Hi, this request has red flags all over. We actually got an identical request from Allan Aaron for a different WooCommerce/WordPress store we run. It has the same exact email address and message so we wanted to warn you that we think it's fishy as well.
We are requesting a wire transfer for payment since that's the only way to ensure we don't give up product and risk a chargeback. They want a LOT of big ticket items from us (we're an auto parts store).
I guess if it's too good to be true...
Best of luck!
We've just had an identical email from a company called Glory World Mubrat Inc. I smelt a rat to start with - we make a niche product and the order was very large for a country of 900k people. Then we got an email where he wanted us to charge an extra $4975 in shipping on top of a $5000 order with a long-winded explanation of why he needed this favour doing.
I then discovered this thread (for which, thanks folks!) and that cemented it for me.
I still can't quite work out the nature of the fraud though... Is it a chargeback scam?