The Latest Twist to the Nigerian Money Transfer Scam
ASSALAMA AILEKUM. I am highly compelled upon strict recommendation, to write you this very urgent and confidential letter.I do hope my letter will not embarrass you since I had no previous correspondence with you. I am sending this proposal with due sense of umanity,responsibility and with few awareness that you will give it a sympathetic attention. I regret the inconvenience it may cause you x-udd on the condition that we have not met before. I am Mrs. Munirat Fatima Abacha, the wife of Mohammed Abacha, son of the Late head of state of Federal Republic of Nigeria - General Sani Abacha.I am contacting you in view of the fact that we will be of great assistance to each other like wise developing a cordial relationship. My husband along with his late father and top officials of their past administr! ation has been accused of looting several Billion United States Dollars from the Nigeria Government. The current attitude of the present government towards my family has indeed made life quite unbearable for us. Fortunately, Mohammed my Husband has Eighteen million and six hundred thousand United States Dollars(US$18.6 million) cash, which he intended to use for investment purposes overseas. This money is kept in a private security company. This money was deposited for safe keeping in the security vault of a freighting agency here by my husband preparotry to being air lifted abroad for investment purposes before his arrest leaving a clause that it could only be claimed by an expertriate partner. It is only my husband and myself that know where the money is kept. Due to the current situation in the country concerning government?s vendettas towards my family, we seek your assistance to transfer this money out of Nigeria for the purpose of investment as intended by my husband.Note that my family is currently being probed by this present government for alleged involvement in misappropriation of public funds during my father-in-law's regime.Towards this effect, an embargo restricting my family members from traveling or carrying out financial transactions without their express permission is in force. Right now, my husband (Mohammed) is under arrest and is being detained in connection to the above and other activities of his late father.However, I have an arrangement on how to freight this money to you after receiving some assurances from you of the safety our own share and that you will only take the commission that we will offer you.This money personally belongs to my husband and he intends that it still be used for investment. The freighting company to be used has now been introduced to me and as so on as we recieve your readiness to assist us recieve this fund we shall formalize the deposit documents in your name and reach an agreement with them to air lift the consignment for your pick up.Bearing in mind that your assistance is needed to transfer this fund, we propose a commission of 15%(Fifteen Percent) of the total sum to you for the expected services and assistance. While 5% is mapped out for miscellaneous expenses. On your positive consent, I shall expect you to contact me urgently to enable us discuss about this.Your urgent response is highly needed. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinarily confidential, while I await your prompt response. Please send reply to my most private firstname.lastname@example.org
MRS. MUNIRAT FATIMA ABACHA
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