First, I must solicit your strict confidence in this transaction.
This is by virtue of its nature being confidential and"TOP SECRET".
I am a highly placed official working for the Federal Ministry
of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, GAMBIA.
My committe - The Petroleum Trust Fund - is in charge of managing
and supervising the disbursement of oil sales revenues for
the GAMBIAN government. The revenues under our control runs
into several millions of dollars monthly. My self and three
other colleagues in the Petroleum Trust Fund are currently in
need of a silent foreign partner with whose bank account we
shall transfer the sum of Twelve Million Five Hundred
Thousand U.S. Dollars (US$12,500,000.00). This fund is due to
us as commission for oil sales contracts handled under our supervision.
The fund is presently waiting to be transferred by our offshore
fund managers to the beneficiary submitted to us as the funds
receiver. However, by virtue of our position as civilservants
and members of the Petroleum Trust Fund, we cannot acquire this
funds in our name. This is because as top civil servants, we are not allowed
by law of the land to own or operate bank accounts out side our shores.
I have been delegated as a matter of trust by my colleagues,
to look for an overseas silent partner in whose account we would
transfer the fund on trust, Hence the reason for this mail.
shall be ransferring the money to your account as an investment
we are making with your company. We propose to sign a silent
partnership agreement with you before the funds leave to your
account, as our assurance that you will hold
the money in trust for us.For your support and partnership,
please reply me to negotiate your fees or the percentage you
wish to be paid when the funds arrive your bank account.
It is after your fees and expenses have been deducted from the
funds that the balance could be dealt with, according to our
instruction. You must however note that this transaction, with
regards to our disposition to continue with you, is subject
to these terms.
Firstly, our conviction of your transparency.
Secondly, that you treat this transaction with utmost secrecy
and confidentiality. Finally and above all, that you will provide
an account that you have absolute control over.
The transaction, although discrete, is legitimate and there
is no risk or legal disadvantages either to ourselves or yourself.
The transfer will be effected to your account within seven
(7) working days as soon as we reach an agreement and you furnish
me with a suitable bank account for the transaction.
I am looking forward to doing business with you and do solicit
your confidentiality in this transaction, Please mail your
response to me immediately.

Yours faithfully,