NIGERIA NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC)
FALOMO COMPLEX IKOYI LAGOS.
OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT.
...This letter may come to you as a surprise since it is coming from someone you have not met before. I got your contact from the world trade bureau with further confirmation from a reliable source.
However, we decided to contact you based on a satisfactory information we had about your business person as regards this business information concerning your country and safety of our funds in a steady economy such as that of your country compared to our country Nigeria, Africa.
I am the principal Accountant of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). My close and trusted colleagues and I need your assistance in the transfer of US$50 million, (FIFTY MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) into any reliable account you may nominate overseas.
This fund was generated from over-invoicing of contracts executed by the NNPC under our control and supervision. This fund is now ready to be remitted into any account we put forward for that purpose.
...3. 5% for contingencies and expenses.
We wish to assure you that your involvement should you decide to assist us, will be well protected. This business is 100% risk free as we have secured our own side of the transaction. We have also put in place the machinery to guarantee a successful conclusion...
Thank you for your anticipated co-operation, while we look forward to a mutually benefiting business relationship with you. Please when replying, kindly include your full name, private Telephone and Fax numbers, where I can reach you any time of the day.
Thanks and Best regards,
DR. LEWIS EDWARD.