From: "Olu David" <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 01:06:28 +0200 Subject: Business AssistanceATTENTION:
Request for Urgent Business Relationship
We are Top Officials of the Federal Government of Nigeria Contract Review Panel who are interested in importation of goods into our country and investing abroad with funds which are presently trapped in Nigeria. In order to commence this business we solicit your assistance, knowledge and expertise to enable us recieve the said trapped funds abroad, for the subsequent purchase and inventory of the goods to be Imported and the investment abroad.
The source of this fund is as follows: During the previous military regimes in our country, government officials set up companies and awarded themselves contracts which were grossly over-invoiced in various ministries. The new civilian government now setup a contract review panel which i and my colleagues are members and we have identified a lot of inflated sum, due to our position as civil servants and members of this panel, we cannot aquire this money in our names. I have therefore, been delegated as a matter of trust by my colleagues of the panel to look for an oversea partner into whose account the sum of us$31,000 000,00 (thirty-one million united states dollars) will be Paid by telegraphic transfer. Hence we are writting you this letter.
We have agreed to share the money thus:
It is this 70% that we wish to commence the importation business and the investment abroad. Please note that this transaction is 100% safe and we hope that the funds can arrive your account in latest ten(10) banking days from the date of reciept of the following information .A suitable company name and bank account(company or personel) into which the funds can be paid.
The above information will enable us write letters of claim and job description respectively. This way we will use your company's name to apply for payments and re-award the contract to your company name.
We are looking foward to doing business with you and solicit your confidentiality in this transaction.
You can also contact me on this e-mail address