FROM THE DESK OF
Mr. Mark Onuorah
I am Mr. Mark Onuorah Chairman of Contract Award and
Verification Panel set up by the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTFI got
your contact from your country business guide as a reliable
person/company in a related area of my interest for investment,
and after thorough deliberations, my colleagues decided to contact
you for a very confidential business transaction of mutual
During our verification exercise, we came across an
over-invoiced contract (Contract No: PTF/PEH/147O/O6). This
contract was awarded in July,1996 and completed in August, 1998,
and the original contractor has since been paid his contract sum
leaving the over-invoiced sum of US$19.5m (Nineteen Million, Five
Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) This amount have been left
floating in our account with the Diamond Bank of Nigeria, until
our recent discovery.
My coleagues and I have decided to seek for the assistance of a
reliable foreign partner into whose account the fund will be
transferred into for our own use. If this proposal is acceptable
to you, a “Deed of Transfer” of the above contract will be
obtained on your behalf, to empower you as the legal beneficiary
of the contract and the sum to be transferred.
All necessary and relevant documents will be procured for the
release and transfer of the fund into your nominated account.An
application for foreign exchange allocation will be made on your
behalf from my office to the federal ministry of finance (FMF) and
the Diamond Bank of Nigeria(DBN) for the subsequent release and
transfer of the fund into your nominated account.
Be informed that we are working in collaboration with top
officials of the federal ministry of finance and the Diamond Bank
of Nigeria DBN) who will assist us in the transfer of the fund.
With your cooperation the success of this transaction is
guaranteed. We have agreed to compensate you with 25% of the
total sum, 70% will be for me and my colleagues here, while the
remaining 5% have been mapped-out for miscellaneous expenses that
might be incurred by both parties during the course of this
transaction. All things being equal, this transaction will
be concluded within 14 working days upon the day of receipt of
You are required to fax us your nominated bank account details
and your direct telephone and fax numbers.
Please treat this transaction with top priority and remember to
keep it as confidential as possible. As soon as we receive
your response, more details about how to proceed will be given to
I await your prompt response.
Chairman,Contract Award & Verification Panel