A Scam Email with the Subject "Attention: UNITED NATIONS / WORLD BANK COMPENSATION UNIT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:02:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "UNITED NATIONS"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS / WORLD BANK COMPENSATION UNIT.
Our Ref: U.N/WBO/042SWISS/2010.
You may not understand why this mail came to you. We have been having
a meeting for the past 7 months which just ended Few days ago with the
secretary to the UNITED NATIONS. This email is to all the people that
have been scammed in any part of the world especially here in Nigeria,
the UNITED NATIONS IN Affiliation with WORLD BANK have agreed to
compensate over 250 scam victims,with the sum of USD$800,000,00.
This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received
their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction
or international businesses that failed due to Government problems
etc. We found
your name in the list of those who are to benefit from these
compensation exercise and that is why we are contacting you, this have
been agreed upon and have been signed.
You can view the link so that you can know more about the compensation
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA,Banco SANTANDER BANK SPAIN AND CITI BANK PLC
UK, are the corresponding paying bank under the funding assistance of
the UNITED NATIONS,for that is where most victims have been scammed of
their hard earned money
You will receive your reimbursement via ATM PAYMENTS UNIT.Also for the
Delivery of the ATM CARD to you,you are in obligation to obtain, a
Duly Sworn Affidavit from USPIS Liaison Officer here in Nigeria,which
will back up the Origin of your Fund. You should therefore contact our
payee officer here to get the Sworn Affidavit for you.
Below is his contact information and NOTE THAT THE COST OF THE
AFFIDAVIT IS $98 ONLY and You are required to contact the payee
officer in charge and send your proper informations to him together
with the payment fee of $98 and Your call is highly important and copy
of your response is expected with the following information, With this
code (CODE 1122 AS THE SUBJECT)
Full home address:
Mr. John Okoro
I apologize on behalf of my organization for any delay you have might
encountered in receiving your fund in the past. Thanks and God bless
you and your family. Hoping to hear from you as soon as you get your
ATM card. Making
the world a better place.