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May 18, 2010

Kitchen Sink 419er

Here's an advance fee email that invokes the United Nations, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, seven continents (including Antarctica!), the FBI, Interpol, climate change, global recession, and "scam."

I really like the last sentence, which inadvertently makes the sender sound like a fraudster.

Subject: Re: Intercepted Over Due Fund Transfer!!!
United Nations Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Subject: Re: Intercepted Over Due Fund Transfer

Attention: Beneficiary,

In the last meeting between the United Nations OCHA and UNDP hold Copenhagen, 19 Febraury 2010-After a marathon all night session, talks aimed at injecting new and more wide-ranging momentum into the international effort to combat climate change, global recession and scam ended with a positive outcome.

The United Nations and U.S department for Homeland security has meet with delegate from Africa, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, North America, South America and Europe has agreed to Pay scam victims around the world the sum $10.8Million USD as compensation so the money could be use to combat unemployment and help people like you make the world a better place. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with the help of the FBI and Interpol Has screened through various Monitoring Networks and has been confirmed and notified that the transaction is Legal and you have the Lawful Right to claim your due

To effect and carry out the directives given, you are advised to contact Dr David Wills

Dr David Wills.
International Claims Officer
Telephone: +234 [removed]
E-Mail: [removed]@ml1.net

You have been instructed on what to do next you are strictly advice to follow his instruction so as to follow into the hands of fraudster,

Yours Faithfully,

Yvette Morris (UN)
Public Relation officer

Isn't it convenient that the U.N. has a claims officer taking calls on a Nigerian telephone number?


Posted on May 18, 2010 at 07:58 PM