From: United Nations <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 4:46:18 PM
Subject: United Nations Compensation.
How are you today and hope all is well with you and family?You may not understand why this mail came to you,but i will implore you to take your time
to carefully go through this mail.
We have been having a meeting for the pass 7 months which ended 4 days ago at our office head quarters New York(UNITED NATIONS).
This email is to all the people that feel they have been scammed in any part of the world,the UNITED NATION have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$
150,000.This 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 have been agreed upon and has been signed.
You are advised to contact Mr. Jim Ovia of ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC, as he is our representative in
Nigeria, contact him immediately for your
Cheque/International Bank Draft of USD$ 150,000. This funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose OK? so he will send it to you and you can clear it at any
bank of your choice.
Therefore, you should send him your full Name and telephone number/your correct mailing address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Contact:Mr. Jim Ovia immediately for your Cheque:
Person to Contact Mr. Jim Ovia
Thanks and God bless you and your family.Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Bank Draft.
Making the world a better place
Mr. Koffi Anann
Former Secretary (UNITED NATIONS).
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