This email with the subject "YOUR COMPENSATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Aug 2010 18:25:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION FUND <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION FUND Our Ref: U.N/WBO/042SWISS/2010. Dear Beneficiary, You may not understand why this mail came to you, we have been having a meeting for the past 7 months which just ended Few days ago with the secretary to the UNITED NATIONS. This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS and its affiliates with the World Bank have agreed to compensate them with the sum of USD 85, 000.00 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 etc. We found your name in the list of those who are to benefit from this compensation exercise that is why we are contacting you. You are advised to contact Mr. Bruno Mako of our paying center in UK Contact him immediately for your ATM Card of USD$85,000.00 (Eighty Five Thousand United States Dollars) on this email address: email@example.com These funds are in form of ATM Card for security purpose so he will send it to you and you can withdraw on any ATM Machine of your choice. Therefore, you should send him your full Name, Telephone number, your correct mailing address where you want him to send the ATM Card to you. Urgently contact the below man for your compensation fund immediately…. Person to Contact: Mr. Bruno Mako Email: firstname.lastname@example.org You can view the link so that you can know more about the compensation http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2003/ik344.doc.htm I apologize on behalf of my organization for any delay you might have encountered in receiving your fund in the past. We look forward to hear from you once you receive your fund. Regards, Under Secretary-General Islei Hessler