Another hint to spot a scam, "Contact a Pastor" Why oh why would they spell the Former UN sec gen name wrong? Well, you can tell the level of education.. Tsk Tsk
> Subject: Attention: Beneficiary!
> Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:28:17 -0400
> Attention: Beneficiary,
> This is to bring to your notice that we are delegated from the UNITED NATIONS in Central Bank to pay 50 victims from your country who has being Victims of Internet scam .The United Nations has decided to pay you 500,000 USD (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) each. You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to be paid this amount, get back to this office as soon as possible for the immediate payment of your $500,000 USD compensation funds. We have been having a meeting for the past Seven months which ended Three days ago with the former secretary to the UNITED NATIONS in the person of Mr. Kofi Anna.
> This email is to all the people that have been scammed or extorted money from because of your contract payment execution in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$500,000.00. 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 or irregularities etc. We found your email in our list and that is why we are contacting you, this has been agreed upon and has been signed by the United Nations Board of Directors and Trustees.
> You have to contact Pastor Paul Eze, our payment agent in West Africa, as he is our UNITED NATIONS representative in West Africa, contact him immediately for your cheque US$500,000.00. This funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose. He will send it to you and you can clear it in any bank of your choice.
> Send a copy of your response to official email:
> SECURITY & FINACIAL CONTACT AGENT: Pastor Paul Eze
> EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
> You are advised to send your communication particulars,
> Full names
> Fax numbers
> Mailing Address
> Marrital Status
> Your Company Name And Address
> Contact Pastor Paul Eze immediately for your Cashier Cheque.
> 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 for the sake of Humanity.
> Give him your File Reference (RE-1077-V) and you are free to contact him via telephone number which he will provide to you upon the receipt of your email.
> Best Regards,
> Yours Faithfully,
> Mr. Kofi Anna
> Former Secretary General, United Nations