This email with the subject "Urgent Response Needed!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 01 Jun 2007 11:49:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Eze.O. Louis ." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS,LAGOS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. FROM THE DESK OF: Mr. Eze.O. Louis . LAGOS-NIGERIA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Dear Sir/Madam , After due deliberation with my colleagues, I decided to forward this proposal. We want a reliable person who could assist us to transfer the sum of Thirty Million United States Dollars (US$30,000,000.00)into his/her account. This fund resulted from an over-invoced bill from contract awarded by us under the budget allocation to my ministry and the bill was approved for payment by the concerned ministries. The contract has been xecuted, commissioned and the contractor was paid the actual cost of the contract. we are left with the balance of US$30,000,000.00 as part of the over-invoiced amount, which we have deliberately over estimated, for our own I am contacting you to be our custodian for this fund. 1. 25% for you (Account Owner)2. 70% for us 3. 5% for Tax, as may required by our Government and yours. As you may want to know and to make you less curious,I got your address from adverts,in business directory that protrayed your establishment in good light. I am the Head Audict & Accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)Lagos. This transaction is very much free from all sorts of RISK and TROUBLE from my Government. We have been exercising patience for this opportunity for so long and to most of us this is a life time opportunity we cannot affford to miss. To get this fund paid into your account, we have to present a Payment Invoice from a foreign establishment like yours. With this invoice, we will seek approval to transfer the fund within 14 banking days through the APEX BANK (CBN) to your designatd Bank Account. I and one of my colleague involved in this deal will come to your country to arrange for our share upon theconfirmation from you that the money has been credited into your nominated Bank
Account. Indication by revet fax to me of your sincere and serious interest will enableme fax you the procedure for operation. It will surprise you why we choose you
and trusted you for this transaction. Yes, we believe that good friends can bediscovered and business like this cannot be realized without trust. This is why
we have decided to trust you for this transaction. we are looking forward to doing thisn transaction ith you. Be further informed that everyone's interest and security had been considered before you were contacted. So be rest assured and feel free to go into this transaction with us.We may also arrange to meet with each other before commencement of this transaction at your own wish. But let honestly be our watch word throughout this transaction and your prompt reply will be highly appreciated. Thank Best regards, Eze .O.Louis . NOTE ON ACCEPTANCES OF THIS PURPOSAL LET ME HAVE YOUR PHONE AND FAX NUMBER IMMEDIATELY TO ENABLE US HAVE ORAL DISCUSSION.