URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL
It is with trust and confidence that l write to make this urgent and important business proposal to you.I am a Senior Accountant with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) here in Lagos, Nigeria.
The purpose of this letter is to seek for your urgent assistance in securing the worth of an already executed remunerated contract number NNPC/PED/1140/LAGREF/99, executed to the NNPC by foreign contractors and the contract sum was deliberately over invoiced (inflated contract values) to the tune of One hundred Million, United States Dollars (US$100,000,000.00) only.
The original contractors have been paid following the completion and commissioning of the various contract and they are unaware of the over invoicing. Presently this fund has been approved for payment but still floating in Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) suspense account awaiting activation.
However since the initial contracts were executed by foreign firms, only a foreign firm can also make claims or act as a beneficiary for the purpose of transferring this money out of Nigeria, l and my colleagues agreed together to contact you for urgent assistance, we are in control of all the procedures and we have the capability to manipulate any kind of difficulty we may come across during the transaction.
Your assistance will be needed for two main reasons: –
1. As senior government employees, We are not permitted by the Nigeria law to operate foreign accounts.
2. You will assist us to arrange on investment potentials and prospects in your country.
I and my colleagues also has agreed unanimously to compensate you with 30% of the total sum if you assist us to transfer this money in your nominated bank account 10% will be set aside to offset incidental expenses that might be incurred by either of us in the course of the project.
The remaining 60% shall be our due share. All necessary arrangement required for a speedy conclusion of this transaction have been put in place with top officials of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Nigeria to enable us conclude the whole transaction within 14 working days.
What is required from you is as follows: –
Your bank details to be used in obtaining payment approval.b. The name of the account to be used as beneficiary c. Your private phone and fax numbers for easy communication.
The nature of your company?s business is irrelevant to this transaction. It is also very important to inform you that this transaction and information shall be handled with absolute secrecy and confidentiality, because this deal involves some high ranking Nigerian government officials who would not want to be involved/mentioned in any form of scandal, should this deal be made open/exposed.
We shall appreciate your acceptance to assist us to conclude this transaction in no distant time.
Endeavor to contact me through my direct Email: We are urgently waiting to hear from you.
My best regard and God bless
DR. EDWARD OMOKRI