I get at least 10 of these sort of emails a week. For some reason, this one made me laugh. The grammer? The punctuation, or lack of? WHO would ever take this for a real correspondence?
Subject: YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT
Date:May 15, 2007 04:12:36 AM PDT
DEPUTY GOVERNOR OFFICE(CBN)
CODE#NVP 009 CONTRACT OFFICE
DR TUNDE LEMO (OFFICE)
DIRECT LINE 234-1-4825198
I hope this finds you in good faith, we are Sorry for the inconveniences and inflict we have put you through all this while in your long over due contract payment.
However we were having some minor problems with our payment system which is inexplicable, and have held us stranded and indolent, not having the aspiration to devote our 100% assiduity in accrediting foreign contract Payments.
we are have worked with foreign enterprises and have made a name and a high reputable standard in the world.
I know that on several occassions you have been contacted and have tried to claim your funds but never got it. Now i have an information that would help you to get your funds with any further delay.
The outstanding payment that have been released from the Accountant general of the federal is $45,000,000.00 Dollars and i want you to know that you are next on the list but you need to act fast to claim your fund.
For immediate processing of your payment you need to send me your information so that i can commence preparation of your fund release.
As soon as this information is received, your payment will be made to you in a certified bank draft or wired to your nominated bank account directly from the minister of finance.
All channels to prepare your funds will be taken to ensure safe and fast release of your fund.
And i also want you to know that your cooperation will be needed to finalise this transaction Please ensure that you call me immediately you receive this information on my direct line ( 234-1-4825198 )
DR TUNDE LEMO
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