:: Friday, November 01, 2002
well.. looks like I got ANOTHER one of those e-mail hoaxes..
(the "NIGERIAN MONEY TRANSFER" hoax..)
here it is.. if you want a bit of a laugh..
note: THIS IS A HOAX.. (so.. if you get this y'self.. ignore it..)
"REQUEST FOR AN URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
After due deliberation with my colleagues, we have decided to forward
to you this business proposal. We want a
reliable person who could assist us in the transfer the sum of Twenty
Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States
Dollars ($20,500,000). Via International Bank Draft Cashable in any
First World Countries.
This fund resulted from an over-invoiced bill from contracts awarded
by us under the budget allocation to our Ministry.
This bill has been approved for payment by the other concerned
Ministries. The contract has since been executed,
commissioned and the contractor was paid the actual cost of the
contract. We are left with the balance US$20.5M as
part of the over-invoiced amount which we have deliberated over
estimated for our own use.But under our protocol
division, we as civil servants are forbidden to operate or own
foreign accounts.This is why we are soliciting your
assistance in this manner and regard.
As you may want to know and to make you less curious, I got your address
from adverts in the business directory. I am
the Chief Accountant/Internal Auditor of the Contract Award Committee
(CAC) of the Nigerian National Petroleum
Corporation (NNPC). This transaction is very much free from all sorts
of RISKS and TROUBLE from my Government.
We the N.N.P.C. Officials involved in this deal have put in many
years in service to this Ministry. We have been
exercising patience for this opportunity for so long and to most of us
this is a lifetime opportunity we cannot afford to
We have agreed to COMPENSATE you duly if agreement is reached by both of
us and I and one of my colleagues
involved in this deal will come to your country to arrange for our
share, upon the confirmation from you that the
Certified International Bank Draft has been Approved and Raised in
Consequent upon your acceptance of this proposal, kindly confirm your
interest by Telephone to me, through my Direct
Tel No: + 234 8023094992 .
Your indication by revert Telephone to me of your sincere and serious
interes will enable me fax you or brief you of the
PROCEDURES FOR THIS TRANSACTION. If my line is busy, please keep trying
you will surely get through.
NOTE: In the event of your inability to handle this transaction please
inform us so that we can look for another reliable
person who can assist in this respect as we have mapped out 20% as
compensation for your assistance to take care
of your bills locally and internationally.
It might surprise you why we choose you and trusted you for this
transaction. Yes, we believe that good friends can
be discovered and business like this cannot be realized without
mutual trust. This is why we have decided to trust
you for this transaction. Be further informed that everyone's interest
and security had been considered before you
were contacted, so be rest assured and feel free to go into this
transaction with us. But let Honesty and Trust be our
watchword throughout this transaction and your prompt reply will be
highly appreciated. Thank you, and God bless.
HON, ALBERT IBEKWE"
:: Spoz 1:20 AM |