Compensation scams

Dear Esteem Beneficiary, Reimbursement Payment Approved

Scam Email received June 26, 2018 from
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Dear Esteem Beneficiary, Reimbursement Payment Approved

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Dear Esteem Beneficiary, Reimbursement Payment Approved

Dear Esteem Beneficiary, Reimbursement Payment Approved –

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) UNCC Secretariat Villa la Pelouse Palais des Nations 8-12 Avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva, Switzerland From The United Nations Compensation Fund Unit Department. Attn: Esteem Beneficiary. This is officially informing you that THE UNITED NATIONS and WORLD BANK-GROUP have authorized me to contact you base on your compensation amount. After an extensive close door meeting between the Board of Directors of the UNITED NATIONS and WORLD BANK-GROUP. The United Nations, World Bank-Group and International Monetary Fund have agreed to compensate you with the sum of One Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars ($1.5 Million) after your name and email was submitted by the Internet International Monitoring Group during the UNCC Conference Meeting which was held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2017, We are also aware that a lot of foreigners have been deceived and huge amounts of money have been stolen from them by Internet Fraudsters around the World. Six categories of claims were set up: Claims from individuals forced around the World between the invasion and the cease fire, Terrorist Attacks, Earthquakes, Internet Fraudsters (Category A); Claims from individuals who (or whose family) suffered injuries or Death as a result of the invasion (B); Claims from individuals for business losses, pain and anguish, property damage etc. Each claim category had specific dates for initiating the claim and providing required evidence. A total of over $352.5 billion in claims was submitted in 2,686,131 claims. Of these claims, 1,543,619 (57%) resulted in some sort of award. The total awarded, to be paid by Iraq/Iran and Kuwait&s oil revenues, was just over $52.4 billion. The UNCC adopted a policy of paying individuals first, with the result that the remaining sum is owed entirely to a government entity, specifically the state oil companies of Iraq/Iran and Kuwait. For this reason you are to receive your payment through a certified ATM Visa Card. With this Visa Card you can withdraw money from any part of the World without being disturbed or delay. All that is required of your now is to contact our 100% trust officials by the Name of Mr. Andy Ojei. Below is his contact information: Name: Mr. Andy Ojei Email: For more proof, below is the tracking details of a beneficiary in your category that just received his ATM Card accordingly this year.Beneficiary Name: Alam Ansari Tracking Number: 9281594781 Delivery Courier: DHL Express Shipment Beneficiary Name: Jan Prokopy Tracking Number: 677322262964 Delivery Courier: FedEx Express ShipmentYou can track for yourself for further assurances. Please ensure that you follow the directives and instructions of Mr. Andy Ojei so that within 72 hours you would have received your card payment and your secret pin code issued directly to you for security reasons. We apologize on behalf of the United Nation organization for any delay you might have encountered in receiving your fund in the past. Congratulations, and I look forward to hear from you as soon as you confirm your payment making the world a better place. Yours Faithfully, Mr. Wu Hongbo Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

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