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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE.
Office of the Minister of Finance
53, boulevard saint michel,
carré 590 e b.p.06-2650
COTONOU BENIN REPUBLIC.
EMAIL: (office) ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
TEL: +229-64137860 (Hot-Line)
ATTN: Beneficiary. PAYMENT FILE NUMBER: A
Release/Transfer Notice for your due Funds (US$15,500,000:00).
Payment File No: A.
Attn: Fund owner
It is very important that the recipient of this Letter should call this office in order to confirm it to us that this very Letter was received by you, the true beneficiary. You are advised to read this Letter very carefully because every para-graph explains what you need to know about the Release and Transfer of your due Funds.
At this point, we wish to remind you to stop all further contact with any person or person(s) whom is not recommended by this Ministry. Our Intelligence Monitoring Unit (I.M.U), Code of Conduct Bureau, Legal Unit and The Benin Republic Police Force (B.P.F) have already apprehended some of those suspects whom attempted to divert your Funds.
We are glad to announce it to your hearing today that the Executive President of The Federal Republic of Benin and the Accountant General of the Federation have collectively Approved and signed the Order to Release and Transfer being the certified documentation authorizing us (The Federal Ministry of Finance) to credit your nominated Bank Account. A copy of the Order to Release and Transfer have been forwarded to our international remittance department for the onward crediting of your Funds.
In other words, we put it to you that we are ready to remit your said Funds into your chosen Bank Account, because we have a 4-5 working days time constrain to Pay-off each beneficiary short-listed to be Paid by this Ministry. Our Legal Unit have already reviewed your Payment Files and they have passed it on to my desk for me to Pay you accordingly, so be rest assured that you will receive your due Funds as soon as possible. Officially, you will receive your due Funds via an “Electronic Wire Transfer” which will enable your Funds reflect in your chosen Bank Account within 48hrs after effect.
This mode of Payment is defined as one of the best and safest mode to remit huge Funds internationally as it is absolutely different from the usual swift transfer which takes longer time. Most Banks within the United States of America, Europe and other developed countries operate with the “Electronic Wire Transfer” for international transfers because it is a recent innovation in the Banking industry.
Certainly we shall transfer your valued US$15,500,000:00 from the Sundry/Suspense Account of the Federal Government of Benin being the official Account for international/foreign Payments/debts. A Sundry/Suspense Account can be defined as a secret Account owned by a government and operated by certain assigned government officials being the authorized signatories whom must sign before Funds can be remitted from such account. For this very account no form of direct withdrawals can be made from it except a Bank to Bank wire transfer which must be Approved by the Executive President being the principal signatory to the account.
Consequent to the fact that I am responsible to Pay you, it is still my duty to enlighten you on the accurate steps to take in order for you to gain full possession of this said Funds been Approved in your name. In the combat against fraud, Funds diversion and Funds delay, we have ensured that several foreign beneficiaries have been Paid accordingly in order to retain and rekindle our country’s reputation on the global map because this recent government dispensation is focused and targeted to relieve all foreign debts as mandated by The Senate, The National House of Assembly,
The Federal Executive Council (F.E.C), Code of Conduct Bureau and The Federal Ministry of Finance (F.M.F). Already, a lot of foreign beneficiaries have been Paid by this Ministry so yours will not be an exception considering the fact that the executive President have Approved your due Funds today date 09 Feb 2019.
In accordance to section (1) paragraph 9 of the Settlement Edict Law of The Federal Republic of Benin of 2018, it is imperative that you provide us with the below listed information so that we can remit your fund immediately. You only required to pay sum of $139.00usd for our official international transfer process charge of your total said and securing of fund release warrant permit from Supreme Court.
1. Bank Name and Address.
2. Bank Account Number:
3. Account Holder’s Name:
4. Routing Number/Swift Code (very important).
5. Your Residential Address.
6. Your mobile or home telephone Number.
7. A form of identification (I.D Card or Driver’s License) is also required for official references.
To this effect, kindly call this office immediately after you read this official Letter. TEL: +229-64137860
This Official Letter is being issued to you (THE BENEFICIARY) by “The Federal Ministry of Finance” in collaboration with The Presidency.
Dr. Henry Douglas
Mrs Jennifer Mike
Phone +229 64137860