This email with the subject "BEST REGARDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Jun 2009 14:06:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICHAEL JOHN"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Payment/notification United Nations organization in conjunction with the international monetary fund World Bank fact-finding & special duties office of the director special duties Cotonou republic of Benin. Attn: The world bank group, fact finding & special duties office in conjunction with the united nations organization, has received part of your pending payment with reference number (lm-05-371) amounting to $10,000,000.00usd (Ten million us dollars) out of your contractual/inheritance funds from our bank quoting reference to uno/wbf lm-05-371, the said payment is been arranged in ATM CARD 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. I HAVE PAID FOR THE DELIVERY CHARGES KINDLY RECONFIRM THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONS BELOW: 1: YOUR FULL NAME------------ 2: YOUR HOME ADDRESS---------- 3: CURRENT OCCUPATION----------- 4: AGE--------------- 5: YOUR MOBILE PHONE NUMBER---------- 6: A COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION---------- Shipment will commence as soon as you reconfirm your contact address of the person who is going to receive your (ATM CARD) so you have noting to worry about. After all arrangements we have concluded! That you must donate (five hundred thousand United States dollars) to a charity organization in your destination as soon as you receive your inheritance fund (ATM CARD). To this effect, in your response you should send to us a promissory note promising to donate the stated amount to a charity organization. Please keep this transaction to yourself for now till the fund (ATM CARD) gets to you as it may cause a lot of problems if they found out that we are using this medium to help you. The above requirement qualifies you for final remittance process of the above stated sum. Congratulations. Yours faithfully, Dr. Michael John +229-93604982 DIRECTOR, SPECIAL DUTIES UNO/WBF