Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 7:08 PM
Subject: I await your immediate response.
Headquarters, FCT Abuja.
FROM THE DESK OF
NNPC CCONTRACT TENDER COMMITTEE
NNPC PIPELINES MAINTENANCE
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
Main Building Federal Secretariat Shehu Shagrari way,
URGENT BUSINESS TRANSACTION/ASSISTANCE TO TRANSFER
(US$25M)TWENTEY- FIVE MILLION U.S DOLLARS INTO YOUR PRIVATE ACCOUNT. we
esteemed your particulars from the foreign chambers of commerce and industry
I am Dr. Tunde Lemo the Director of NNPC "CONTRACT TENDER
COMMITTEE" NNPC PIPELINES MAINTENANCE PROJECT). of the Nigerian National
Petroluem Crporation , Nigeria. I have
been mandated by the Chairman Contranct Tender Board of Directors (NNPC) to
source for a trusted foreign account where the sum of 25M will be transferred
to.As Civil servant we are not permitted by the law of our country to operate
or own foreign account and this money cannot go into an indigenous account
because the contract and suppliers were being executed by foreign firms, this
is why we are asking for your assitance to provide an account for us to
facilitate the transfer of this fund for mutual benefit for both parties. The
$25M is an accumulation of over invoicee contract inportation of goods, which
has already been executed and commissioned. This amount still lies in the NNPC
suspense account with tthe Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) and still in the
fiscal year auditing as retention fee owned to a foreign company. To transfer
this money to the foreign companys account a fresh files has to be opened here
in Niegeria in the foreign company name. Therefore we requested you to furnish
us with your Banking particulars as follows:
1. YOUR FULL NAME,
ADDRESS, TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER
2. NAME OF BANK, NAME OF ACCOUNT AND
YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER,
These documents should be faxed to me
immediately you indicat your interest in this project to enable the Federal
Government to approve all the relevant documents. It has been agreed that your
company retain 25% of the $25M while 5% to offset any expenses incured by both
parties during the course of the transaction. While we would take the
remaining 70% of the $25M. To confide in you sir, all logistics are in place
and modalites have been worked out with some top officials of the Federal
Ministry of Finance (FMF) and Central Bank of Nigeria to facilitate the smooth
and easy remittance of the amount into your bank account with ten working days
of getting your positive response and confirmed consent. It is worthy to
inform you that transaction is entirly based on trust since this money is
going to be paid into your Bank Account. Thereafter, representatives of my
group will come to your country to handle our own share of the proceed. Bear
in mind that this is absolutely a persona deal, non-official and should be
trated with measure of SECRECY even at the Bank level and absolutely
CONFIDENTIAL base on my position in the government.
Please get back immediately.
I await your immediate response.
Dr. Tunde Lemo
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