This email with the subject "YOUR PAYMENT FROM UN." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 03 Apr 2009 06:25:12 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "United Nations Assisted Program"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
United Nations Assisted Program
Directorate of International Payment
United Nations Liaison Office - Africa
This email is to notify you about the release of your outstanding payment which is truly $4.7 million. The Federal Government scheduled a time frame to settle all foreign debts which includes Contract/Inheritance/Gambling/Lottery (Sponsored by Microsoft and UK National Lottery) and other international loans. News had it that over the past,numerous individual(s) who happen to be impostors (claiming to be individuals, banks and organizations) are claiming to release numerous sums of fund via numerous ways.
You have two options to receive your payment which is either a Pin Based ATM card or Certified Cashiers Check.You are advised to select one out of the two options on how you wish to receive your $4.7 million. Your ATM card or Check/Bank Draft will be shipped via FedEx Shipping Company and would get to you within 2 to 3 working days at most.
DO NOT SEND MONEY UNTIL YOU READ THIS:
The actual fees for shipping your financial document is $150.99 but because Fedex have temporarily discontinued the C.O.D which gives you the chance to pay when package is delivered for international shipping as stated on their website:
We had to sign contract with them for bulk shipping which makes the fees reduce from the actual $150.99 to $130.95 nothing more and no hidden fees of any sort because all the paper works has been perfected.
You are advised to contact the dispatch officer responsible for the shipping of your Check or ATM card with the following information for shipping of your payment Check or ATM card.
Dispatch Officer: William Rubino
And provide him with the following information:
Your full Name............
Preferred Payment Method (Check or ATM):...........
The dispatch officer will provide you with instructions on how you are to make payment of the $130.95 only for the shipping of your ATM card or Cashiers Check. Remember that you are not paying any fees extra no matter what. Once again note that the actual Fedex Retail Price: $150.99 Your Price (Because of our contract signed):$130.95.
Amb. Anthony Moore
UN Envoy (Afrian Region)