This is the email I received from this particular person.
ATTENTION: Honorable Beneficiary.
My name is Mrs.Usman Nenadi , I am the present acting Finance Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which makes me in charge of your Inheritance case file.We have to contact you via email and pager, since our office can not get you through the phone lines.
During the auditing and closing of all financial records of the Federal Ministry of Finance, your name was discovered as next on the list from the records of outstanding contractors due for payment with the Federal Ministry of Finance and not by any other authorities, I mean that your name is among the contract fund beneficiaries who have not received their payments and we have verified the account number and it has been confirmed today. Following the resolution and settlement of the payment by the Federal Ministry of Finance in conjunction with the world bank, an irrevocable instructions and authorization has been given to us today to process and effect your payment valued at US$7.4M (Seven Million Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars only) due to you as the outstanding contractors without delay.
However, please be officially informed that your settlement as the outstanding contractor valued at US$7.4MUSD is under due processing and upon the approval of the payment we shall immediately transfer your total funds into your designated account and it will be confirmed in your account without any delay.
Therefore, be rest assured that we shall ensure that your fund is transferred into your bank account as soon as the processing and approvals of the funds has been completed by us, then we shall effect the transfer immediately without any delay. Note that all the relevant remittance slip relating to this transfer will be sent to you and your bank for the clearance of the funds with your bank, you are requested to stop any contact with anybody,to avoid mistake during your transfer.
To this end, we are pleased to inform you that we are going to effect your total payment through any of the following mode of payment below:
(1) SWIFT/TELEGRAPHIC WIRE TRANSFER
(2) INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT
Dear, You are hereby advised to choose any of the above options that suit you to enable this reputable office finalize and effect your payment without any delay. The fund will be transfer in US Dollars.
Note that you are requested to re-confirm the following information to us for final authentication and approval of your Contract fund.
(1). Your name.
(2). Phone, fax and mobile #.
(3). Company name, position and address.
(4). Profession, age and marital status.
(5). Copy of int'l passport or any scanned identity to prove you.
Finally as soon as you get back to me immediately your payment information would be directed to the Telex Programmer of the Central Bank of Nigeria, who would get in touch with you regarding your funds transfer.
Mrs. Nenadi E. Usman
Honourable Minister of Finance
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE
FEDERAL CAPITAL ABUJA NIGERA
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