Tuesday, July 31, 2007
RE: BE CAREFUL OF HOODLUMS
I want to paste an actual email I received today.I am not making this up.I suppose I'm expected to believe that the Nigerian are trying do something about their reputation as scammers. Here goes:
NIGERIAN INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT
4TH FLOOR MARY LAND
MOTTO: SECURITY WATCH.
FROM THE DESK
OF: MR MARTINS OKOH.
DEPUTY: DR DONALD SMITH
RE: BE CAREFUL OF HOODLUMS
Based on the finding in this investigastion department we wish to warn
against some touts. We have been informed that some touts are contating
you in respect to the collection of your fund in the total sum of $35
Million U.S.A Dollars that was long approved in your favour through the
Global Exchange Bank of Nigeria. As a matter of fact we have been on
investigation assignments for some time codely known to no one but the
Presidency and some top government official who are in support of this
investigation team to help stop fraudalent activities in this country.
Although we have been able to come up with some good result about the
people that have extorted money from you illegally and i wish to list
so that you will personally indicate them by writting back because we
to make your paymen to you without any delay but we must surely deal
bring this names to book if only you will indicate correctly any of
The names of the Touts that have been arrested are as follows:
1)PROF CHARLES SOLODO
2)CHIEF JOSEPH SANUSI
6)BARRISTER UCHEUZO WILLIAMS.
7)Mr. Ernest Chukwudi Ebi
Deputy Governor - Policy / Board Member
8)Mr. Tunde Lemo Deputy Governor - Financial Sector
Surveillance /Board Member
9)Mrs. W. D. A. Mshelia
(10)Usman Shamsuddeen- Deputy Governor - Corporate Services / Board
The above listed names are been traced/investigated by the police and
of them have elope the country and note that if any of them is caught
find guilty he/she we go to jailed for 25 years(twenty five years) as
is under the Degree 47 of the constituition of this bank under section
criminal law. So we are waiting for you to write us and inform us if
of the above names have once contacted you in respect to the your fund
yes dont waste time to indicate it immediately.
Note that the only office/paying bank that have right to pay or contact
you in this Transfer is the GLOBAL EXCHANGE BANK OF NIGERIA which is
headed the bank Governor. You must deal directly with them and do what
ever you are asked to do because that is the only way you will achive
success of the transaction.
We applogise on behalf of the President and the people of Nigeria for
dealy and lost this most have coursed you and promise that such thing
not happen again.And if you are dealing with any one of them regarding
this payment we urge you to stop because you are taking a big risk and
never find your money any where because your money is with the above
Finally, we are expecting to hear from you today Thanks for your good
understanding while we wait for your urgent response to this mail for
MR MARTINS OKOH(Chairman Investigation Dept)
DR. DONALD SMITH(Deputy Chairman Investigation Dept).