This email with the subject "Read Your Mail..From UnitedNation.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Sep 2010 06:20:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was UNION BANK PLC. <Compensationfirstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNION BANK PLC COMPENSATION OFFICE UNION BANK/ UNITED NATIONS SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATION PAYMENTS. ATTN: SIR/MADAM, REF/PAYMENTS CODE: UNB/06654 $150,000 USD. This is to bring to your notice that we are delegated from the UNITED NATIONS in Central Bank to pay 150 victims of scam $150,000 USD (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars Only 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 payments of your $150,000 USD compensations funds. On this faithful recommendations,we want you to know that during the last U.N. meetings held at Abuja, Nigeria, it was alarming on the money lost by various individuals to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today. In other to compensate victims, the UNITED NATIONS Body is now paying 150 victims $150,000 USD each in accordance with the UNITED NATIONS recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Nigeria, the payments are to be paid by Central Bank Nigeria as corresponding paying bank under funding assistance by the governments of USA , CANADA and BRITAIN,EUROPE. Any benefactor of this compensation award will have to be first cleared and recommended for payment by UNION BANK PLC. According to the number of applicants at hand, 114 Beneficiaries has been paid, over a half of the victims are from the United States, we still have an outstanding of 36 scam victims left to be paid. Other victims who have not been contacted can submit their application as well for scrutiny and possible consideration. We shall feed you with further modalities as soon as we get response from you on how you intend receiving your compensation payment. Send a copy of your response and payment code to our remittance officer: NAME: Mr Steven Ade SCAMMED VICTIMS /REF/PAYMENTS CODE: UNB/06654 $150,000 USD. EMAIL:email@example.com Yours Faithfully, Mrs. May Udoh