This arrived today and made me laugh. It seems that if I had been gullible enough to loose money to a 419 scammer, the "UNITED NATIONS" is going to compensate me with $100,000. Woohoo! Where do I sign up? Will there be a small admin fee?
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2008 16:56:21 +0000
From: UNITED NATIONS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: UNITED NATION COMPENSATION
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family?,You may not
why this mail came to you.
We have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago
with the secretary to the UNITED NATIONS.
This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of
the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the
sum of US$ 100,000. This includes every foriegn contractors that may have not
received their contract sum, and people that have had an
unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to
We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you,
been agreed upon and have been signed. You are advised to contact Mr. Jim Ovia
of ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC, as he is our representative in Nigeria,
immediately for your Cheque/ International Bank Draft of USD$ 100,000. 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
mailing address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Conatct Mr. Jim Ovia immediately for your Cheque:
Person to Contact Mr. Jim Ovia
Phone: +234 803 696 2427
Thanks 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
Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary General(UNITED NATIONS)
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