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: They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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Another Internet Scam: From Ms. Hetterly Nancy, Programme Manager - United Nations Human Settlements Programme

From: Hetterly Nancy
Subject: Ref: UN052-0320
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 11:07 PM

After much attempts to reach you on phone, I deemed it necessary and
urgent to contact you via your e-mail and to notify you finally about your
outstanding compensation payment.

During our last annual calculation of your banking activities we have
realized that you are eligible to receive a compensation payment of
$800,000.00 USD.

This compensation is being made to all of you who have suffered loss as a
result of fraud, accident or illness.

For more info, contact the assigned UPS agent for the delivery of your
cashier check.

United Parcel Service (UPS)
Contact Name: Richard Brett
Tel: +2348055516808

Please take note that you will pay a shipping/handling fee of $80.00 USD
to UPS.

Thanks for your patience.

Ms. Hetterly Nancy
Programme Manager
United Nations Human Settlements Programme

1 comment:

lee said...

i just got this email today too. sickening