This email with the subject "YOUR PAYMENT!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Nov 2015 13:33:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "09/11/2015"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR. PETER LAUNSKY-TIEFFENTHAL USG FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES (OIOS)
Internal Audit, Monitoring, Consulting and Investigations Division
My name is Mr. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, the newly appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information for International Compensation Verification Department. As the trusted head of his kitchen cabinet, I have vetted and listed your payment for immediate priority attention based on your genuineness of your claim vis-a-vis the extortion you have been subjected to by both our local and foreign official and financial correspondent institutions alike.
Your payment file has been approved as the true beneficiaries to receive a compensation fund of (Three Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) Only. Therefore base on the direction by our Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, We have agreed with African Union OAU Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma that US$3,500,000.00 (Three Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars)
Only would be paid to you through our corresponding Paying Bank here in South Africa.
Henceforth, the funds in question is very legal and true, as all you are advised to do is to select your payment option from the four payment option as indicated below to receive your funds:
1) BY SWIFT WIRE TRANSFER (KTT)
2) BY DIPLOMATIC CASH DELIVERY TO YOUR DOOR STEP
3) ONLINE BANKING ACCOUNT TRANSFER
4) COMING DOWN TO THE BANK AND PROCESS AND CLAIM YOUR FUNDS.
This has been agreed upon and signed by African Union-United Nations Joint Chief Mediator. You are strictly advised to contact our Payment Department Agent Thomas.A. Boardman of our paying center in Africa, as he is our representative in South Africa. Contact him immediately for your Compensation Funds of (US$3.5Million).
Based on the Mode of Payment you have selected above, you are required to contact the above person and furnish him with the following details, your full information which will be required to avoid any mistakes in transferring your funds: - Your full name, address and telephone number to enable this office proceed on your behalf within 24 hours of releasing your Compensation Funds for further procedures.
DIRECTOR IN CHARGE: THOMAS ANDREW BOARDMAN
You are also advised by this email to advancing funds to any persons with respect to your payment, while you forward the names, email addresses and evidence of payments you have made to these impostors and fraudsters to enable the security agencies spread their dragnet towards apprehending these crooks.
Further details will be issued to you upon receiving your reply.
Mr. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal.