Richard Metcalf Cohen MBA, PhD (scam warning)

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This is a typical business-investment/loan-offer scam message. (Read more about how advance-fee scams of this kind work.) If you make the mistake of replying, the scammer will string you along until you send him an “advance fee” to start the (imaginary) loan going, and then he’ll disappear with your money, never to be heard from again.

Subject: Re: Business Proposal
From: “Richard Metcalf Cohen MBA, PhD.”
Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2015

Attn: Dear sir/Madam,

We are offering you a business opportunity and providing investment funding in any lucrative business you possess the competence to manage.

We are an angel investment company based in London, United Kingdom and we offer funding in a form of a direct loan at a low interest rate at 5% per annum. We are also open to Joint Venture at 30% Return On Investment (R.O.I) for a period of 5 years with an option for re-investment once both parties involved are satisfied with the profit accrued from the project.

Feel free to send your business plan, executive summary and financial projection for review prior to funding. We are willing to sign a Non Disclosure agreement with you upon request for your protection.

We look forward to doing business with you.

Respectfully yours,

Richard Metcalf Cohen MBA, PhD.

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