This email with the subject "BUSINESS RELATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 21 Jun 2004 21:25:52 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Eshi Olise" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR ESHI OLISE NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORRATION LAGOS – NIGERIA TEL 234-1- 7598197 FAX 234-1-7597472 REPLY AT (email@example.com) Dear Sir, REQUEST FOR BUSINESS RELATION I got your address and necessary information from a business consultant in Nigerian and therefore picked a keen interest for a business relationship. I am a director with the Budget and Planning Department in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Lagos. We, the members of the Tender’s Board in collaboration with the contract Appraisal Director in this corporation over inflated the contract value (TURN – AROUND MAINTENANCE (TAM) OF THE TWO OF THE SOUTHERN REFINERIES) awarded in 1997 to an expatriate firm with the consideration of 10% commission agreement on the total contract value. This contract has been completely executed and the contractor has been paid all the phases’ instalment system agreed on, remaining US$31.00 Million. This US$31.00 million represent 10% contract value commission we demanded. However, we ask for your hand in relationship by your providing all necessary assistance for the fund to be paid into your account. We hereby solicit your account number where the fund will be remitted into since it is not possible for us to claim it here in Nigeria, it is our intention to invest some part of it’s in your business (if you accept ) and other viable companies with your advice, some part would be used in the purchase of finished products from your country for sale in Nigeria while the balance you would help us to put in a fiduciary or trust account. If this business offer interest you, we agree to give you a commission of 30%of the money, 10% will be set aside for any miscellaneous expenses any party may incur during the process of the transfer. Some part of the 60% which is our share will used for the importation of your products while the remaining may be kept for any other investment you may advice. All modalities to effect the transfer of the fund has been worked out and there is absolutely no risk involved, IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW THAT THIS BUSINESS IS ABSOLUTELY CONFIDENTIAL AS WE ARE STILL WORKING WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. It is pertinent also, to note at this point that importation of your product will be continual, hence if this business transaction is successful and in completion (i.e. when the money gets to your account) we shall have a face to face meeting for closer deliberation because we will resign from the government services to private business. If you are interested, reply to me by my Tell and Fax number given above. You have to enclose details of telephone and fax number easy communication, name of your bank, phone fax telex number and account numbers where this money will be lodge. Please, if there is any other information, I will let you know and you have question you are free to ask me. REPLY AT (firstname.lastname@example.org) Yours Faithfully. MR ESHI OLISE. Care2 make the world greener! Good People. Great Causes. Get Connected on Care2 Connect: http://www.care2.com/go/z/C2Connect