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    Gloria Chow, g.chow.sc@gmail.com, sent a mail after I accepted her/him at LinkedIn. SC-Bank seems to have a real person with the same name:

    “Thanks for accepting my connection in Linkedin and I will formally introduce myself to you. I am Gloria Chow, the Head of Client Relationships of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. I am contacting you concerning an abandoned sum of $22,500,000.00 USD. In September 2007, A customer called X. X., a foreign independent contractor with China National Offshore Oil Corporation(CNOOC) came to our bank for business discussions and possible investment, As the officer in charge of his transaction then, I encouraged him to consider various growth of funds with prime ratings. Then he invested ($19,500,000.00) Nineteen Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only. Based on my advice, we were able to spin the initial deposit with profit and interest to ($22,500,000) Twenty Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars. After few months, my bank (Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd sent several notice to him without response and unfortunately, my client died in a car crash along with his nuclear family (wife and 2 kids) at France while on sabbatical in the summer of 2010, may their soul rest in peace. He died without leaving a Will and several efforts were made to find his extended family through your embassy without success. Because of the sensitive nature of private banking, most customers don’t nominate next of kin in their investment, also usually in most cases leave their WILLS in our care, in this case; our now deceased client died in-testate”,
    – and so on…

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