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First, I must solicit your strictest confidence in
this transaction, this is by virtue of it's nature
as being utterly confidential and top secret as
you were introduced to us in confidence through the
Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, foreign trade division.
We are top officials from the Federal Ministry of
Works and Housing,(FMWH),Federal Ministry of Finance
and the Presidency, making up the Contract Review
(CRP) set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to
review contracts awarded by the past military
In the course of our work on the CRP, we discovered
this fund which resulted from grossly over-invoiced
contracts which were executed for the FMW&H during the
he companies that executed the contracts have been
duly paid and the contracts commissioned leaving the
sum of US$24.4 Million floating in the escrow account
of the 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 overseas
partner to whom we could transfer the sum of US$24.4M
legally subcontracting the entitlement to your
This is bearing in mind that our civil service code
of conduct forbids us from owning foreign company or
running foreign account while in government service
the need for an overseas partner.
We have agreed that the funds will be shared thus
it has been paid into your account:
(1) 30% of the money will go to you for acting as the
beneficiary of the fund.
(2) 10% has been set aside as an abstract projection
for reimbursment to both parties for incidental
that may be incurred in the course of the transaction.
(3) 60% to us the government officials (with which we
wish to commence an importation business in
with you ).
All logistics are in place and all modalities worked
out for the smooth conclusion of the transaction
ten to fourteen days of commencement after receipt of
the following information:
-Your company name ; address ; company's details &
- telephone & fax numbers.
These information will enable us make the applications
and lodge claims to the concerned ministries &
in favour of your company and it is pertinent to state
here that this transaction is entirely based on trust
as the solar bank draft or certified cheque drawable
in any of the Central Bank of Nigeria correspondent
bankers around the world is going to be written in
Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter and your
interest as regards assisting us by sending me an
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bank Account Details not
necessary as preferred
mode of payment is by
draft or cheque .