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This is a typical example of an impressive global scam message that invokes the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the FBI, Homeland Security, and every other international agency the scammer can think of. Under it all, however, it’s just another example of the good old advance fee fraud.
Subject: For Mutual Benefit
From: Steve Adams firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016
I am Steve Adams the newly appointed director general in charge of approving & releasing all owed yet unpaid foreign payments ,also the special adviser to the United-Nation. I am delighted to inform you that the contract/Inheritance panel of the UN, which just concluded it’s seating in London just released your (E-mail Id & Name) among the currently approved beneficiaries who are to benefit 100% from this very diplomatic first quarter payment of the year 2015. This panel was primarily delegated to investigate all genuinely owed debts and claims as it has been over due.
At this moment, I wish to use this medium of communication to inform you that for the time being the (UN) has completely stopped further payment through bank to bank transfer, Atm Card, Bank Draft or Check Payment due to numerous petitions received from the united states home-land security, the FBI, IMF and other financial and security agencies to UK Government against our banks on wrong payment and diversion of innocent beneficiaries owed funds to a different account.
In this regards, I am going to use my good office now to send your approved part-payment in the tune of $6M (Six million United States Dollars) only by cash to you via a diplomatic courier to your door step. I will personally secure every needed documents as the newly appointed Director representing the (UN) office here in London. All these will be done perfectly only on the condition that you will give me 10% of the funds.
All you need to do now upon your acceptance of my condition, is to send to me the following: Your full name, Home address where the consignment will be delivered, Telephone numbers, Your means of identification, either passport or driver’s license.
Please, You are advice to call me immediately on my direct telephone number +44-702-4064548 so we can talk and agree properly before i seal this transaction with you and if you need further clarification. I need to hear from you because the concealed boxes are already schedule to live as soon as I hear from you. Also You should respond to me through my private Email; email@example.com
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