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From: “Mr james Goodman Jr” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 7:03 PM
Subject: CONFIDENTIAL DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY PAYMENT
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
Aso Rock villa, Asokoro District, Abuja
CONFIDENTIAL DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY PAYMENT
TO THE ATTENTION OF BENEFICIARY
I am Lt General JAMES GOODMAN JR. (Rtd), National Security Adviser to
President Musa Umar Yar’Adua Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am
delighted to inform you that the contract panel, which just concluded
it’s seating in Abuja just released your name amongst contractors to
benefit from the Diplomatic Immunity Payment. This Panel was primarily
delegated to investigate manipulated contract claims, contracts and
over-invoiced payment as the effect has eaten deep into the economy of
our dear country.
However, we wish to bring to your notice that your contract profile is
still reflecting in our central computer as unpaid contractor while
auditing was going on. Your contract file was forwarded to my office
by the auditors as unclaimed fund, we wish to use this medium to inform
you that for the time being Federal Government of Nigeria have stopped
further payment through bank to bank transfer due to contractors
numerous petitions to United Nations against Nigeria on wrong payment
and diversion of contract funds to different account.
In this regards we are going to send your contract part payment of
10Million USD. To you via our accredited shipping company and I have
secured every needed documents to cover the money. Note: The money is
coming on 2 security proof boxes. The boxes are sealed with synthetic
nylon seal and padded with machine. Please you don’t have to worry for
anything, as the transaction is 100% risk free. The boxes are coming
with a Diplomatic agent who will accompany the boxes to your house
address. All you need to do now is to send to me your full house
address and your identity such as, international passport or drivers
license and your mobile telephone number, The Diplomatic AttachÐ¹ will
travel with it. He will call you immediately when he arrives your
country’s airport. I hope you understand me.
Please kindly get back to me today also with the requested informations
so that we can proceed on this matter as soon as possible.
1)Your full name.
2)Phone, fax and mobile #.
3)company name, position and address.
4)profession, age and marital status.
5)Copy of int’l passport,drivers linsense,or any valid ID card.
Note: The diplomat does not know the original contents of the boxes.
What l declared to them as the contents is Sensitive Photographic Film
Materials for security reasons. I did not declare money to them please.
If they call you and ask you the contents please tell them the same
thing Ok. and I will let you know how far I have gone with the
arrangement. I will secure the Diplomatic immunity clearance
certificate which will make it pass every custom checkpoint all over
the world without hitch. Confirm the receipt of this message and send
the requirements to me immediately you receive this message. Please i
need urgent reply because the boxes are schedule to live as soon as we
hear from you. Call me 234 7028464374 or e-mail Lt General JAMES
DATE 5th, June 2009.
Lt General James Goodman Jr. (Rtd).
National Security Adviser to the President
Federal Republic of Nigeria