This email with the subject ".foreign contractors" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 May 2007 10:26:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, .email@example.com, <>, although it may have been spoofed.
NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION N.N.P.C BUILDING, 7, KOFO ABAYOMI STREET, VICTORIA ISLAND P.M.B. 2563, IKOYI, LAGOS - NIGERIA. Our Ref: NNPC/FGN/ CTN 00015 CONTRACT / FINANCE DEPARTMENT Dear Sir/Ma, My name is sena.bar.Prince Ben, the chairman of contract award committee of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (N.N.P.C). I wish to seek your assistance/approval in the transfer of $30 million Dollars into your account. This fund was the over estimated balance from contracts awarded to foreign contractors. The contracts were awarded at the tune of $170 million dollars, but I over invoiced it to the tune of $200 million dollars with the view that at the end of the contract, I will inherit the over estimated sum of $30million. Right now, the contracts have been successfully executed and the major contract amount ($170m) has been paid to the contractors. The over estimated sum of USD$30million is what I want to transfer into your private or corporate account. If you consent to this proposal, I shall entrust this $30million into your care as I wish to invest my share of the money in any profitable business in your country. In this regard, I appeal for your co-operate so that this $30million when paid into your account would be shared at the ratio of 70% to me and 30% for your assistance. If you are ready to assist us in this transaction, I shall commence arrangements and obtain approvals in your name for easy transfer of the funds to your account. Kindly declare your interest by providing the following: Name: Occupation: Mailing address: Phone/fax numbers: D. O. B.: Thanks and best regards. Yours truly, sena.barr.Prince Ben +2348066077855 Chairman Contract Award Committee NB: Please direct your reply to my personal email below: firstname.lastname@example.org