A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Compensation Payment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Aug 2010 17:36:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "U.N DEBT SETTLEMENT" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, Compliments of the day, We hereby inform you that the UNITED NATIONS in conjuction with the Interpol, Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) United States of America, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria and all the African Crime fighter leaders have come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recover over US$3.8 Billion Dollars from the people we have behind bars. Our duties is to make sure we stop internet scam and money laundering. As for today we have put a lot of fraudsters in jail. We go all over Africa to pick this thieves/internet rats. We have over 8,273 of them in our jails round Africa and we are still looking for more. We are aware that a lot of foreigners out there have been deceived and lost their hard earn money to these fraudsters after promising them percentages in their letters/e-mails for their impending help to move funds out Africa including fake lottery winning notification and at the end of the day, they will collect thousands of dollars from you without a successful end. It was agreed that to retain the good image of Africa countries, all the victims who lost his/her hard earn money to these faceless thieves will be compensated with just US$200,000.00 (Two Hundred thousands United Stated Dollars only). This we assume will help you to start a new life. Please, you have to accept the money like that because the people (victims) in our pay list are too much. We are paying back from the money we recovered from these fraudsters. To that effect, we are sending you this e-mail because your contact details were given to us as one of the victims. Since the United Nations, Interpol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have stepped into this matter, be rest assured that you are safe as it is our duty to protect and serve the citizens of United Kingdom and United States of America in particular and the rest of the world in general. TO FILE FOR YOUR CLAIM, PLEASE, FILL THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AS STATED BELOW AND SEND IT BACK TO US IMMEDIATELY. ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR COMPENSATION FUND HAS BEEN REGULARIZED AND FINAL APPROVALS WILL BE ISSUE OUT AS SOON AS WE HEAR FROM YOU. 1. YOUR FULL NAME 2. YOUR AGE 3. SEX: 4. HOUSE OR OFFICE ADDRESS (P.O BOX NOT ACCEPTABLE), 5. OCCUPATION 6. YOUR PHONE NUMBER(S) 7. COUNTRY: Immediately you send the above required information to us, we will proceed with the Processing/Releasing of your payment to you within 2-3 working days based on our agreement. We are aware that these fraudsters has broken a lot of home(s), made a lot of people to lose their job, sell their properties, closed their business, put many on the street, and made a lot to even lose their life. We are very sorry. Please, feel free to call us with the phone number above if you need more clarification(s).Reply to this email address: email@example.com Best Regards, Mr Collins Smith, Head of Communications