From: OFFICE OF THE NIGERIAN PRESIDENCY [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Subject: YOUR SCAMMED VICTIMS COMPENSATION HAS BEEN APPROVED
REF/PAYMENTS CODE: FGN/PHBPLC/06654/011 ($965,000 USD)
This is to bring to your notice that we are delegated from the UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL FRAUD MONITORING UNIT, I wish to notify you that the office of the Nigerian presidency has been authorized to pay out to 50 innocent victims of the widely know internet scam called Advanced Fee Fraud aka (419) the sum of US$965,000(Nine Hundred and sixty Five Thousand Dollars Only each).You have been listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims.
On these faithful recommendations, we want you to know that during the last U.N. meeting held at Abuja, Nigeria, as it has come to an alarming proportion based on reports from different victims, some of these victims have almost lost their lives, families, properties, and friends. The most alarming aspect of the issue was on the amount money lost by these various innocent individuals to scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today, and in other to compensate victims, the UNITED NATIONS Body in conjunction with the newly elected government in Nigerian has agreed to pay 50 victims $965,000 dollars each.
1) Your full name and residential address
2) Your direct phone number
3) Your file reference number
4) Your nominated account details where your funds will be transferred into
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Can you image how embarrassed and ashamed a victim would feel falling for this one? A scam that is basically targeting people saying they are compensating people who have fallen victim to the Nigerian scam, explaining the scam and all? A scam about a scam. Very despicable behavior.