A Scam Email with the Subject "The Status of Your fund" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jun 2008 21:33:25 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "WILLIAM HIGGINS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day I am William L.Higgins a Managing Partner with William and Spencer legal/consulting services.We are Consultants and Legal advisors to the United Nations Special Fund Monitoring Unit. We act on the instructions of our clients the United Nations Special Fund Monitoring Unit in conjunction with the Reserve Bank of UK, to present to you the following information. 1) That some funds has been credited in your name for transfer and is currently floating in the International Banking Community Financial Data Base as an unclaimed Fund.Under the stipulated Law of the Government of Great Britain and Wales and other member countries of the United Nations, Funds up to to Certain amount that is floating in the International Banking Community Financial Data Base waiting to be transferred without claims for a period of 6 months or more, shall be confiscated and forfeited to the United Nations account. 1B) That after investigations, verification and confirmation, that a certain amount of fund deposited in the vaults of the United Nations Diplomatic Section was labelled as an unclaimed fund. 2) That all efforts made by the United Nations Fund Monitoring Unit with the Reserve Bank of UK Financial Investigators to trace any documents to prove otherwise for the depositor or the Origin of this fund proved abortive. 2B) That the only document in our position as recorded in our data base bears your information as the legal beneficiary of this fund. 3) That based on the new policy of the United Nations Fund Monitoring Unit/ the Reserve Bank of UK I was instructed with the mandate based on gazzette NO: UNSFMU/BBPL/0233/08.UK.to contact you and inform you of a part payment of usd2.000.000.00( Two Million United State Dollars ) in this quota to you. 3B) That the Barclays Bank Uk Plc will issue you a Certified International Bank draft in your Name and Favour . I) That you have to reconfirm to me the following informations: II) Your Names In full II)Your Pysical/Residential Address IV) Your phone/Fax Numbers( Cell phone very Important) 4) That the recommendations based on gazzette NO: UNSFMU/BBPL/0233/08.UK. was rectified on the 20th day of June 2008 hence this correspondence. 4B) That all you need to do is to acknowledge this email reconfirming your physical posting address to enable me dispatch same to you immediately without any cost . 5) That you are strongly advised not to contact any officer or organization directly or indirectly regarding this fund hence such action will be seen as an act against the Official secret act based on the fact that you have been informed based on this email being read by you now. 5B) On reciept of your acknowledgement I will forward to you a scanned copy of my International passport and also a copy of your International Certified bank Draft prior to dispatch for your record purpose. Finally you are to acknowledge this email Respectfully Yours Williams Higgins