Compensation scams

FROM UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT RECONCILIATION OFFICE
mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com


Scam Email received June 23, 2018 from mrkelvinjordan444@deluxe.ocn.ne.jp

mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com
mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com
Email From:

mrkelvinjordan444@deluxe.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

FROM UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT RECONCILIATION OFFICE

Other emails used:

mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com, mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com

Email Subject:

FROM UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT RECONCILIATION OFFICE


FROM UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT RECONCILIATION OFFICE – mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com


UNITED NATIONS PAYMENT RECONCILIATION OFFICE SIA REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS, KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA Sir Madam This is to bring to your notice that the United Nations Secretary General has deliberated with the world bank for a compensation payment on scammed victims from Asia,America and Europe so your name emerged as one of the lucky beneficiaries. I write to let you know that the sum of $2,850,000.00 (Two Million Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) Only has been approved in your favor. Kindly get back to me for directives on how to receive it without any delay, When you respond I shall send you a copy of your Funds Approval Certificate from United Nations. Please kindly reconfirm to us your complete information’s, Full Name Address Telephone number .. Copy of your Id Drivers License or International Passport Yours very truly, Mr.kelvin Jordan United Nations Co-coordinator Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. E-Mail: mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com mrkelvinjordan445@yahoo.com

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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  1. Google the details.

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  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

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