A Scam Email with the Subject "UNITED NATION, SCAMMED VICTIMS COMPENSATIONS PAYMENT(S)." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 Nov 2010 20:08:58 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "United Nations Information Center" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS-INFORMATION-CENTERS United Nations Information Center 17 Kingsway Road, Ikoyi Post Office Box 1068 Lagos, Nigeria, Attention: Sir/Madam This is to bring to your notice that I am delegated from the United Nations To HONG LEONG BANK OF HONG KONG to pay 100 Nigerian 419 scammed victims US$2,500,000 USD (Two Million and Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) each. You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to be paid this amount, get back to us as soon as possible for the immediate payments of your compensations benefit. On this faithful recommendations, want you to know that during the last U.N. meetings held at Abuja, Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world in the meetings on the lose of funds by various foreigners to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today. In other to retain the good image of the country, the President of the Country is now paying 100 victims of these operators $2.500.000:00 USD each in accordance with the U.N. recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Nigeria, the payments are to be paid by HONG LEONG BANK OF HONG KONG as affiliate paying bank under funding assistance by The WORLD BANK for funds remittance. Victims include every foreign contractors/inheritor that may have not received their contract sum, people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to change in Government policies, people involved in check, bank draft, credit card and similar scams, Consignment Scam and had lost their hard earned funds in the past. We found your name in our list and this is the reason we are contacting you. Our investigation showed that you truly lost money to scammers in the past and your name had been approved as one of the beneficiaries. According to the number of applicants at hand, 75 Beneficiaries has been paid, half of the victims are from the United States, and we still have more 25 left to be paid the compensations of US$2,500,000:00 each. Your particulars was mentioned by one of the Syndicates who was arrested in Lagos, Nigeria as one of their victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to him for any reason what so ever as the U.S. secret service is already on trace of the criminals. So keep it secret till they are all apprehended. Other victims who have not been contacted can submit their application as well for scrutiny and possible consideration. Please note, if you had changed your legal name, send to this office your new name with official proof. Also reconfirm to this office your Mailing address to receive the fund. Your Compensation benefit will be remitted by the aforementioned bank above. I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as I hear from you. Yours faithfully, Mr. Charles Nosa Osazuwa. Officer-in-Charge