This email with the subject "Confirm your World Vision Grant" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 26 Aug 2007 07:28:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mrs Sarah Green <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WORLD VISION UK, Opal Drive, Fox Milne Milton Keynes, MK15 0ZR United Kingdom Registered Charity no. 285908 Dear Sir/Madam This is to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees of WORLD VISION UK (Non Government Organisation) as one of the final recipients to receive cash grant/donations for economic development, and poverty alleviation. In line with its aims, and objectives, World Vision UK in conjunction with European Union is giving out £100,000,000.00 (One Hundred Million Pounds Sterling) to 60 international recipients worldwide for Business development, charitable work, and poverty eradication. Your email address was selected based on an internet random Selection exercise; you are therefore confirmed one of the lucky recipients entitled to receive GBP £1,500,000.00 as cash grant from World Vision UK. You are required to Contact immediately the finance and Information officer below: for Qualification documentations, verification and Processing of your GBP£1,500,000.00, entitlement. Finance and Information Officer: Mr. Geoffrey Kenshole Email: email@example.com Endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (WV-369-2468, UK-101-83) in all your correspondence with Mr. Geoffrey Kenshole. Please note that these donations/Grants are administered by a UK Bank and therefore subject to UK Banking Laws. You are by all means advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have collected your cash grant, this is to avoid double and unqualified claim, due to beneficiaries informing third parties on cash grant donation. On behalf of the Board, kindly accept our warmest Congratulations! Yours faithfully, John Gladwin Chairman Board of Trustees.