The best part of this scam mail is this (see words in bold).
“The National Central Bureau of Interpol enhanced by the United Nations and Federal Bureau of Investigation have successfully passed a mandate to the current president of Nigeria his Excellency President Umaru Yar’Adua to boost the exercise of clearing all foreign debts owed to you and other individuals and organizations who have been found not to have receive their Contract Sum, Lottery/Gambling, Inheritance and the likes.“
I was laughing my ass off. These scammers have great imagination. They should become directors! Scammywoods!
By the way, they are located in Africa, so you know what. Its a scam.
–——— Forwarded message ———-
From: Miss Donna Story <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Dear Beneficary !!!!!!!
United Nations Assisted Program
Directorate of International Payment
United Nations Liaison Office – Africa
Series of meetings have been held over the past 7 months with the
secretary general of the United Nations Organization. This ended 3
It is obvious that you have not received your fund which is to the
tune of $9.8million due to past corrupt Governmental Officials who
almost held the fund to themselves for their selfish reason and some
individuals who have taken advantage of your fund all in an attempt to
swindle your fund which has led to so many losses from your end and
unnecessary delay in the receipt of your fund.
The National Central Bureau of Interpol enhanced by the United Nations
and Federal Bureau of Investigation have successfully passed a mandate
to the current president of Nigeria his Excellency President Umaru
Yar’Adua to boost the exercise of clearing all foreign debts owed to
you and other individuals and organizations who have been found not to
have receive their Contract Sum, Lottery/Gambling, Inheritance and the
Now how would you like to receive your payment? By Check or by ATM card?
ATM Card: We will be issuing you a custom pin based ATM card which you
will use to withdraw up to $10,000 per day from any ATM machine that
has the Master Card Logo on it. Also with the ATM card you will be
able to transfer your funds to your local bank account. The ATM card
comes with a handbook or manual to enlighten you about how to use it.
Even if you do not have a bank account.
Check: To be deposited in your bank for it to be cleared within three
Your payment would be sent to you via any of your preferred option and
would be mailed to you via UPS.
Because we have signed a contract with UPS which should expire by the
end of May 2009 you will only need to pay $320.00 instead of $354.00
saving you $34.00! So if you pay before May 28 you save $34.00 Take
note that anyone asking you for some kind of money above the usual fee
is definitely a fraudsters and you will have to stop communication
with every other person if you have been in contact with any. Also
remember that all you will ever have to spend is $320.00 nothing more!
Nothing less! And we guarantee the receipt of your fund to be
successfully delivered to you within the next 24hrs after the receipt
of payment has been confirmed.
Below are few list of tracking numbers you can track from UPS website
to confirm people like you who have received their payment
Name : Donna L. Vargas: UPS Tracking Number: 1Z757F991598420403 (www.ups.com)
Name : Rovenda Elaine Clayton: UPS Tracking Number:
Note: Everything has been taken care of by the Federal Government
including taxes, custom paper and clearance duty so all you will ever
need to pay is $320.
DO NOT SEND MONEY TO ANYONE UNTIL YOU READ THIS: The actual fees for
shipping your ATM card is $354 but because FedEx have temporarily
discontinued the C.O.D which gives you the chance to pay when package
is delivered for international shipping as stated on their website:
We had to sign contract with them for bulk shipping which makes the
fees reduce from the actual fee of $354.99 to $320.95 nothing more and
no hidden fees of any sort!
To effect the release of your fund valued at $9.8million you are
advised to contact our correspondent in Africa the delivery officer
MR. SMITH WILLIAMS with the information below, email:
email@example.com Telephone: +234-706 639 2201
On contacting him do provide him with the following informations:
Your full Name..
Preferred Payment Method (ATM/Cashier Check):
Upon receipt of payment the delivery officer will ensure that your
package is sent within 24 working hours. Because we are so sure of
everything we are giving you a 100% money back guarantee if you do not
receive payment/package within the next 24hrs after you have made the
payment for shipping.
Miss Donna Story
CC: Federal Bureau of Investigation
CC: National Central Bureau of Interpol