This email with the subject "Dear valued beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:05:15 -0800 (PST) and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was U.N SECURITY ALERT <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued beneficiary,
This electronic message is confidential and strictly for you.
This is to inform you that we have officially verified your information and have found you eligible to receive the Pay Cheque valued $4.600,000.00 (Four million six hundred thousand dollars.) from United Nations ongoing compensation and empowerment program as a result of the recent world economic and financial crisis? Please reconfirm your details once again with Barrister Theo Ferdinand to enable him effect transfer immediately without any further delay.
As soon as the below office hear from you, All courier transfer shall commence to you. Please advise Barrister Theo Ferdinand immediately for onward action.
NAME: BARRISTER THEO FERDINAND
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
1. Full Names
2. Residence/mailing address
3. Telephone/Fax number
Thnaks as we await required information for onward action in respect of your pay Cheque
UN Security Alert