Partnership Negotiations hoax

Attention: The Managing Director

Subject: Partnership Negotiations

Before reading this letter, I will like you to visit the below web sites for verification of the letter and my personality.


I am the newly appointed Finance and Accounts
Director of INEC, meaning, Independent National
Electoral Commission.

This organization, INEC is the sole body that
conducts Elections in my country Nigeria. During the last quarter of last year, 2002. About N8billion Naira (Approx. US$86.5 Million Dollars) was allocated to our office by the Chairman of my agency for funding of the voter registration exercise. On disbursing of the US86.5 million for the voter registration exercise, about US$69 million was utilized in completing the voters registration exercise while US$17.5 million was left as balance out of the US$86.5 million given to my department.

The office of the Auditor General of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria has audited my agency, INEC this January 2003 in respect of the Primary elections that will be taking place next month while the Governorship and Presidential election will take place at the end of the first quarter of this year. During this auditing, it was left for my office to give account of all expenses and how funds were utilized during the registration exercise, and while doing this accountability with the auditor General Of the Federation, I and my two other partners secretly removed the sum of US$13.5 million from the INEC Treasury account and included it as part of money used during the registration exercise. Our intention is to transfer the funds out of the country to any reliable foreign account specifically meant for investment purposes.

As the Finance and Accounts Director of INEC, I have already declared to the Authorities and the Auditor General of the Federation here that out of the US$86.5 million given to us, US$4 million is the balance left and the US$13.5M we about transferring to your account was added to the expenses incurred during the exercise, the US$13.5M have been pushed to the Forex
Account of bank of Nigeria awaiting the vital
documents to be processed, hence to obtain valid and legal authorization prior to telegraphic wire transfer taking place to your designated bank account.

Be informed that our main reason for contacting you in this confidential transaction is that we top civil servants working under government establishment are not allowed to operate foreign account as it is against the new Government Anti Corruption Code of -Conduct Bureau, and on discovery that we have access to foreign account, we shall be dismissed from service immediately and based on this difficult situation, we have no other option than to look for a reliable foreign partner to assist us in taking out this fund.
All we need from you is nothing but to allow us use your bank account and transfer this money immediately before we commence the primary elections in my country this year.

This transfer will be finalized precisely in 10
banking days and we are going to give you 15% of the total sum for your support, assistance and cooperation in seeing that this funds gets to your bank account.

On the other hand, you are being guaranteed that there is no atom of risk involved on your participation hence the transaction will be handled with utmost confidentiality in other to avoid any leakage. On acceptance of this letter, which I believe you will give me a positive answer, I will appreciate you contact me once you receive this mail via my email account or fax number indicating your capability and willingness to enable me to give you more details of my modus operandi of getting this money to you hitch free.This matter requires your urgent attention and confidentiality whatever your decision may be Contact me on my e-mail.

Awaiting your urgent response

Chief Olusegun Akanni