The e-mail here 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 one on this page 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!
This is an internet
scam! Do NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: hans_omar1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK.
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 00:50:52 +0100 (Fri, 18:50 EST)
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION UNIT, IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK.
How are you today? You may not understand why this mail came to you
have been having series of 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$ 100.
This 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
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 Mr Eric Rowland of our paying center in Africa,
as he is our representative in Cotonou-The Republic of Benin, contact
him immediately for the payment of your fund through the western union
special payment. The Hundred Thousand Dollars will be paid to you
through the western union money transfer for security purpose.
you should send to Mr Eric Rowland your full Name,your
direct telephone number and your correct mailing address . Contact Mr
Eric Rowland immediately to enable him send to you the western
union money transfer control numbers (mtcn),the text question,answer
and every other relevant information relating to the western union
Do contact Mr Eric Rowland through this e-mail address written below.
Person to Contact: Mr Eric Rowland.
Tel:+229 93 97 42 01.
Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your fund. Making the world a better place.
Dr Hans Omar
For the UN
GREETINGS TO YOU.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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any real people or legitimate
organizations mentioned in these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
The scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help them
convince you that they are genuine.
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work visa, etc.) in return
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fortune, no job, no loan, no prize to be had. It's just a ploy to get
willingly send them money.
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Occasionally a regular spam e-mail may get mistakenly published here as
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scam, the solution is
simple. Don't send me your spam crap.