> From: ABBAS ALIYU. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: COMPLIMENT OF SEASON, REQUEST FOR URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS
> Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 1:00 PM
> NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM
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> FROM THE DESK OF ABBAS ALIYU: .
> DEAR SIR, please contact me on this email address email@example.com
> COMPLIMENT OF SEASON, REQUEST FOR URGENT CONFIDENTIAL
> After due deliberation with my colleagues, I decided to
> forward this proposal to you. We want a reliable person who
> could assist us to transfer the sum of Twelve Million United
> States Dollars (US$12,000,000.00)into his/her account.
> This fund resulted from an over-invoiced bill from contract
> awarded by us under the budget allocation to my ministry and
> the bill was approved for payment by the concerned
> ministries. The contract has been executed, commissioned and
> the contractor was paid the actual cost of the contract. We
> are left with the balance of US$12,000,000.00 as part of the
> over-invoiced amount,which we have deliberately over
> estimated for our own. I am contacting you to be our
> custodian for this fund. On the receipt of this, we have
> agreed on this below sharing ratio:-
> 1. 25% for you as the account owner.
> 2. 70% for us
> 3. 5% for Tax, as may be required by our Government and
> your government.
> As you may want to know and to make you less curious, I got
> your address from adverts, in business directory that
> portrayed your establishment in good light. I am the
> Secretary of the Contract Awarding Committee (C.A.C)of the
> Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This
> transaction is very much free from all sorts of RISK and
> TROUBLE from my Government. We have been exercising patience
> for this great business opportunity for so long and to most
> of us, this is a life time opportunity we cannot afford to
> To get this fund paid into your account, we have to present
> a Payment Invoice from a foreign establishment like yours.
> With this invoice, we will seek approval to transfer the
> fund within 14 banking days through the APEX BANK (C.B.N) to
> your designated Bank Account. I and one of my colleague
> involved in this deal will come to your country to arrange
> for our share upon the confirmation from you that the money
> has been credited into your nominated Bank Account.
> Consequently, upon your acceptance of my proposal, kindly
> confirm your interest by revert email to me through my
> email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> and your indication of your sincerity and serious interest
> to accomplished this business opportunity with me, then the
> procedures of your operation is needed due to the fact that
> this deal is not for child's play. It will surprise you why
> we choose you and trust you for this transaction. Yes, we
> believe that good friends can be discovered and business
> like this cannot be realized without trust.
> Be further informed that everyone's interest and security
> had been considered before you were contacted. So be rest
> assured and feel free to go into this transaction with us.
> With all pleasure, we are looking forward for your urgent
> response but endeavor to maintain the utmost confidentiality
> Thank you and God Bless.
> Best regards,
> ABBAS ALIYU.
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