Example #2 of a Nigerian/419/Advance Fee Fraud Scam Email

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Analysis of a Scam
Type Advance Fee/419
Terms Pay $365 for Issuance and DHL Fee and
Amount

20 Million (USD), 20,000 USD (fine)

Entites FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY. SENATOR IBEH DAVID, Nigerian Telecommunication Monitoring
Unit (NTMU), UN, World Bank, DHL
Country Nigeria
Excuse False Accusations/Imprisonment of owner
Email senatoribeh@virgilio.it
Received 21 June 2004
Relays mail.epost.de [193.28.100.151] (Italy)  
Notes Good old Nigeria. The contract situation is a little hard to understand but the up front requirement of $365 is interesting.


The Letter

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY
FOREIGN PAYMENT UNIT
26B Presidential Complex Ikoya Lagos.
TEL: 234-80-37062468 FAX: 234-1-7592313.


Cablegram: presidency
Ref: FGN/FPU/VOL. XX7-X1/04.

>From The Desk Of SENATOR IBEH DAVID.
Dear Beneficiary.
SIR/MADAM.

Re-ImmediateUS$20Million Part-Payment of Your Contract Fund with Federal Government of Nigeria.

This is to inform you that the Presidency has stepped into the payment of your contract funds with the Federal Government of Nigeria due to the complain you contractor?s make to United Nation and World Bank to sanction Nigeria Government not to have any other business relationship with any country till we settle all our outstanding debts our to you foreign contractor?s.

A meeting was hold at Abuja regards to this sanction from the UN and World Bank for the settlement of this debts own to you contractor?s, I wish to inform you that an International Certified Bank Draft worth of US$20Million has been raised in your favour as your name appear in our computer with some other vital documents that will help you cash the draft in your country without problem and the balance will be paid to you in known distance time. You are to come down here in Nigeria for the collection of this Draft/Documents but alternatively if you can not make the trip here in Nigeria for the collection of this Draft/Documents here in Nigeria with a genuine reason you are to pay the US$365.00(Three Hundred And Sixty Five United States Dollars Only) for the Issuance Fee and DHL Fee of dispatching to you be inform to contact only this Office Foreign Payment Unit Senator IBEH DAVID on this direct Telephone number 234-80-37062468 Fax: 234-1-7592313 for the collection of this US$20.000.000.00 in your returning fax to this office reconfirm your phone and fax number.

Note that your corporation towards this matter will help us a lot in regaining back our position with the UN and be advise to stop any other further contact with any office that is previously handling your payment they are not in position again to effect your fund in other not to jeopardize your effort of receiving this funds even your local representatives here in Nigeria and attorney they done harm then good every day in your contract file regards to change of account not given by you contractor?s.

Understand that if you are cut by the Nigerian Telecommunication Monitoring Unit (NTMU) that you are contacting another office apart from this mention office you are to pay a fine of US$20.000.00 for not adhering to our instruction is not our wish to have your funds delayed a word is enough for a wise.

Best regards,

SENATOR IBEH DAVID Chairman Foreign Payment Unit.

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