Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Hoping to hear from you


This email with the subject "Hoping to hear from you" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 05 Nov 2006 10:10:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was ISMAIL BUKU <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear friend,
First, I must apologise to you for using this medium to communicate to
you about this project.
I am a highly placed official of Government of Nigeria and also a
founding member of the ruling party in Power now,the Peoples Democratic
My committee - The Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC)-which is in
charge of managing and supervising the disbursement of oil sales
revenues for the Nigerian government which covers payment to foreign and
local contractors who has executed contracts for our country.The revenues
under our control runs into several hundred of millions of dollars
monthly.My self and other colleagues in the NDDC are currently in need of a
foreign partner with whose bank account we shall transfer the sum of
Forty Nine Million Five Hundred Thosand United States
Dollars($49.5m).This fund was accrued from various over invoicing of
foreign contractors payments made over the years.
However, by virtue of our position as civil servants and members of the
NDDC, we cannot acquire this funds in our name. This is because as top
civil servants, we are not allowed by law of the land to own or operate
bank accounts outside our country for now.
I have been delegated as a matter of trust by my colleagues,to look for
an overseas partner in whose account we would transfer the fund Hence
the reason for this mail.We shall be Transferring the money to your
account with your company as the beneficiary and you are been paid for a
contract which you executed for our country through the NDDC and any
other Federal Ministry that we decide to use to siphon the funds through.
For your support and partnership,please reply me to negotiate your fees
or the percentage you wish to be paid when the funds arrive your bank
You must however note that this transaction, with regards to our
disposition to continue with you, is subject to these terms.
Firstly, our conviction of your transparency.
Secondly, that you treat this transaction with utmost secrecy and
confidentiality. Finally and above all, that you will provide an account
that you have absolute control over.
The transaction, although discrete, is legitimate and there is no risk
or legal disadvantages either to ourselves or yourself now or in the
future as we have put in place perfect machineries that will ensure a
hitch free transfer into your account upon acceptance.
The transfer will be effected to your account within ten-fourteen
(10-14) working days as soon as we reach an agreement and you furnish me
with a suitable bank account and company name and address with all your
contact numbers including fax number.
I am looking forward to doing business with you and do solicit your
confidentiality in this transaction, Please mail your response to me.
Yours faithfully,
Ismail Buku