First, I must solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction
.This by virtue of its Nature as being utterly confidential and ‘top
secret’. You have been recommended by an associate who assured me in
confidence of your ability and reliability to prosecute a transaction of
great magnitude involving a pending business transaction requiring

I am a Nigerian presently on attachment in United Kingdom, but at the
same time the chairman of contract review panel who is interested in
importation of goods into Nigeria with funds which are presently trapped
in Nigeria. In order to commence this business we solicit your
assistance to enable us transfer into your account the said trapped funds

The source of this fund is as follows: During the last Regime here in
Nigeria, some Government Officials set up companies and awarded
themselves contracts which were grossly over-invoiced in various
The present Government set up a contract Review Panel and we have
identified a lot of inflated contract funds which are presently floating in
the Central Bank of Nigeria ready for payment.

However, by virtue of our position as civil servants and members of
this panel, we cannot acquire this money in our names. I have therefore,
been delegated as a matter of trust by my colleagues of the panel to
look for an overseas partner into whose account we would transfer the
of US$21,500,000.00 (Twenty One Million, Five Hundred Thousand
.States Dollars) Hence we are writing you this letter.

We have agreed to share the money thus:
20% for the Account owner (you)
70% for us (The officials)
10% to be used in settling taxation and all local and foreign expenses.
It is from the 70% that we wish to commence the importation business.
Please, note that this transaction is 100% safe and we hope to
commence the transfer latest seven (7)banking days from the date of the
receipt of the following information below
(a)company’s name Beneficiary of account
(b) Your Personal Tel. Number and Fax Number
© Bank account/Sort/ABA/Routing numbers were the funds will be
transferred to
(d) Your Bankers Address, Telephone and Fax Number.
The above information will enable us write letters of claim and job
description respectively. This way we will use your company’s name to
apply for payment and re-award the contract in your company’s name. We
looking forward to doing this business with you and solicit your
In his transaction. Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter
using the above Fax Number. I will bring you into the complete picture of
this pending project when I have heard from you.
Yours faithfully,