A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Business proposal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Mar 2011 12:58:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr. Eze David Eze" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Dear Sir/Madam, I pray this mail finds you in good health. Please, pay attention to the contents of this mail. I represent members of the Contract Tender Committee appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria for Contract Award/Payment Approvals in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Our duties include among other things Evaluation, Reviewing and Payment Approval of Contracts within the NNPC. On the 10th of December, 2010, this Committee Awarded a Contract, valued at US$150,000,000.00 Million United States Dollars to the Consortium of Abblummus Construction Ltd, J.G.C. Corporation of Japan and a Joint Venture of Spiebatignoles and Fouguerolle, for turnaround maintenance and repairs of the Three Major Refineries in Nigeria which have been totally Dilapidated and Malfunctioning since 1995. However, my colleagues and I decided to over-inflate the Contract Sum to the tune of US$179,000,000.00 Million United States Dollars with the intention of benefiting from the windfall of US$29,000,000.00 Million United States Dollars at the end. The Federal Government recently approved the total Contract Value as recommended by our Committee. The sum of US$89,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars, being the half of the Contract Sum have also been approved as initial payment to the Companies concerned, this payment will serve as Mobilization Fee to the Contractors to enable them commence work. The other half of the Contract value will be paid at the completion of Contract or as the Contract progresses. As we prepare to disburse this fund to the Contractors and since each of the Companies will only benefit from the US$89,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars, due to them as originally appraised, we wish to apply the remaining vote of US$14,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars to you as a Subcontractor. This way, we can safely authorize for the transfer of the US$14,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars to your Account Overseas. But we need a strong assurance that the money will be safe in your hands. My colleagues and I have resolved that, should you agree to front as the beneficiary of this fund of US$14,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars now available to us, we will reward you with 25% of the total fund transferred to your account. 65% will be for us, and 10% will be reserved to offset any bill or expenses possibly to be incurred by both sides during the course of the transaction. This ratio shall also apply on the second installment of US$14,500,000.00 Million United States Dollars which will come immediately after this one has been pulled over. Please be informed that the personalities involved in this transaction are top and influential Government Functionaries who would not like any exposure and as such we would want you to keep this business Top Secret and Confidential till the end of it all. Kindly call me for any further explanation. God bless you as you accept to share this with us. Regards, DR. EZE DAVID EZE Supervisor, Contract Tender Committee Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Tel: +234-813-632-8701 4TH March 2011