The following scam is posted here in it’s original form received in my inbox. Reminder to Everyone, You are not going to get something for free from Nigeria and You damn sure are not going to receive millions of dollars from Someone that doesn’t even know Your name:
Here is the exact email:
NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (UN) urge you to treat it genuinely.
UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
IN AFFILIATION WITH WORLD BANK.
Hope all is well with you and Your family?, you may not understand why this mail came to you which is in regards to the recent meeting between the United Nations and the Present United States Government to restore the dignity and Economy of the Nations,Based on the Agreement with the World Bank Assistance to help make the world a better place for all with the sole aim of abolishing poverty.We have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago.
This email come to those who are yet to receive their compensation/inheritance/winnings and who have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$8,500,000.00 ( Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars). This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or Compensation payments that failed due to Government problems etc. Your name and email was in the list submitted by our Monitoring Team observers and this is why we are contacting you, this have been agreed upon and have been signed, so you are advised to contact ( Pastor Henry Green) a volunteer of the United Nations Compensation Commission as he is our representative in nigeria.
Contact him immediately for your CHEQUE worth the total sum of US$8,500,000.00 ( Eight Million Five Hundred United State Dollars) This funds are in DRAFT Form for security purpose ok? So he will send it to you via DHL courier company and you can clear the CHEQUE in any bank of your choice in your country, so send him the below details ASAP.
Telephone Number/Mobile Number:
Your Residential Address:
Contact ( Pastor Henry Green) immediately for your compensation payment:
Email: [email protected]
Give him your File Reference (RE-1077-V) and you are free to contact him via telephone number, it will be better to call him and once you do that he will ask you of your File Reference number which is (RE-1077-V), this file reference number is very important and gives him access to get through to your file and email you back quickly once he confirms your email and your delivery details.
Good luck and kind regards,making the world a better place.
Mr Ban Ki-Moon (UNITED NATIONS GENERAL SECRETARY).