FROM THE DESK OF MR young_okoh. NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION. LAGOS-NIGERIA. EMAIL:email@example.com ATTN: I AM THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR IN THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC) HERE IN LAGOS.MY COLLEAGUES HAVE ASSIGNED ME TO SEEK F0R ASSISTANCE OF RELIABLE FOREIGN COMPANY OR AN INDIVIDUAL THROUGH WHOM WE CAN TRANSFER THE SUM OF US$ 21.5, 000, 000. 00 (TWENTY ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSANDDOLLARS) WHICH AROSE FROM THE DELIBERATE OVER - INVOICE OF SOME CONTRACT AWARDED BY THE CORPORATION IN THE TWILIGHT DAYS OF THE LAST MILIARY REGIME. HOWEVER, THE CURRENT FAVOURABLE POLITICAL/ECONOMIC CLIMATE IN THE COUNTRY SINCE THE HAND OVER FROM MILITARY TO DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT NOW PRESENTED ANOPPORTUNITY FOR THIS MONEY TO BE TRANSFERRED OUT OF THE COUNTRY. A FRIEND WHO WAS FORMERLY RESIDING IN YOUR COUNTRY MADE YOUR ADDRESS AVAILABLE TO ME. HE ASSURED ME OF YOUR COMPANYS VIABILITY AND CAPABILITY IN BUSINESS TRANSACTION THOUGH HE DID NOT KNOW MY REAL NTENTIONS.THIS ASSURANCE GAVE ME COURAGE TO LINK YOU UP FOR THIS PARTICULAR TRANSACTION, AND I HOPE IT WILL BE OF MUTUAL BENEFIT TO ALL OF US. OUR CONTACTS IN THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA AND FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE HAVE GIVEN US A GO AHEAD ORDER FOR REMITTANCE, SO WE HAVE SET IN MOTION THE MACHINERY FOR THE TAKE OFF OF THIS TRANSACTION AND FURTHER ACTION WILL COMMENCE IMMEDIATELY WE HEAR FROM YOU. WE HAVE AGREED THAT AFTER THE TRANSFER OF THE MONEY INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. YOU SHALL BE ENTITLED TO 30% THE OFFICIALS, MY COLLEAGUES AND I SHALL TAKE 60% WHILE 10% SHALL BE MAPPED OUT TO COVER FOR LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPENSES THAT MAY BE INCURRED IN THE COURSE OF TRANSACTION. REQUIERMENT NEEDED IS THIS 1.YOUR BANK NAME AND ADDRES 2 YOUR COMPANY'S NAME ADDRESS 3 ACCOUNT NUMBER/SWFIT CODE 4. TELEPHONE NUMBER AND FAX NUMBER AND YOUR PRAVITE TELEPHONE THE NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESS IS NOT PARTICULARLY RELEVANT FOR THE SUCCESS OF THIS TRANSACTION. ALL WE REQUIRED IS YOUR WILLINGNESS TO CO-OPERATE AND ASSURANCE THAT OUR OWN SHARE WILL BE GIVEN TO US WHEN THIS MONEY IS TRANSFERRED INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO ENSURE A NO RISK SITUATION ON THE SIDES OF BOTH PARTIES AND IT IS BELIEVED THAT THIS TRANSACTION WILL LAST FOR 10 WORKING DAYS, BARRING ANY DELAY. PLEASE IF THIS PROPOSAL IS ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTION FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE ABOVE EMAIL ADDRESS, I WILL OBLIGE YOU WITH FURTHER INFORMATION. BEST REGARDS, MR. young okoh NB: DO NOT FAIL TO INCLUDE YOUR PRIVATE TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER WHILE REPLYING THISLETTER FOR EASY COMMUNICATIONS
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