Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 7:03 AM
Subject: Your Payment Notification.
ATTN: Dear Contractor
Forgive this unusual manner of
contacting you, but this particular letter is of exceptional and very private
nature. There is absolutely going to be a great doubt and distrust in your
heart in respect of this email, coupled with the fact that, so many miscreants
have taken possession of the Internet to facilitate their nefarious deeds,
thereby making it extremely difficult for genuine people to get attention and
recognition. There is no way for me to know whether I will be properly
understood, but it is my duty to write and reach out to you.
I want to
use this opportunity to bring to your knowledge that after our verification
exercise we found out that you did not execute any contract here in Nigeria
and we have also gotten information on how your details got into the payment
You were contacted by some of the officials working in
our ministry who proposed to you that you would be given some good amount of
money if you claim to be a contractor with the federal government by claiming
a completed contract which you did not execute.
Let me use this
opportunity to inform you once more that the plan was well arranged. The
payment advice in your favor is on record in our system unpaid, and you are
seen as the contractor who is to receive this unpaid
However, I must not fail to let you understand one very
important thing, and that is the fact that this business has gotten to a stage
where you must work hand in hand with me in order to receive this fund or else
you forget about it completely.
Let me first of
all inform you that All you need to do is to accept my offer and you
will gain all you have spent in the course of this business and good interest
My offer is this: Since I am the only person who is
in the position to effect the release of this fund, you have to follow my
First of all, I will authorize the
release of this fund to you, but it will be done in
Secondly, any amount you receive in your account, you
have to send 50% of the total amount to me immediately and keep 50% for
Finally, let me reiterate that I can make this payment
come to you as quick as possible.
NOTE: The reason why I want to
effect this payment in batches is because I do not have a hundred percent
trust in you and will like to be in a safe side by not authorizing the release
of the entire money to an unknown person whom I cannot trace or control. I
hope you understand what I mean?
As soon as you prove your credibility
after the first transaction, I will increase the amount to be remitted into
your account in the second batch and other subsequent ones respectively until
the whole amount is completed.
Should you agree with my terms, I
would appreciate if you reply this mail as soon as possible or you can call me
on my direct number for us to commence without further delay.
await your timely response.
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