Example Fraud Email January 2011

Beware of scams implying association with the United Nations

Below is an example fraudulent email

From: Helen Press <info@un.org>
Subject: Attn: Very Urgent
Date: Thursday, 20 January, 2011, 7:33 PM

Reply to: someone@att.net
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
your claims.

Send the following (Name, Address, Age, Sex, Occupation and Telephone No.) to
Damian Kingland
Email: damiankingland@att.net

Thanks for your co-operation and understanding.

Yours Sincerely,

Helen Press.
Office of the Legal Affairs