Empfangen: 23.05.2001 03:31
Betreff: Urgent Proposal
REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE - STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
I am Alhaji Waziri Dongoyaro, an Accountant in the Nigerian National
Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and I head a seven man tenders board in
charge of Contract Awards and Payment Approvals. I came to know of you
in my search for a reliable and reputable person to handle a very
confidential transaction which involves the transfer of a huge sum of
money to a foreign account.
There were series of contracts executed by a Consortium of Multinationals
in the oil industry in favour of NNPC among which were:
(1) The expansion of the pipeline network within Nigeria for crude
oil and downstream products distribution and subsequent evacuation
- US$5 Billion
(2) Contract for the Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the various
Refineries in the country.
(3) The construction of storage tanks for Petroleum Products (Depots)
- US$90 Million
The original value of these contracts were deliberately over-invoiced in
the sum of USD Thirty Six Million, Five Hundred and Sixty One Thousand
($36,561,000.00) which has now been approved and is now ready to be
transferred being that the companies that actually executed these
contracts have fully been paid and the projects officially commissioned.
Consequently, my colleagues and I are willing to transfer the total amount
to your account for subsequent disbursement, since we as civil servants
are prohibited by the Code of Conduct Bureau (Civil Service Laws) from
opening and/or operating foreign accounts in our names.
Needless to say, the trust reposed on you at this juncture is enormous.
In return, we have agreed to offer you 25% of the transferred sum, while
10% shall be set aside for incidental expenses (internal and external)
between the parties in the course of the transaction. You will be mandated
to remit the balance to other accounts in due course.
You must however NOTE that this transaction is subject to the following
terms and conditions:
a) Our conviction of your transparent honesty and diligence
b) That you would treat this transaction with utmost secrecy and
c) That the funds would be transferred to an interest bearing account
where the incidence of taxation would not exert a heavy toll.
Modalities have been worked out at the highest levels of the Ministry of
Finance and the Central Bank of Nigeria for the immediate transfer of
funds within 14 working days subject to your satisfaction of the above
stated terms. Our assurance is that your role is risk-free.
To accord this transaction the legality it deserves and for mutual security
of the fund, the whole approval procedures will be officially and legally
processed with your name or the name of any company you may nominate as the
Once more, I want you to understand that having put in over 19 years in the
civil service of my country, I am averse to having my image and career dented.
This matter should therefore be treated with utmost secrecy and urgency.
Kindly expedite action as we are behind schedule to enable us include this
transfer in the last batch within this quarter payment for the 2001 financial
Contact me on Tel/Fax no. 234-1-7597613. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reply is preferable by Fax number as the e-mail server is not reliable here.
ALHAJI WAZIRI DONGOYARO 234-1-7597613.