Beware of scams implying association with the United Nations
Below is an example fraudulent email
Subject: Attn: Very Urgent
Date: Thursday, 20 January, 2011, 7:33 PM
Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attn: Very Urgent
From the records of outstanding Inheritances (Wills left by deceased persons),
Contract Funds and Lottery claims due for payment submitted by the United
Nations, your Email Address came up as one of the Unpaid Individuals.
I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released
to you as soon as you respond to this letter, irrespective of the
amount you are
been owed by any of the methods mentioned above. To start processing
Send the following (Name, Address, Age, Sex, Occupation and Telephone No.) to
Thanks for your co-operation and understanding.
Office of the Legal Affairs