From: "Dr. Emma Ibe KACHIKWU" (may be fake)
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2019 13:39:40 +0200
Subject: FOREIGN ACCOUNT NEEDED FOR OVER INVOICED CONTRACT
Central Business District,
Herbert Macaulay way,
P.m.b. 190, Garki, Abuja.
From: Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu (GMD)
Contract Ref No: NNPC/PED/1462/KADREF/92)
I know that this proposal may come to you as a surprise especially having to come from someone you have not meet before I got you information from your country chamber of commerce here in Nigeria.
My name is Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Be informed that my partner Dr. Maikanti Baru and I awarded a contract to a foreign firm (Sheng Yang Contraction Company) with contract Ref No: NNPC/PED/1462/KADREF/92) for the maintenance of the Nigeria petroleum-chemical complex located at Kaduna, Nigeria.
I know that this proposal may come to you as a surprise especially having to come from someone you have not met before, but I would like you to co-operate with me so that this U$D98, 000,000.00 will be released and transferred into your account, It is my profound intention to contact you for this very important and highly confidential transaction for the transfer of (U$D98, 000,000.00 Ninety Eight Million United State Dollars Only into your bank account.
The contract has been successfully executed by the contractors and their contract sum has been paid to them, leaving our overestimated balance of (U$D98, 000,000.00 Ninety Eight Million United State Dollars Only) still pending at the bank. Right now, we are left with this overestimated balance of (U$D98, 000,000.00) which is still floating at the escrow account in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) waiting for final payment to any reliable foreign bank account you may provide.
We, as government officials, are not permitted to own or operate foreign bank accounts. Therefore we need a reliable person who will provide us with a foreign account where to transfer and deposit this US$98,000,000.00. This is the reason we are soliciting for your sincere assistance to provide us with an account where to transfer this money. All modalities for the easy transfer of this money are now in place, the period of this transaction is only two weeks from the day we receive your bank account details.
Note that 10% of our share will be invested in your country, as we propose to give you 30% of the U$D98, 000,000.00, my partners and I will get 60% of the money.
The balance of 10% will be allocated to cover all expenses incurred by both partners, be informed that this proposal is urgent and confidential, Please send to me your bank account details and full address of company name and address, your private phone and fax number for easy communication which will be used in securing all the necessary documents for easy transfer of the fund.
I eagerly wait your urgent response.
Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)