Scams re-targeting those who have already been victimized
#7732 by benjamin Fri Feb 27, 2009 12:17 am
Another attempt to get your bank details and your money. While some of the links lead to real crime stories, the "money recovered returned" part just doesn't happen unfortunately. All the rest is fiction - there are no compensation funds from Microsoft, United Nations, or anywhere else.

From: JONH C. IGWE <[email protected]>
Subject: SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATION PROJECT
To:
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2009, 11:14 AM

Attn Dear

CYBERCRIME SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATION PROJECT

This is to bring to your notice that I have been delegated by the FCC, MICROSOFT INTERNATIONAL, President of Microsoft, representing Africa, Middle West Africa and Mr. Kalu Charles and United Nationsdirectorate on security, Mr. Colin Munro , to collect details and make suitable arrangements to pay 250 scam victims the minimum sum of 200,000 GBP (Two Hundred Thousand Pounds) each. In which we are to pay 100 victims in this second quarter. You have been listed for this payment as one of the scammed victims and beneficiaries to be paid this aforementioned amount, get back to us as soon as possible for proper assessment."Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems, the payments are to be supervised by the United Nations' Officials Central Bank of nigeria as the corresponding paying banks.You can receive your compensations payments via any of this options you Choose, DRAFT/CHEQUE PAYMENTS or WIRE TRANSFERS.If its by Draft/Cheque,please send your full address and phone number,
If its by wire transfer,send the following.1 Your full name,address,phone and fax number
2 the name of your bank,address,phone and fax number
3 account number
4 swift codeAccording to the number of applicants at hand, 150 Beneficiaries have been paid; half of the victims are from the United States of America (USA) and Canada. We still have 100 beneficiaries left to be paid the compensation of 200,000 GBP each.
Therefore, the United Nation Cyber/Anti - crimes commission, Financial Crimes Commission (FCC), have combined effort with CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA, to alleviate and redeem the image and past wounds of foreigners and firms who were defrauded, scammed and abandoned by this syndicates to slight down our dignities to international communities. However, investigation have shown that these people have dropped over 1,000,000 victims after collecting their money falsefuly, many committed suicide, homeless and others living by the grace of God. With the sanity presently at hand, we have over 1170 convicts at hand, 560 in prisons. While many are still awaiting trail while we still fetch for others who feel they are wise and hope that you will be our friend by giving us more information as per clue in apprehending them.
For Success Stories for verification, money recovered returned and you can visit:
http://www.slashnot.com/articles/category/microsoft/
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/01/29 ... _52_email/
http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0198 ... al-to.html
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/08/21 ... clampdown/

Upon receipt of your reply,I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as I hear from you.
I will send you by fax or E-mail the next step to take.
Yours Faithfully,
Dr John C. Igwe
Head, Media & Publicity
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