Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Funds Transfer.

From: "Frank Manaka" <>

This email with the subject "Funds Transfer." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 21 Aug 2005 14:28:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Frank Manaka" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Mr. Franklin Manaka.
Tel: 234-80-45-42-49-94.

Dear sir,


I am making this chance contact and proposal to you because of the position
you occupy and in the hope that we will establish a common mutual benefitting
relationship in this regard.

I head an audit committee in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
(NNPC) and we are presently reviewing contracts awarded to foreign firms
by the past managements of NNPC between 1988 to 1999.

The NNPC is a Nigerian Government owned Oil Company solely responsible for
the worldwide sale of the Nigerian Crude (Bonny-light which is equivalent
to the North Sea Brent) and accounts for over 85% of Nigeria's National


In the course of our review of these contract records; my colleagues and
I have secured the sum of Forty Nine Million United States of America Dollars
(US$49,000,000.00) from the contracts under review. This amount is now successfully
positioned in the NNPC records as outstanding contract payment due to a
foreign contractor and it is our desire to cause this money to be paid to
a foreigner whom we will front as the rightful foreign contractor and beneficiary.


As we have perfected the modalities to achieve a hitch free and risk free
operation to realize our desire, I ask you to participate and be the foreigner.
We intend to follow the normal rules, procedures and processes outlined
for the payment of a foreign contractor and we hope to cause payment to
be effected to your accounts within 14 working days.

We have therefore agreed to:
(1) Ask for your full participation/assistance.
(2) Use your account for this transfer.
(3) Give you a share of 30% while we benefit 70% from your account.
(4) Discuss the safety of our share, what volume to invest and areas of
good investment.

Finally, I thank you for your anticipated co-operation while I await your
urgent response to this message as timing is a very important tool to the
success of this transaction.

Endeavor also to keep this to yourself only so as to sustain the confidential
nature of this opportunity. Reply by e-mail: or call
Tel: 234-804-542-4994.

Please quote this ref. in your reply: NNPC/PED/4031/94.

Yours faithfully,
Mr. Franklin Manaka.

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