Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "LETTER OF TRUST AND BENEFICIARY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Jul 2007 23:34:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "STANLEY LAWSON"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

FROM:   Mr. Stanley Lawson
GED, Finance & Accounts.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(N.N.P.C )                                     
Attn Sir ,


This letter may come to you as a surprise since it is coming from someone you have not met before. 
However, we decided to contact you based on satisfactory information we had about your business 
person as regard business information concerning your country and the safety of our funds in a 
steady economy such as that of your country compared to our country Nigeria <Africa>.
I am a Mr.Stanley Lawson, the GED, Finance & Accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum 
Corporation (NNPC) Firstly, I would like to notify you that, I and my colleagues in this 
transaction are top government officials in the N.N.P.C (Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation), 
and are the board members of the N.N.P.C Contract review committee, of the Federal Government of 
 We are soliciting for your total assistance and co-operation to enable us transfer the contract 
sum of US$18.5M (Eighteen million five hundred thousand united state dollars), which resulted from 
over invoiced contract. I will advise that you read thoroughly and carefully, through this mail.  
This transaction is highly confidential and 100% risk free.  It should be strictly between you and 
me. Note clearly that this transaction has been well planned and masterminded by my colleagues and 
I.  We have followed all the required official contract award/ payment procedures, and all 
documents to facilitate the smooth conclusion of this transaction are legitimate and officially in 
order.  There is no problem, this contract is LEGAL. THIS TRANSACTION IS A BUSINESS DEAL BETWEEN 
 I want to assure you that you have nothing to fear about, your main priority should be to give us 
your total co-operation, and follow our advice /instruction.  You should consider this transaction 
as already successful & concluded.  This transaction is for real, its no Childs play.  As the 
Chairman of the Committee I hereby solicit strongly for your total co-operation and 
confidentiality, in this transaction and also hope that you will not betray the confidence that we 
have reposed on you, for you will benefit immensely from this transaction.
 You can check this site for details of my picture and other director.
Please send us the following information's:
(1) Your bank account details viz: bankers name, address, account number,account name, tele/fax 
number. You can send me your new Bank Account details or send your existing Bank Account.
(2) Your company name, address, your company telephone/fax number and yourprivate telephone/fax 
We need this information to enable us award the contract in your name/company name and prepare 
letters of claim in your name/ company name as the N.N.P.C foreign sub-contractor and sole 
beneficiary to the contract payment and then forward it to the appropriate quarters for N.N.P.C 
payment approval before we now finally submit all the details to the Central Bank of Nigeria for 
processing of final payment approvals/remittance of the contract sum of US$18.5M into the bank 
account provided by you. Consider this transaction as successful and completed for we have taken 
care of all modalities and official procedures involved legitimately and as required. As the 
chairman of this committee I used my influential position to speak with the Deputy Central Bank 
Governor this morning and he has assured me that the name which will be submitted by this Committee 
will be immediately included among the payment list of foreign contractors who are creditors to the 
Federal Government.  He also assured me that it will take about
Note clearly that as top Government officials in Nigeria, occupying very sensitive top Government 
position we receive little salaries compared to our positions, and we are not allowed to operate 
Foreign Bank account.  You will assist us to receive this money into your Bank account; our own 
share of the fund will be invested into a lucrative business in your country and part of it into 
Telecommunication in Japan. As soon as the fund is transferred into your Bank account, we will 
travel down to your country for disbursement according to the agreed percentage. Once more I want 
you to understand that this transaction is 100% risk free.  For security reasons all communication 
must be ONLY through this e-mail address: 
 from now on you can only contact me with the above e-mail address. Do not ever send any mail to 
any other e-mail address except these.  My colleagues and I are highly respected in our country.  
We have our reputation to protect.  We will appreciate it that this transaction remains between 
Confidentiality should be our watchword. We appreciate all your efforts and look forward to a 
mutual business relationship with you, built on trust and co-operation in which we shall all 
benefit immensely from. I look forward to receiving your reply, along with your complete Bank 
account details and detailed information about your Company. Thanks for your co-operation, and 
consider this transaction as already successful and concluded. I await your quick reply today.
Yours faithfully,
Mr. Stanley Lawson,
GED Finance & Accounts N N P C.