A Scam Email with the Subject "ARE YOU DEAD OR ALIVE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:04:19 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Barrister Timothy Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAM
DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL
PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS.
U.N Building, Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Drive,
Central Business District, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.
YOUR REF: WB/NF/UN/XX0L8 UNITED NATIONS.
Your credit payment file have been added and opened.
We received an email that you are dead and you asked one Mr. Williams Thomson to come and claim your funds related to your Compensation Refund worth $850,000,00 (Eight Hundred And Fifty Thousand United State Dollars) that has been confirmed for payment to you since two weeks now and he has also agreed to pay for the fund release charge of $105.00. We have sent you series of emails regarding your Compensation Refund but we are yet to receive a response from you prior to Mr Williams Thomson submitting this report that you are dead and he is sopposedly your next of kin which came to us as a surprise.
So I am writing you to know if truly you are DEAD OR ALIVE, if you do not reply back within 48hrs we will have no other option than to believe Mr. Williams Thomson that you are dead. And if you are still alive you should get back to us as fast as you can. Take note that every thing has been taken care of by the Government, it is just the fund release fee as imposed on all beneficiaries that this Mr. Williams Thomson has agreed to pay for so you should ignore anyone asking you for some other fees aside what i have told you, if you refuse or ignore this email notice, then we take it that you are dead and i'm afraid we shall sign the fund release/transfer to him on the receipt of your negligence and as such he is right that you are dead and he is to claim the funds on your behalf.
WE HAVE WITH US A SCANNED COPY OF THE SECRET PHOTO SHOT WE SNAPPED HIM THE DAY HE CAME TO OUR OFFICE TO TABLE OFFICIALLY THAT YOU ARE DEAD,IF YOU NEED IT, WE CAN SCAN AND SEND IT TO YOU FOR YOUR CONFIRMATION.
You are required to write a letter of application via email to this commission so i can forward that to the head officials on your behalf or rather your presence is urgently needed in our office to facilitate every steps and actions that needs to be taken regarding Mr Wiliams Thomson and the release of your Compensation Benefits. However, If you are unable to appear before this commision to fulfil the obligation required of you, then you should forward your application to this office so i can advocate on your behalf to get your Compensation Benefits transferred to you successfully.
We hope for a quick response from you if you are still alive and ready to claim your Compensation Refund in tune of $850,000,00, and also make it clear to us if you are willing to take responsibility of the fund release charge of $105.00. Send down an attached to this email with a copy of your I.D card in order for us to ascertain that you are still alive and kicking.
Also you are advised to stop all further Contact with any other person or office claiming to be the right office to avoid any hitches in receiving your payment. Because of Impostors, we hereby issued you our code of conduct, which is (UN-7750) so you have to indicate this code when contacting us by using it as your subject. Take note that you have been given just 48hrs to get back to us so we can know your health status for sure, and fill out the following information below if you are still alive and able to complete this transaction.
We await your swift response in regard to this news we received from Mr. Williams Thomson. And if it is confirmed that you are alive and well, we shall take full legal actions to get him down and be brought to book to face justice. We shall get back to you with details on how to make the payment of $105.00 for the fund release charge.
Barrister Timothy Smith