Business Proposal

Another Nigerian scam letter supposedly from top Nigerian government officials. As usual, it is riddled with grammatical and spelling errors.

Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 1:51 AM



First,i must solicit your strictest confidents in this transaction,this is by virtue of its nature as been utterly confidential and top secret as you were introduced through opportunity seeker club which i am a member .

We are top officials from the Federal Ministry of Works & Housing(FMW&H),Federal Ministry of Finance and the presidency,making up the contract review panel(CRP) set up by the Federal Government of
Nigeria to review contracts awarded by the past military administration. In the course of our work in the CRP,We discovered that this fund which resulted from grossly over-invoiced contracts which were executed for the FMW&H during the last administation. The companies that executed the contract have been duly paid and the contracts commissioned leaving the sum of US$42.462M floating in the Escrow account of Central Bank of Nigeria ready for payment.

I have therefore been mandated as a matter of trust by my colleagues in the panel to look for an oversea partner to whom we could transfer the sum of US$42.462M by legally subcontracting the contract entitlement to your company.this is bearing in mind that our civil service code forbids us from owning foreign companies or running foreign accounts while in government service hence the need for an oversea company.

We have agreed that the funds will be shared thus after it has been transfered into your account. (1) 30% of the money will go to your account for acting as beneficiary of the fund. (2) 60% to us the government officials (we wish to commence an incorporation buisness in conjunction with you. (3) 5% has been set aside as an abstract projection to both parties for incidental expenses that may be incured in the course of this transaction.

All logistics are in place and all modalities worked out for the smooth conclusion of the transaction within ten to fourteen working days of conmencement after receipt of the following information from you. your company name,address,company details and activities,telephone&fax number.this information will enable us to make application and lodge claims to the concrened ministries and agencies in favour of your company and it is pertinent to state that this transaction is based entirely on trust as the solar bank draft or certified cheque drawable in any of the Central Bank of Nigeria correspondent Bankers in America is going to be made in your name.

Please acknowlegde the receipt of this letter through the email address for now.

Yours faithfully,

Engr. Nathaniel Ugiagbe

NB. Bank account not neccessary as prefered mode of payment is by draft or cheque

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