A Scam Email with the Subject "Attn:Beneficiary!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Oct 2009 15:44:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "FROM MR PAT JAMES"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
We have actually been authorized by the newly appointed UN secretary general, and the governing body of the UNITED NATIONS monetary unit, to investigate the unnecessary delay of your inheritance fund, recommended and approved in your favour.During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt officials of the Bank who are Trying to divert your money into their private accounts, to forestall this, security for your funds Was organized in the form of your personal Identification number (PIN) ATM CARD this will enable only you have direct Control over this fund, we will handle this payment ourselves to avoid the hopeless situation created by the Officials of the bank.
We obtained an irrevocable payment guarantee on your Payment from the presidency. We are happy to inform you that based on our recommendation/instructions your Entire Inheritances fund has been credited in your favor through ATM card. You are therefore advice to send your contact details to Mr Mac Henry International Audit unit, United Nations Liaison Office Nigeria: EMAIL: (email@example.com) to
collect your original payment slip with your ATM card.
They will issue you an ATM card that you can use to withdraw money your in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Ten Thousand dollars per a day. So if you like to receive your funds through this means kindly let us know by contacting the card payment center and also send the following information as stated below to them as directed above.
1. PHONES AND FAX NUMBER,
2. ADDRESS WERE YOU WANT THEM TO SEND THE ATM CARD
TO (P.O BOX NOT ACCEPTABLE)
3. YOUR AGE AND CURRENT OCCUPATION
4. YOUR FULL NAME.
NOTE: YOU ARE ADVICED TO FURNISH MR MAC HENRY WITH YOUR CORRECT CONTACT DETAILS.AND ALSO BE INFORMED THAT THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID NOW IS $8.3 MILLION THE REST WILL BE PAID TO YOU IN A LATER DATE.
We expect your urgent response to this email to enable us monitor this payment effectively thereby making contact with Mr Mac Henry as directed to avoid further delay.
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK