Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 8:31
Subject: Urgent Transaction!
From The Desk of :SenatorJubril musa
Nigeria Senate Committee
On Contract Review Panel
Please Reply To:firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
We write to solicit
your assistance in an urgent business transaction, which we are prosecuting
under condition of strict confidentiality. We got your contact through the
Nigeria. Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NCC), Your creditability to
handle a transaction of this magnitude, which requires confidentiality, was
confirmed accordingly.We are top government officials and currently members of
the Federal Government of Nigeria Senate Committee on Contract Review Panel
(S.C.C.R.P).In order to commence this business, we solicit your assistance to
enable us transfer into your account the sum of US$62.5M (Sixty Two Million,
Five Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars) only.
The source of these
fund is as follows: During the last Military Regime here in Nigeria the
official of that Government set-up companies and awarded themselves and their
cohorts,contracts which were grossly over-invoiced in various ministries. As
part of its inaugural policy, the present Civilian Government set up a Senate
Committee Contract Review Panel, a panel in which we are
In the course of our investigation, we identified
a lot of over-inflated contract funds, which are presently floating in the
Apex Paying Bank ready for payment to any contractors with formal genuine
claim. However, by virtue of our position as public servants and members of
this panel, we can not acquire these funds in our name. Therefore, we require
the assistance of a sincere foreign partner hence this email letter.We are
interested in the transfer of the said sum of US$62.5M. We have agreed amongst
ourselves to share the total funds thus:-(1)25% for our foreign partner (you).
(2) 65% for us (the officials) (3) 10% to be used in setting taxation and all
incidental (local and foreign) expenses.
Thus, we have worked out
the modalities of the prosecution of this transaction, which meet all legal
and administrative requirements in our country, and those of international
arbitration. We hope to conclude this transaction within seven (7) banking
days and commence the transfer of funds.To enable us commence the prosecution
of this transaction, we require from you the following urgently by email (1)
Re-confirm weather to use your company name or your name as the beneficiary.
(2) Your company address (3)Your bank name and address (4) Your account number
and account name (if any) (5) Your telephone and fax numbers or any other
relevantinformation you may deem helpful.With the above information, we
shall use your company name or your name to re-award the contract, put up
letters of claim and apply for payment.
Note that your
account in question may need not have money in it. The most important thing is
the ability of the account to receive the incoming funds. We are looking
forward to doing business with you. Please acknowledge the receipt of this
email weather in acceptance or not to enable us to know the next step of
Please,Kindly direct your response to my private
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senator Jubril musa
on Contract Review Panel (S.C.C.R.P).
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