Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

UNITED NATIONS Attention: Beneficiary

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: UNITED NATIONS <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:22:50 +0000
Subject: Attention: Beneficiary,

UN Financial Services/IMF,
Regulation Committee
Ref: WBC/LU-14GN
File: C/L9H0445

Attention: Beneficiary,

We are not sure you received our previous message. But we wish to use this medium to officially inform you that following the ongoing review of all unclaimed and delayed funds by the United Nations and the World Bank, your payment file was forwarded to our office for immediate payment of your long delayed funds starting with a first transfer of US$5.5m with reference No (WBC/LU-14GN), to your bank account.

Kindly reply today by email or you call (+23481-6784-4170) with (1) your telephone number, your Full name and address to confirm this information to avoid wrong transfer of your funds, so that we can proceed with the first transfer of the US$5.5m to your designated bank account as scheduled.

Yours sincerely,

Amine Mati
Senior Resident Representative
9 Hon. Justice Mohammed Bello St.
Asokoro Abuja

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