From: "BEN OTTAKA" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: SCAMMED VICTIM 900 000 BENEFICIARIES.REF PAYMENTS CODE 06654 900 000 USD
Date: Mon 13 Jun 2011 14 50 22 -0400
ATTN ; DEAR BENE FICIARY
SCAMMED VICTIM / 150 BENEFICIARIES.
REF/PAYMENTS CODE:06654 $900,000 USD.
This is to bring to your notice that I am delegated from the United Nations To
Central Bank to pay 150 scam victims $900,000 USD (Nine Hundred Thounsand
You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to
be paid this amount, get back to me as soon as possible for the immediate
payments of your $900,000 USD compensations funds.
On this faithful recommendations, I want you to know that during the last U.N.
meetings held at Cotonou, Benin Republic, it was alarmed so much by the world
in the meetings on the lose of funds by various individuals to the scams
artists operating insyndicates all over the world today. In other to
compensate victims, the U.N Body is now paying 150 victims of this operators
$900,000 USD each in accordance with the U.N. recommendations.
Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Benin Republic, the
payments are to be paid by Central Bank Benin as corresponding paying bank
under funding assistance by The Rabo Bank, London for funds remittance.
Benefactor will be cleared and recommended for payment by DIAMOND BANK PLC Benin.
According to the number of applicants at hand, 114 Beneficiaries has been
paid, half of the victims are from the United States, we still have more 36
left to be paid the compensations of $900,000 USD each. Your particulars was
mentioned by one of the Syndicates who was arrested as one of their victims of
the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this
message to him for any reason what so ever as the U.S. secret service is
already on trace of the other criminals. So keep it secret till they are all
Other victims who have not been contacted can submit their application as well
for scrutiny and possible consideration.
You can receive your compensations payments via any of this options you
Choose, DRAFT/CHEQUE PAYMENTS or WIRE TRANSFERS.
Now you can contact our designated bank in benin with the below informations
for the immediate payment of your $900.000.00Usdollars.
Cotonou Mail ( email@example.com )
Pls do let me know as soon as you contact the Diamond bank of benin,They
shall feed you with further modalities as soon as they hear from you.
If you received a similar letter, please ignore it. Do not answer it.
If you do, you will end up on more of the mailing lists used by the
criminals behind this fraud. Read more....
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