Attn:Sir/ma,OK, so the email is a scam, but let's see:
How are you today and hope all is well with you and family?You may not
understand why this mail came to you,but i will implore you to take your time
to carefully go through this mail.
We have been having a meeting for the pass 7 months which ended some days ago
at our office head quarters New York(UNITED NATIONS).
[Here comes the best part...]
This email is to all the people that feel they have been scammed in any part of
the world,the UNITED NATION have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$150,000. This includes every foriegn contractors that may have not received
their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or
international businesses that failed due to
Government probelms etc.
[the rest is boilerplate]
We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you,this have
been agreed upon and has been signed.
You are advised to contact Mr. Jim Ovia of ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC, as he is
our representative in Nigeria, contact him immediately for your
Cheque/International Bank Draft of USD$ 150,000. This funds are in a Bank Draft
for security purpose ok? so he will send it to you and you can clear it in any
bank of your choice.
Therefore, you should send him your full Name and telephone number/your correct
mailing address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Conatct:Mr. Jim Ovia immediately for your Cheque:
Person to Contact Mr. Jim Ovia
Thanks and God bless you and your family.Hoping to hear from you as soon as you
cash your Bank Draft.
Making the world a better place
Mr. Kofi Anan
Former Secretary (UNITED NATIONS).
$150,000.00 per each person who feels they have been scammed by the UN.
7,150,000 people living in Israel.
That comes to $1,072,500,000,000.00
Of course, it would be more impressive without the spelling mistakes--especially mis-spelling Kofi Annan's name.
And why would Kofi Annan be writing to his mother?
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