A Scam Email with the Subject "Re:AWAITING YOUR PROMPT RESPONSE FOR US TO PROCEED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 27 Jul 2010 05:19:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "N.N.P.C"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DR.TUNDE HARRYMAN N.N.P.C Falomo Office Complex Lagos – Nigeria. STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL I got your contact address and necessary information about you from a international business directory. I therefore picked a keen interest in its information and to request for this business relationship with you. Briefly, may i take this liberty to introduce myself as the principal Accountant of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). I am privileged to be the chairman of the contract review committee set-up by the present civilian government of Nigeria to audit and review payment of foreign contractors. Subsequently, an international audit was carried out with the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) only to discover the sum of Eighteen million three hundred and sixty thousand U.S. dollars (usDollars 18.36m) in their account as an unclaimed payment due for foreign contractors. This indeed represents 10% of the total contract value demand by the contract award committee of the NNPC from the foreign contractors. i informed the director general whose duty is to oversee daily activities of the corporation. I asked the director general of his opinion over the discovered fund he confirmed that having considered the political situation in our country and my position as the chairman of the federal contract review committee, we arrived at the conclusion to use this opportunity to ensure our future by remitting the fund to a trusted person or your company’s account for our own interest. All we are looking for is a trustworthy person and honest partner whom we can use his company or individual account to get this outstanding fund remitted overseas, this is a life time opportunity considering the economic problem in Nigeria and we cannot afford to let it go. We therefore request you to act on our behalf to ensure the success of this transaction, hoping you will assist us. As a matter of fact, all modalities for the successful transfer of this money have been worked out; the present civilian government has approved the payment of all foreign contractors and this (USDollars 18.36m) Eighteen million three hundred sixty thousand United States dollars only outstanding included. So, if this transaction attracts your interest, then 30% of the total fund will be given to you as your share for using your account while 60% goes to us, the officials and the remaining 10% has been mapped out to cover all expenses to be incurred by both parties during the course of this transaction. To be enclosed in your reply are the following: 1. Your name, address, phone and fax numbers, for easy communication; contact me immediately you receive this letter through my email address written above so that i can reach you with detailed information on the next line of action. We are looking forward to your favorable response. Best regards, Dr.Tunde Harryman