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From: Intercontinental Trust Bank <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, Aug 6, 2018, 4:39 PM
Subject: International Fund Remittance Procedure
INTERCONTINENTAL TRUST BANK
568/1246 Azure Towers,
Rhapta Rd. Westlands, Nairobi. Kenya.
Tel: +(254) 771 403 987
Fax: +(254) 700 2543 254
The Director, International Transfer Dept.
Date: Aug. 06, 2018.
INTERNATIONAL FUND REMITTANCE PROCEDURE
You are welcome to Intercontinental Trust Bank....Banking for you! where customer satisfaction is our priority. We offer opportunities to work in any part of our business, which includes investment, personal and business banking, wealth management and a host of other Services from Risk Management to Customer Service Centers.
We are in receipt of information as per the check of $1,000,000 issued in your name. It is our Ultimate aim that you experience our first class hospitality in the world of Banking and this is illustrated by the availability of choice Accounts modeled to suit your interest.
Please find attached copy of Account Application Form. Fill properly the spaces provided with correct information that will facilitate your account setup within 24 hours. You are to provide us a scanned copy of any government issued ID like your international passport,Driver`s License,Voter`s ID,Tax ID or any form of Legal identity via email attachment along with the completed Account Form.
Below are the different Account types and corresponding opening fees for non residential Applicant:
TYPES OF ACCOUNT : MINIMUM OPENING DEPOSIT
1. Savings Account => $100. 00 (One Hundred Dollars)
** Saving Account allows for easy transfer of fund,Reflects in destination Account in 3 working days.
2. Current Account => $150. 00 (One fifty Dollars)
** Current Account allows for easy transfer also. The transfer Reflects in Destination account after 24 hours.
3. Premium Account => $200. 00 (Two Hundred Dollars)
** Premium Account allows for instant transfer and Instant reflection of fund in your account. It is the fastest of our services.
After your Account setup is completed,your check will be cleared into it from where you can initiate an International transfer to any local Bank Account in the world or request delivery of a Debit Card for cash withdrawals...The choice is yours.
Fill out the necessary information in the account application form and submit back via email attachment. On receipt of the above with specification of Account type, a cashier name will be sent to you immediately for remittance of your Account opening balance in order facilitate Account setup and transfer of your fund.
NB: Account deposit fee is fully refundable upon Termination of Account.
Yours in service,
Mr. Peter Elias
International Banking Division
Tel: +254 732 527 691
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