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Rating: OK, first thing that sticks out is that the guy who sends this is a Marketing Director, and well for what company. Then there is no information on how to get ahold of him short of email. NO physical address or phone.. OF COURSE the fact I am telling you this will likely mean he finds this and changes it. Ghana IS one of the top Gold Producers in the world.. I DID the research. Still one question.. WHY ME?!! I am getting this prospectus? WHY? There are plenty of companies in the world that will invest in this kind of thing but he needs YOU to buy this gold at 50% of value? Come on.. this is a SCAM. You might get a bottle of dirt with some fools gold in it. Most likely you will get nothing in return ... Could be a bank phishing scam in that they will ask for your bank info to get paid.. since I do not follow up this one could go several ways.. OH and ask your friends if they got this email as well. This is a bulk mail scam.
Dear Sir,
We are Gold mining Company and also a representative of many groups of Local Miners of Gold in Obuasi and Tarkwa, Western Region of Ghana.
These Miners, mine on their private Lands with Group implements and usually get good Quantities which we help them sell.
We need buyers who will be interested in buying alluvial gold dust from us. We are selling now at a much reduced price to enable us purchase new and modern mining equipments to expand/face-lift the small scale miners that we represent.
We are now selling at $18,500.usd per kg a price almost half of the official market price of gold, and the quality/purity is 22.7+Carats (95%-97%).  
We will be glad if you can equally link us to more buyers and you will be rewarded with a negotiable percentage of the total quantity he/she buys.
If you are interested, kindly get back to us.
Mr. Anthony Darko.
[Marketing/Sales Director] ADSL 24h + Llamadas Nacionales y Locales 24h - desde 9,95 /mes+IVA.

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