This email with the subject "NOTIFICATION FROM THE UNITED NATIONS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 01 Aug 2010 17:33:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Ban Ki-Moon"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? You may not understand why this email came to you.This is because we have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago with the then secretary to the UNITED NATIONS. This email is to all the people that have been scammed out of there hard earn money in any part of the world, Now the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of USD $850,000 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand United State Dollars Only), This also 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 etc. So we found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you in order for you to be compesated with the sum of USD $850,000 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand United State Dollars Only),of which this has been agreed upon and have been signed and backed up by the UNITED NATIONS. You are now advised to contact Rev. Obi Marcuz of the GUARANTEE TRUST BANK PLC, as he is our representative in Nigeria to handle your funds to you, contact him immediately for your payment of USD$850,000 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand United State Dollars Only)which way you need the fund to be delivered to you. So as to enable him facilitate the delivery or transfer of your compensation funds which he will send it to you and you can clear it in any bank of your choice over there in your country. You are now advice to get in contact with Rev. Obi Marcuz and provide him with below information. Full Name: Address: Telephone Number: Person to Contact Rev. Obi Marcuz Email: email@example.com Tel: +234- 81-2068-6974 Thanks and God bless you and your family. Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Fund. Making the world a better place. Regards, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon UN Secretary General