A Scam Email with the Subject "BENEFICIARY.REF/PAYMENTS CODE: 06654" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 Nov 2008 07:53:00 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "UNITED NATIONS"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
SCAMMED VICTIM/ US$2,850,000.00 BENEFICIARY.REF/PAYMENTS CODE: 06654 CONTACT Mr. Patrick Uba of Oceanic Bank Nigeria PLC COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNITED NATION. Send a copy of your response to official E-mail: email@example.com Dear Beneficiary, How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family? You may not understand why this mail came to you. 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 in any part of the world, the United Nations have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$2,850,000.00 (Two Million, Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, Inheritance sum, Lottery Award Winning and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc.Your name and email was in the list submitted by our Monitoring Team of Economic and Financial Crime Commission observers and this is why we are contacting you, this have been agreed upon and have been signed. You are advised to contact Mr. Patrick Uba of Oceanic Bank Nigeria PLC, as he is our representative in Nigeria , contact him immediately for your ATM CARD of USD$2,850,000.00 (Two Million, Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) this funds are in ATM CARD for security purpose ok? So he will send it to you and you can clear it in any bank of your choice. Therefore, you should send him your Full Name and Telephone number/Your correct Mailing Address where you want him to send the ATM CARD to you. Person to Contact Mr. Patrick Uba Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +234-1-662-3572 Good luck and kind regards, Mr. Ban Ki Moon Secretary (UNITED NATIONS). Making the world a better place