Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "mohammed usman" <>

This email with the subject "URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Sep 2006 16:49:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "mohammed usman" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attached Message


Dear Friend ,

I,Engr. Mohammed Usman, the Financial Controller of Nigeria National
PetroleumCorporation (NNPC) and by that virtue a Director in the NNPC
I got your contact address from an associate working with the Nigeria
Promotion Council and I decide to propose to you this business in

PURPOSE: On behalf of myself and my colleagues who is ministerial
official and other officer in charge of  Offshore remittance in this
corporation.We are seeking your assistance for the transfer of Twenty
million,Three Hundred Thousand United States dollars (US26,300,000.00)
your account for further private investment purpose. Hence our request
your assistance.

SOURCE OF FUND: This amount to be transferred into your account accrued
from over- invoiced contract amount for the construction of Oil
Sub-Station in Nigeria (Northern Region) in 2001 to expatriate
companies.The contract which was originally valued for (One Hundred and
Twenty Seven Million,Seven Hundred Thousand U.S.Dollars)
was manipulated toread One Hundred and Fifty Four Million U.S.
Dollars(US154,000,000.00). The extra $26,300.000.00 is what we want to
transfer to your account.

This contract has been completely executed and the contractors had been
paid all their contract bills remaining the $26,300.000.00 USD.

DISBURMENT: We have resolved that you decide on the percentage you will
receieve on the total amount for your assistance because it is
impossible for us to claim the contract over-invoiced money here in
without your assistance.

SECURITY: All modalities to effect the payment and subsequent transfer
of this money has been worked out, so this transaction is 100%
Though, you are required to treat this business with strictest
await your immediate response through my private email
id( on my attention and send me your confidential
fax and
phone number for speedy correspondence.

I will highly appreciate it if you treat this business with confidence
it demands for security reasons.It will surprise you why
we choose you and trusted you for this transaction.Yes,we believe that
good friend can be discovered and business like this cannot be realized
without trust. This is why we have decided to trust you for this

We are looking forward to doing this transaction with you. Be further
informed that your interest and security had been considered before you
were contacted so be rest assured and feel free to go into this
with us.

But let honesty and trust be our watchword throughout this transaction
your prompt reply will be highly appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Engr. Mohammed Usman

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