A Scam Email with the Subject "Attention: My good friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:55:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was LOTTERY AWARD <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
|Attention: My good friend,|
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family? You may not understand why this mail came to you.
We have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago with the then secretary to the UNITED NATIONS.
This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$ 3,500.000
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 our list and that is why we are contacting you, these have been agreed upon and have been signed.
You are advised to contact Mr. John Beard of CITIBANK ARIZONA USA, as he is our representative in America , contact him immediately for your Cheque/ International Bank Draft of USD$3,500.000 these funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose ok? So he will send it to you and you can clear it in any bank of your choice.
Therefore, you should send him the following information's.
1)Your full Name
2)Your telephone number
3)Your correct mailing/Home address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Contact Mr. John Beard immediately by sending an email letter to his emails address bellow and tell him that the United Nations ask you to contact him because of your compensation payment, also call him as soon as you have sent him mail.
Person to Contact: Mr. John Beard
Thanks and God bless you and your family. Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Bank Draft. Making the world a better place.
CONTACT MR. JOHN BEARD ON ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.