HELLO, REQUEST FOR CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP 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. We 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, JOHN OKON.