This email with the subject "UNITED NATION has forwarded a page to you from Joke of the Day" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Feb 2010 20:24:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT,
IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK
From: Special Envoy to
Secretary-General BAN KI-MOON
This is to bring to your notice that we are delegated from the UNITED NATIONS in Central Bank to pay 50 victims from your country who has being Victims of Internet scam, The United Nations has decided to pay you $1,500,000.00 USD (One Million, Five Hundred thousand Naira) each.. You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to be paid this amount, get back to this office as soon as possible for the immediate payment of your $1,500,000.00USD compensation funds.
This letter is to inform you that arrangement has been concluded with our Citibank Bank London to remit your total approved fund of US$1.5Million into your nominated bank account. Please note very careful, Mr. ZODIK Ali from Pakistan and his Thailand partner Mr. David Chang came to my office with a sworn affidavit to re-route your payment into a new bank account number as stated Prudential Bank and Trust Co (Zamora Branch) Account #: 5068-1117-8. However, before this is done, you are hereby requested to confirm to us without delay the followings: If Mr. ZODIK MOHAMMED is one of your Directorâs as he claimed, if you have instructed him to appoint an attorney /agent on your behalf?
If you have authorized us through your agent to issue Cash Call Payment remittance to them on your behalf?
Please also confirm if you have authorized Mr. Zodik to change your banking particulars to the following particulars stated below:
Prudential Bank & Trust Co (Zamora Branch) Zamora Street,
Panda can, Manila, Philippines,
Bank FSD Account # 5068-1117-8
Of Nabil Bahij Jihads with Bank
You are required as a matter of urgency to confirm the legitimacy of the above claim and kindly give us reason why you decided to affect the above Change of Account. If you are not aware of this claim, contact the director transfers unite with the information as stated below:
Mr. James Wang
Confirm to him your present receiving Bank Coordinate, Private Telephone and Fax number, your e-mail address so that we can cross-check it with our file. We have decided to contact you because the conduct of the two (2) men became suspicious due to the unsatisfactory information they provided concerning this transfer, and as a result, I decided to give them two (2) days appointment a head to enable me make necessary verification from you and the appropriate authorities in the release of your fund, kindly advise us appropriately whether the two men are acting on your permission and instruction or not. This measure is being taken to avoid making payment into wrong account. We hope you will avail yourself the opportunity by complying with the above directive, so as to enable us release your fund as scheduled. We look forward hearing from you.
Mrs. Sarah Thomas
Secretary United Nations
General Ban Ki-Moon.
(Financial officer)United Nations...
Ahhh. A man with a sharp wit. Someone ought to take it away from him before he cuts himself.