Rev. Dr. Nicolas Smith
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[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Rev.DrNicolas Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK.
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 07:39:12 +0400 (MSD) (Sun, 23:39 EDT)
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK.
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family?, You may not understand why this mail came to you.
have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days
ago with the then secretary to the UNITED NATIONS. This email is to all
the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED
NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$ 500,000.
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.
We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you, this have been agreed upon and have been signed.
are advised to contact Rev.Dr S K Williams of our paying center in
Africa, as he is our representative in Nigeria, contact him immediately
your Cheque/ International Bank Draft of USD$500,000. This funds are in
a Bank Draft for security purpose ok? so he will send it to you and you
can clear it in any bank of your choice.
Therefore, you should
send him your full Name and telephone number your correct mailing
address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Contact Rev.Dr Nicolas Smith immediately for your Cheque:
Person to Contact: Rev.Dr Nicolas Smith
and God bless you and your family. Hoping to hear from you as soon as
you cash your Bank Draft. Making the world a better place.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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