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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 5:06 AM


United Nation Compensation Commission

Mr. Frank Johnson

UN Agent Officer



My name is Mr. Frank Johnson newly inaugurated United Nations Compensation

Commission Agent (UN), My committee has a mandate to recover unpaid debts

associated with NNPC contracts, Lottery fund, inheritance fund, loans and


etc ranging from $1M-$4.2M owed to various beneficiaries and companies across

the globe (Asia, Europe, USA, Africa, and Australia) and submit the list

of the

unpaid beneficiaries/companies to the 2 appointed official delivery

service for

immediate payment of the fund.

In the course of our investigation, your email address/particulars were

shortlisted among the first fifteen individuals yet to be paid hence this


However, we received a petition today from Mrs. Joyce Edison stating that you

are critically infected by Cancer of the Lungs and that you have some few


to live according to the doctor's report so therefore that you have given her

the authorization to claim your fund on your behalf and as such your fund


be paid to her as heir apparent.


She also said that she is ready and willing to obtain all the procurement

of the

legal documents for the release of your fund to her as you have

instructed, it

will interest you to know that she has been held right away for verification

purpose because of the elaborate global scam, we decided to contact you once

more for confirmation. If after seven working days, no response is

received from

you it will be assumed that you are ill indeed and as such authorization and

approval will be granted on behalf of Mrs.Joyce Edison to claim/receive your



You are advise to reconfirm your information and how you want your fund

paid to

you without further delay if you are healthy enough to check your mail.


Below is the information you are expected to re-confirm,


1. Full Name:____________________________

2. Address:______________________________

3. Nationality:____________Sex___________

4. Age:____________Date of Birth:________

5. Occupation:___________________________

6. Phone:____________________________

7. State of Origin:_______Country:_______


I await your urgent response to this office immediately.


Mr. Frank Johnson

UN Agent Officer.


Following is a SCAM!

It comes with a image attachment 'YOUR ACCOUNT.jpg (810Kb)' as shown here.

It is sent as if it comes from 
Microsoft and it contains names like Grace Campbell (Fund Disbursement Manager) and Catherine Brenner/Catherina Brenner (Information Officer).



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Admin <>
Date: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Please read attached letter. Catherine Brenner

Attachment: YOUR ACCOUNT.jpg (810Kb)



game studios





Microsoft Marketing Centre

61-70 Southampton

Row,Bloomsbury London

United Kingdom WC1 B 4AR

Tel: +44 7005-942-022.


You are a Winner in the Microsoft Promotion!!

Dear Valued User,

Winning Reference Number:                         

Serial Number:

This is to inform you that your E-mail Address emerged as a winner of an

Amount of Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds (£500,000.00 GBP or

$810,000.00 USD) in the Microsoft Online Promotion as organized by the

Marketing Centre in London, United Kingdom (UK). Your E-mail attached to

the Reference number was luckily drawn in our Automatic

Computer Balloting System as one of our winners in the first category of our online lottery bonanza (Confirmation Pin: 000037736). This is from the total prize money of £50,000,000.00 GBP shared among the 100 international
winners in this category.


Funds MUST be claimed by the email owner ONLY within 90 days from the

day of notification. To file claim, contact our Fund Disbursement Manager

Mrs. Grace Campbell. Provide her with the below stated information. Send the following details to her E-mail Address:


1. Your Full name:-           2. Country of Residence:-            3. Age:-     4. Occupation:-        5.

Nationality:-        6. Mobile/Fax Number:-           7. Alternative Email:-

8. Winning Confirmation Pin:-               000037736


Fund Disbursement Manager:

Mrs. Grace Campbell

Tel: +44 7005-942-022




Ms Catherina Brenner

Information Officer


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Following is a SPAM!

It comes with a text file attachment 'Notifications.txt (4Kb)'

It is sent as if it comes from ESPN Star and it contains names like
Susan Anderson and Graham Smith (Asia - Coordinator Claim Department).



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Susan Anderson <>
Date: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 6:18 PM


From: Susan Anderson
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2012 2:06 PM

Attachment: Notifications.txt (4Kb)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ESPN Head Office  Registered office:  3 Queen Caroline Street  London, W6 9PE.  Company No: 4620511    FROM THE DESK OF ESPN STAR CRICKET AWARD     Dear Email Owner,    This E-mail is to officially inform you that your E-mail Address has been verified and pronounced as the lucky winner Of £1,000,000.00 GBP in the 2012 Award by ESPN Star Cricket Draw Promotion UK. We wish to congratulate you over your E-mail Address success in this financial bailout plan. Your E-mail Address emerged as one of the ten final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation of (One Million Great British Pounds) to salvage your finances and to develop your community. This cash grant is a gift you will never be required to pay it back,    This financial bailout plan is funded by Microsoft Corporation/Yahoo Incorporated, United Nations Agencies, Economic Development Organizations and Regional Unions which include the African Union (AU), Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), European Union (EU), Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), North American Union (NAU) etcetera in an effort to reduce the impact of food and financial crisis around the world. The leaders of these organizations by (ESPN STAR CRICKET AWARD) held in London UK, and made donations for this program. We were engaged to carry out the task of conducting the E-mail Address balloting and to subsequently pay winners.    Note that all participants' E-mail Address were selected randomly from companies all over different countries of the world through a random sampling and your E-mail Address attached to file reference number (ESC-P038/C098Q/02/LTY) emerged as one of the lucky numbers that won the sum of (One Million Great British Pounds) £1,000,000.00 GBP.    Our method of payment is through a Demand Bank Draft that will be issued in your favor so that you can easily en-cash it in your country. All you have to do now is to provide us with the information below to enable the management of our company issue you the Bank Draft in your favor. You are required to fill the Verification & Funds Release Form below.    For you to receive your won prize you must forward your information to our official email:    VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM  1. Full Name's:  2. Sex:               3. Country:  4. State/City:  5. Contact Address:  6. Mobile/Tel Number:  7. Marital Status:  8. Occupation:  9. Date/Age:  10. Pin Code:  11. File Reference Number:  12. Winning E-Mail:  13. Alternative E-mail:  14. Amount Won:  15. Have You Won Before: Yes Or No?     For claims of your winning funds you are advice to send us your information via email below:  Email:     As a security measure, you are asked to keep your winning information confidential until you have made your claim. This is mainly to avoid putting up double claims with your Email Address which will result to the cancellation of your cash grant. On behalf of myself and all staff of ESPN STAR CRICKET ORGANIZATION, I say congratulations once again…    Your sincerely,  Mr. Graham Smith.   (Asia - Coordinator Claim Department).    

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