A Scam Email with the Subject "SCAMMED VICTIM/ 900,000.00 USD COMPENSATION PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:51:25 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "UN Dept" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
United Nation Compensation Unit
SCAMMED VICTIM/ 900,000.00 USD COMPENSATION- REF/PAYMENTS CODE:06654
The United Nations Compensation Unit has been instructed to pay one hundred 419 scam / Internet Fraud victims ( CreditCard Theft, Identity Theft, Hacked email and Bank account) 900,000.00 USD each, you are listed approved for this payments as one of the scammed victims, get back to us as soon as possible for the immediate payments of your 900,000.00 USD.
The United Nations Compensation Office would like to bring to your notice that during the last UN meetings held in the United States, it was alarming that there was a high rate of loss 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 presidents of the Countries are
now paying 100 victims of this operators 900,000.00 USD each.Payments would be made by United Nations compensation Unit under funding assistance of the Bank of America , according to the number of applicants at hand, 84 beneficiaries have been paid, half of the victims are from the United States and Asia, we still have more 20 left to be paid their compensation.
Your particulars were mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested, Further investigation indicates that you are one of the victims of their fraudulent operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to them for any reason for whatsoever, the US secret service is already on the trail of the rest these criminals.We have also contacted
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Concerning this issue and they indicated to us that several Fraudulent attempts have been made on you, to extort Money from you.
We are also working hand in hand with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to see to it that this imposter's are brought to book.Your response is highly required to enable us facilitate the processing of these release of these funds to you as the beneficiary of the United Nations Compensation program.Ensure that you contact us as soon as you receive this email message.
Kindly note that all communication with third parties via the Internet regarding transfer of funds should cease with immediate effect.
Also provide us with the following:
Copy of payment sent to these fraudsters
In order to confirm that you are the beneficiary of the indicated funds you would be required to send a valid proof of identity(International passport or drivers license) You are also advised to provide us with your direct phone number to enable us provide you with important notifications with respect to the transfer of your compensation payment. Further information would be provided to you on receipt of your email response.
Myron McCromick (UN Compensation Payment Co-ordinator)