(In response to the comments I’ve gotten recently asking how the deal went please note that I posted this because I thought it was the most ridiculous email ever. I did not make a deal with him and neither should you!! And its sad that I have to write this disclaimer!)
Check out this little gem arrived in my inbox this week:
Happy New Year!.
I would like to intimate you on the possibility of your company partaking in the
on going Tender bid for the Supply of your product to Iraq.
The product are to be supplied in large quantities, to 18 Iraq Government
I will be acting as your middle man in Iraq to submit your Company
biding information’s to the Task Force Command Office in Iraq.
I am currently on board of the contracting command Office for Economic
Development in Iraq and with my connection, I am quite
Confident of securing approval for you to supply your product.
I want you to note the issue of different financial regulations between
Iraq and your country. As such you will be paid 100% through the Iraqi
Ministry of Finance upon the approval of your quotation and Invoices before
you commence supplies.
When you’ve received the payment, we would be expecting a monthly supply,
as the sum budgeted for this Tenders is quite enormous as to outstrip your
capacity And capability to supply. A consideration also is that your quotation must
be CIF Port of Umm Qasr (or the Jordanian Port of Aqaba).
I will reveal more procedural information to you upon your receiving the
acknowledgment of this proposal from you.
Nabeel Salman Kadhim.