Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. Please forward any scams you receive to Mark Hutten: mbhutten@yahoo.com. They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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30.6.11

Another Internet Scam: From CHONG MEI FONG

From: CHONG MEI FONG [mailto:MeiFong.Chong@nottingham.edu.my]
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2011 6:19 AM
Subject: CONFIDENTIAL EMAIL FROM THE UNITED NATIONS
 
You have a confidential message from the United Nations, you have been awarded a grant sum of $500,000.00USD. Please contact the Executive secretary on  E-mail un-grant@info.al or call +447024097994 for more information. <<
This message and any attachment are intended solely for the addressee and may contain confidential information. If you have received this message in error, please send it back to me, and immediately delete it. Please do not use, copy or disclose the information contained in this message or in any attachment. Any views or opinions expressed by the author of this email do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of Nottingham.

This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an attachment may still contain software viruses which could damage your computer system: you are advised to perform your own checks. Email communications with the University of Nottingham may be monitored as permitted by UK & Malaysia legislation.
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