Scam report about Carol Peters

First name:  Carol
Last name:  Peters
Age:  38
Location:  Lasgo Nigeria
On websites:  Yahoo
Report:  I am to go the USA and she is coming with me on a flight out of Nigeria, she said she needed $5,000.00 for a ATA Card, (Aviation Travel Allowance Card). I told her it was a scam and she went to the Ministry of Aviation and sent me this letter that is below. Is this real or is it a scam, I do know that countries as the United States ask that the traveler has to show, they can support their stay in the USA for the time they are is the USA. I have found out that other countries ask the same of their travelers. Can anyone tell me if this is a leagle letter or is requested by the government of Nigeria? MINISTRY OF AVIATION 5, ALAGBON CLOSE ,IKOYI LAGOS , 62550 IKOYI NIGERIA. Ref: KL0810/ATA/10 Date: 11/05/2012 RE: AVIATION TRAVELING ALLOWANCE FOR MS OLA ROSELINE BEN, PASSPORT NUMBER: B0507854 I hereby inform you that the above passenger Ms Ola Roseline Ben, Passport #: B0507854 will not be allowed to travel if she has not met the requirements of the Aviation Policy as stated in the Enhanced Passenger Assessment & Clearance Act, 2007 provided for all travelers international travel. We have been directed that no passenger(s) should be allowed to board any airline unless holding the relevant Air Travel Allowance (ATA) Card as per the aviation policy, to which this passenger is not an exception. Any airline that does not adhere to this stipulated order and regulation will have its license revoked because of the international regime to maintain legitimate order while migrating to other countries or visiting as a tourist. The Air Travel Allowance is a charge of Five Thousand United States Dollars ($5,000.00 USD) which is the amount stated for passenger(s) traveling from Nigeria to the United State for three months (3months) This traveling allowance so charged will be refunded to the passenger(s) after checking that he / she has the certain amount to live and stay in United State for three months. It is to show that the passenger(s) will not constitute financial or social dispute on arriving at the designated country. On arrival at the Atlanta Georgia International Airport, United State, she will need to provide to the appropriate authority with the provided ATA Card (Air Travel Allowance) which will be issued at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport before departure. The Civil Aviation Ministry & the Immigration Department are together assessing a larger number of passengers by cross-checking relevant data with intelligence, border management and law enforcement agencies for enhanced security and thus we would appreciate your co-operation with the same. Thank you for your continual co-operation. We are here to serve you better. Representative and Dispatch, Mrs. Rose Chinyere Uzoma.

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