This email with the subject "Attention: Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:37:11 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Beneficiary, We wish to inform you that the UN / WORLD BANK ORGANIZATION facilitated a round-table meetings which just ended some days ago, and it has been agreed upon that a compensation payment of US$2,500,000.00 should be paid to scammed individuals whose Name and E-mail have been chosen through an open E-mail ballot system.Your name were included and that is why we have contacted you. Also, 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. Also, we have been receiving complains from beneficiaries informing us that they are yet to receive the payment due to scams emanating from Africa as well as some financial institution, MR. JIM OVIA e.t.c. Due to high rate of complains by beneficiaries henceforth, MR. JIM OVIA is no more incharge to make any foreign payment and we will like to get you informed that you will not be receiving your payment through Bank Drafts due to illegal Bank Drafts circulating everywhere and in view of this, beneficiaries are to receive their payments via ATM CARD through our correspondence payment center in Africa affiliated with INTERCONTINENTAL PAYMENT CENTER. However, it is my pleasure to inform you that your ATM CARD no: 4000101025717299 have been reserved for you which contains your certified amount.So you are hereby advised to contact our payment representative in Africa affiliated with INTERCONTINENTAL PAYMENT CENTER with your payment code:6312.You are advised to contact DR.IBRAHIM OKOKOof our paying center in Africa, as he is our representative in Africa,contact him immediately for your payment.This meeting was first held on the 8th of April 2003. You can view this page for your perusal: http://www.un.org/News/Press/ docs/2003/ik344.doc.htm Therefore,you should send him your full Name and telephone number your correct mailing address where you want to receive your payment(ATM CARD): CONTACT PERSON: DR.IBRAHIM OKOKO E-MAIL:email@example.com You are required to contact the above person for your ATM Card, and furnish him with the following of your information that will be required to set-up the card in your name 1. Your Full name: 2. Your Country: 3. Contact Address: 4. Telephone Number: 5. Fax Number: 6. Marital Status: 7. Occupation: 8. Sex: 9. Age: 10. A Copy Of Your Identity Attached To E-Mail Meanwhile, your Secret Pin Number will be e-mailed to you electronically for security reasons as soon as you confirm the receipt of your ATM CARD. Congratulations, and I look forward to hearing from you as soon as you confirm your payment Making the world a better place. Regards, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. http://www.un.org/sg/ NB: Dealing with MR. JIM OVIA is at your own risk