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The sender was ENGR IVEE <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
First, I must solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction.
This is by virtue of its nature as being utterly confidential and top
I got your contact from Nigerian Chembers of Commerce and Industries
during my search for a trust-worthy and honest person in a foreign country
who can handle this transaction confidential.
We are top officials of the Federal Government of Nigeria contract Review
Committee who are interested in importations of goods into country with
funds which are presently trapped in Nigeria.
In order to commence this business we solicit your assistance
to enable us tranfer into your account this said funds.However,the
funds under discussio US$22M (TWE NTY-TWO MILLION UNITED
The source of this fund is as follows: During the last militry Regime
here in Nigeria. The Government Officails set up companies and awarded
themself contracts which were grossly over invoiced in various
To this effect,the present civilian Government set up a Contract Review
Committee and we have identified a lot or inflated contract funds which
are presently floating in the Central Bank of Nigeria ready for the
However,by virtue of our position as civil servants and members of this
committee,so we can not acquire the money in our names.
I have therefore,been delegated as a matter of trust by my colleaques of
the committee to look for an oversea partner into whose account we can
transfer the sum of US$22M (TWENTY-TWO MILLION UNITED
STATE DOLLARS) ONLY. Hence we are writing you this letter.
We have agreed to share the mo ney thus:
1)30% for the account owner(you)
2)60% for us (The Officials)
3)10% to off-set both local and international
expenses that Would be incurred in the course of this transaction.
It is from the above 60% that we wish to commence the importation
business.Please,note that this transaction is 100% safe and it will take
us latest Ten (10) banking days from the date of the receipt of
the following information from you:
1}Your full names,and Address
2}Your company's name,and address for documentation porposs.
3}Your Banker's name,address,your Account number,for the
transferring of the fund into your account.
4}Telephone and fax number for easy communication.
The above information will enable us write letters of claim and job
deacription respectively.This way, we will use your company's name to
apply for the payment and re-award the contract in your company's
name so that the payment will make on your name.
We are looking forward to doing business with you and solicit your
confidentiality in this transaction.
I will bring you into the complete picture of this pending
project when i have heard from you.
Awaiting your urgent response.
Engr. Ivee Clement