This email with the subject "ATTENTION BENEFICIARY:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:23:37 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "General Ban Ki-moon"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK From: Special Envoy to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. ATTENTION BENEFICIARY: This is to bring to your notice that we are delegated from the UNITED NATIONS in Central Bank to pay 50 victims from your country who has being Victims of Internet scam .The United Nations has decided to pay you $8,500,000 USD (Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) each. You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to be paid this amount, get back to this office as soon as possible for the immediate payment of your $8,500,000 USD compensation funds. We have been having a meeting for the past Seven months which ended Three days ago with the former secretary to the UNITED NATIONS. This email is to all the people that have been scammed or extorted money from because of your contract payment execution in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of $8.5 MILLON USD This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems or irregularities etc. We found your email in our list and that is why we are contacting you, this has been agreed upon and has been signed by the United Nations Board of Directors and Trustees. You have to contact REV.MARK BLESS , our payment agent in USA, as he is our UNITED NATIONS representative in USA , contact him immediately for your cheque $8.5.MILLION USD, This funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose. He will send it to you so you can clear it in any bank of your choice . Send a copy of your response to official email: SECURITY & FINANCIAL CONTACT AGENT: Contact :REV.MARK BLESS Head , Advisory Committee Email: email@example.com TEL:(323)642-6084(SMS ONLY) You are advised to send your communication particulars, Full name Age Telephone Fax numbers Mailing Address Occupation Your file Reference below (RE-1077_V) Contact REV.MARK BLESS immediately for your Cashier Cheque. Thanks and God bless you and your family. Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Bank Draft. Making the world a better place for the sake of humanity. Give him your File Reference (RE-1077-V) and you are free to contact him via telephone number which he will provide to you upon the receipt of your email. Best Regards, Yours Faithfully, Secretary United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (Financial Officer)United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon