Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Mr. Lou Yost" <>

This email with the subject "AWAITING URGENT REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:28:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Mr. Lou Yost" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

(World Bank Assisted Programme) Directorate of International Payment and Transfers UN Plaza,
 DC2-2060, New York, 10017.
Attention:-The Beneficiary,
My Names are Mr. Lou Yost, I'm the 2nd vice chairman of the united nations/ international monetary 
fund investigating unit, we arrived into Africa on 5th January 2015, Following series of 
Complaints, by Beneficiaries who are yet to receive their outstanding Contract/Inheritance/lottery 
Funds, from the Banks in African Countries.
The International monitory fund investigating Unit discovered particularly in your own case that 
some corrupt bank/ Government Officials had the intention of diverting your Funds to their own 
private Accounts abroad. The Team that carried out the investigation recovered some Payment Files 
which have since been approved for payment which yours was inclusive, secondly, in the same file of 
yours, there is a letter here stating that you are dead, so based on this, we are contacting you to 
verify the true position of your status, and you have only 48hours to reply this mail or we will 
work with what we saw in your file that you are dead, and I will personally append my signature to 
push your fund into the government treasury account as an unclaimed fund.
Note that the United Nations special payment unit has been authorized to handle your Payment File 
and based on our recommendation, your Outstanding fund have been credited in our Paying Bank Escrow 
Account in your Favor pending your reconfirmation to this office of your true position in this 
matter. You are hereby advised to reply this mail immediately to confirm whether or not you 
actually wrote that Letter forfeiting your Funds otherwise you should indicate your interest in 
receiving your fund.
Please resend your Full Name Residential Address, Telephone Number, Mobile Number if any, Age and 
Marital Status. Core Job or Occupation, A valid form of identification, and the Amount expecting. 
Please state if it was Contract/ Inheritance or Lottery funds and the country you were expecting 
payment from.
 You are advised to fully co-operate with this Team so that we can serve you better in this first 
Quota payment of this year 2015, and we assure you that we must bring to book all these corrupt 
officials of central bank if we found them guilty.
Mr. Lou Yost.