This email with the subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION ... CONFIRM RECEIPT OF MESSAGE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Aug 2008 09:38:42 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "REVEREND S. WILLIAM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION In Conjunction with the International Monetary Fund WORLD BANK FACT-FINDING & SPECIAL DUTIES OFFICE LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM. Dear Sir/Ma The United Nations Security Council, hereby receives your payment with reference number #.MAV/UNO/WBO/LM-05-371 amounting to US$10,625,000.00 (Ten Million Six Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand United States Dollars) This council was set up to fight against scam and fraudulent activities worldwide, responsible for investigating the legitimacy of unpaid contract, inheritance and lotto winning claims by companies and individuals and directs the paying authorities worldwide to make immediate payment of verified claims to the beneficiaries without further delay, your said payment is being arranged in a Security-proof box weighing 75kg padded with synthetic nylon. According to information gathered from the bank’s security computer we were notified that you have waited for so long to receive this payment without success, we also confirmed that you have met all statutory requirements in respect of your pending payment. This important notice is to let you know that your payment is ready to be moved by Swift Bank Transfer (Five working days) to your account or via diplomatic means of cash delivery (Two days) to your door step. Please note that your payment will be processed and released to you as soon as you respond to this confidential letter by reconfirming to us the following details: (1) Your Full Name: (2) Home Address: (3) Phone, Fax and Mobile Number: (4) Company Name/Occupation: (5) Payment option (Bank Transfer/Cash delivery): Immediately the above details are received and validated, your payment will be processed within 48hours. Yours Faithfully, REV. FATHER WILLIAM SCOTT Director, Special Duties