From the scam files:
TRANSFER OF US$20MILLION INTO A PERSONAL/COMPANY’S OFFSHORE ACCOUNT.
May I respectfully invite your kind attention
to the above subject
matter and to state that based on information gathered from the
relevant Federal Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Tourism, we, intend
to solicit your assistance in the execution of a business
transaction. It is our sincere conviction that you will handle this
transaction with absolute confidentiality, maturity and utmost sense
I wish to further inform you that we have twenty Million U.S.
(US$20M) which accrued overtime from deliberately inflated contract
awarded in my Ministry (Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources) and
executed by a consortium of multinationals in the Oil Industry. The
projects executed include the following.
1. The expansion of pipeline network within Nigeria for Crude
Downstream products distribution and subsequent evacuation.
2. Contract for the Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the three
In the country.
3. The construction of storage tanks for Petroleum Products (Depots).
Consequently, we humbly request your gracious assistance and
permission towards the remittance of the above stated amount into a
personal/company/offshore account nominated by you. We propose
tentatively that you will receive 30% of the total sum, 10% for
miscellaneous expenses and the remaining 60% is for my colleagues and
me. However, this is negotiable in the event of your willingness to
Could you please notify me of your acceptance to carry out
transaction urgently by email/fax only, on the receipt of this
message. I shall in turn inform you of the modalities for a formal
application to secure the necessary approvals for the release of this
fund into your account. This transaction from the day of commencement
will not take more than ten(10) working days.
Thanks for your co-operation.