This is just one type of the thousands
of scam e-mail variants
sent out each day by 419 scammers. If you've received an e-mail even
remotely similar to the scam published here or if you have
arrived at this page via an internet search resulting from an e-mail
that you received, YOU
HAVE RECEIVED A SCAM E-MAIL!
UNITED NATIONS ASSISTED PROGRAMME FOR SCAM VICTIMS AND VICTIMS OF ECONOMIC RECESSION
This is an internet
scam! DO NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: UNITED NATIONS <email@example.com>
Subject: UNITED NATIONS RE-APPROVED YOUR COMPENSATION TODAY (Friday, 4th SEPTEMBER 2009).
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 12:45:07 +0000 (08:45 EDT)
Find and read attachment carefully.
YOUR PAYMENT HAS BEEN RE-APPROVED BY UNITED NATIONS.
PDF document attachment (The United Nations.pdf)
UNITED NATIONS ASSISTED PROGRAMME FOR SCAM VICTIMS AND VICTIMS OF
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT,
NEDBANK OF SOUTH AFRICA. (FINAL NOTICE)
Our Ref: NB/SA/O9/UN/XX027
This is to inform you that the United Nations approved your compensation today Friday, 4th
September 2009, to enable your swift response and to start your claims procedures.
Your funds are with the NEDBANK of South Africa. This is a compensation agreed upon by the
United Nations for Scam Victims and Victims of the recent Global Recession from all over the world,
for which you were chosen but according to the records, you are yet to get your funds and it is to be
returned to the United Nations Treasury Department.
After a meeting during the past week, it was agreed that beneficiaries be given the last opportunity to
claim their funds, for which reason we are contacting you again. The UNITED NATIONS has agreed
to compensate all beneficiaries with the sum of US$ 500,000.00. (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars)
We found your name in our master list and that is why we are contacting you, this has been agreed
upon and has been signed.
DO NOT EMAIL NEDBANK SOUTH AFRICA if you will not be capable of paying the cost of
getting your funds, as it has been agreed that beneficiaries must be ready to pay either Courier
Delivery cost of their Bank Draft or Electronic Wire Transfer cost before it is processed by the
paying bank (NEDBANK, South Africa).
You are advised to contact Mr. Zuki Matola of NEDBANK, South Africa. Please send him your full
Names, Date of Birth, Telephone Number, Country, Nationality and your Home Address so that your
full bio-data would be checked against the NEDBANK, information data-base.
Person to Contact: Mr. Zuki Matola
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
It's important to note that
any real people and / or legitimate
organizations whose actual names or other details appear in
these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
Scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help make themselves and their scam appear legitimate.
This is just a small sampling of the
many hundreds of advance fee fraud e-mails received each day here at
headquarters. It is 100% pure B.S. Purity Guaranteed!
There are many different types of 419 scam (examples)
but they all promise you something (fortune, job with salary /
low-interest loan, lottery prize,
bargain gold dust / diamonds,
work visa, etc.) in return
for a small 'fee' or some kind of remittance. Of course, there is no
fortune, no job, no loan, no prize to be had. It's just a ploy to get
willingly send them money.
If you receive one of these scam mails, simply delete it as you would any other spam mails.
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