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Monday, July 26, 2010

Email about Earning Money from United Nations is Fake and Scam

Today, I received email from a person claiming to be Mr. Ban Ki-Moon
UN Secretary General. The email stated that United Nations would give me $850,000 for nothing.
I normally do not give any value to this kind of emails as I know that it is fraud and scam. It is fake email. Secondly, earning even $850 needs a lot of hard work and people do not give money without any reason.
Anyway, I had this warning in Gmail too:
Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be. Beware of following any links in it or of providing the sender with any personal information.

Still, I am putting this email here because some people sometimes become greedy and suffer from fraud people. So, if you get this kind of email then never give any importance and just delete the mail right away.
Here is the email:  

How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family? You may not understand why this email came to you. We have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago with the then secretary to the UNITED NATIONS.

This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of USD $850,000 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand United State Dollars Only), This also includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc.

We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you, this has been agreed upon and have been signed.

You are advised to contact Mr. Bret Wilson of BLAKWOODS INTERNATIONAL BANK UNITED KINGDOM, as he is our representative in Malaysia, contact him immediately for your payment of USD$850,000 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand United State Dollars Only)which way you need the fund to be delivered. So he will send it to you and you can clear it in any means of your choice.

You are advice to get in contact with Mr, Bret Wilson and provide him with below information.

Full Name:
Address:
Telephone Number:

Person to Contact Mr. Bret Wilson.
Email: bretwilson@secretarias.com

Thanks and God bless you and your family, Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Fund.

Making the world a better place.

Regards,
Mr. Ban Ki-Moon
UN Secretary General.
This E-mail and any attachment are confidential and intended only for the use of the individuals or entity named above and may contain information that is privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this E-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this E-mail in error, please notify us immediately by return E-mail or telephone and destroy the original message.

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