ill
perceived ventures.Hence the reason for taking this bold decision.I am not
afraid of death hence I know where I am going. I do not need any telephone
communication in this regard due to my deteriorating health and because of
the presence of my husband relatives around me.I do not want them to know
about this development.

You can contact me through my private email address:
mosleysdreams_uk@domain.co.uk

As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you Directives on how to
contact the bank in UK. I will also issue you a Letter of Authority that
will empower you as the original beneficiary of this fund. My happiness is
that I lived a life worthy of emulation. Please assure me that you will act
just as I have stated herein.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Lady Rita Mosley.