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Fraud email example:
From: "UNITED NATION ORGANIZATION" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 09:17:34 -0700
Subject: YOUR PAYMENT
WORLD BANK GROUP AND UNITED NATION ORGANIZATION do hereby give this
irrevocable approval order with Release Code:GNC/3480/02/00 in your favor
for your contract entitlement/award winning payment with the UNITED NATION
to your nominated bank account. Now you're new Payment,United nation
Approval No;UN5685P,White House Approved No:WH44CV, Reference No.-35460021,
Allocation No: 674632 Password No: 339331 , Pin Code No: 55674 and your
Certificate of Merit Payment No : 103 , Released Code No: 0763; Immediate
Citibank Telex confirmation No:-1114433 ; Secret Code No:XXTN013, Having
received these vital payment number ,therefore You are qualified now to
received and confirm Your payment with the United Nation immediately within
the next 72hrs.
As a matter of fact, you are required to Deal and Communicate only with MR
GODWIN EMEFIELE, DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL REMMITTANCE ZENITH BANK OF
NIGERIA,with the help and monitory team from the ZENITH BANK which is our
official remitting bank, Committee On Foreign Payment Matters in United
Nation,has look up to make sure you receive your fund valued $8.3m. So
contact: MR GODWIN EMEFIELE on his contact information,Direct Citibank
Telephone No +234-18112831, Cell/mobile +2348030735052 or FaxNumber:+44 870
288 7323, 870288
1) YOUR FULL NAME:
2) ADDRESS,CITY,STATE AND COUNTRY.
3) PHONE,FAX AND MOBILE
4) COMPANY NAME(IF ANY) POSITION AND ADDRESS
5) BANK DETAILS,
ROUTING NO/SWIFT CODE
6) PROFESSION,AGE AND MARITAL STATUS
7) COPY OF YOUR INT L PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENSE
NOTE: YOUR PERSONAL CONTACT/COMMUNICATION CODE WITH ZENITH BANK IS(511),YOU
ARE ARE ADVICE TO SEND YOU FULL BANKING INFORMATION TO THE CITIBANK OF
LONDON INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DIRECTOR HEADED BY MR GODWIN EMEFEIELE
WOLLEY AND MAKE SURE YOU SPEAK WITH HIM, WITH YOUR NEW PAYMENT CODE FOR
RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT AND SEND HIM ALL YOUR BANKING INFORMATION NOW.
CONTACT CODE(511)OFFICER:MR GODWIN EMEFIELE.
POSITION:DIRECTOR,INT,REMITTANCE ZENITH BANK NIGERIA.
TELEPHONE OFFICE/BANK:+44 793 617 9966,
FAX NUMBER:+44 870 288 7323,+44 870 288 7101
BANK TELEPHONE,++234-1-8112831 or cell/mobile ++2348030735052.
SIR FRANK PETERSON.
(CHAIRMAN COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN CONTRACT/AWARD WINING PAYMENT
UNITED NATION AND USA GOVERNMENT