Beware of "United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Poverty Eradication Fund" Scams

Beware of "United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Poverty Eradication Fund" Scams

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Online users, do not fall for the "United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Poverty Eradication Fund" scams that are being sent out to potential victims by online scammers. The scams claim the recipients have been awarded millions of US dollars and they need to send a few hundred or thousand of dollars to claim the millions of dollars that have been awarded to them. But, once the victims send their money, the scammers will take it and disappear and the victims will not receive the money they were promised.

Therefore, online users who have received "United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Poverty Eradication Fund" email messages similar to the one below, are asked to delete them and should not follow the instructions in them. Also, they should never send money to anyone who claims that they have won the lottery, or have been awarded thousands or millions of dollars.

A Sample of the "United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Poverty Eradication Fund" Email Scam

Date: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 2:58


United Nations Development Program,

One United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, USA.

United Nation Poverty Alleviation Program 2017.

Our Ref: UN/UNDP/UNPAP/SDG/05/17

Motto: Empowered Lives, Resilient Nations.

Website: www.undp.org

Tel: +1 (716) 989-5741

Alternative Email: unitednationdevelopmentprogram@outlook.com

Dear Ambassador,

We confirm the receipt of your email message to this office with the required information's needed to process your payment, except the $199 UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card & UNPAP Fund Awarding Certificates Issuance fee.

Those requirements is very necessary and will be use to process your UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card and UNPAP Poverty Eradication Fund Award Certificates, and release of your awarded US$1.5MILLION as well. Once the issuance of your UN Goodwill Ambassador ID Card and your UN Poverty Alleviation Program Fund Award Certificates is completed, your (US$1.5MILLION) UN Poverty Alleviation Fund will be released to you immediately without any delay.

For Urgent Attention and immediate release of your (US$1.5MILLION) UN Poverty Alleviation Fund to you as planned. You are required to send the ($199) UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card & UNPAP Fund Awarding Certificates Issuance fee to our Regional Representative in your Country and we will get it here instantly. The info are:

me direct through Western Union or Moneygram with information bellow:


Branch: ADYAR

Account No: 36230871457

IFSC Code: SBI0004300

Pan No: CHPPR621P

Account Name: RAVI KUMAR.

Amount: $199

Make the payment now and scan and forward to us the deposit slip for confirmation. Upon the confirmation of the information above the fees, we shall proceed to process and issue you, your UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card & UNPAP Fund Awarding Certificates. And your US$1.5MILLION Awarded Fund will be released to you immediately by the United Nation Treasury Department once you submit your UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card & UNPAP Fund Awarding Certificates to them. Note that they will not attend to you without the submission of your UN Goodwill Ambassadors ID Card & UNPAP Fund Awarding Certificates, so you have to obtain this two items now to use and use it to receive your fund from the UN Treasury Department as required.

Please we do not entertain any silly questions or abuse to this office, this message is not a SCAM and if you are not satisfy to work with us and follow our advise, then unsubscribe and reject the offer, so that other competent individuals can handle it, with good mind and trust.


Dr. Achim Steiner,

General Administrator,

United Nation Development Program (UNDP)

Phone: +1 (716) 989-5741

Alternativer Emeail: unitednationdevelopmentprogram@outlook.com

CONFIDENTIAL NOTICE: This E-MAIL may contain information that is privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, distribution, copying, or use of this document is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us by email at the E-MAlL listed above. Thank you..

Copyright © 2017 United Nations Development Programme

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  • November 16, 2018 at 8:37 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----

    From: Western Union <ARCARESE.PINO@ALICE.IT>


    Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:45 PM

    Subject: Your Unclaimed Funds

    You have a payment of $1.5m USD From the UN in there poverty eradication program You will be paid 7,600 Usd daily, Reply with your name address

    and Tel number for payment to Mrs Franca Lee, For inquiries Call : 601-4361-2717 Or Email:francalee@my.com


  • September 12, 2018 at 10:39 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Maria Cecilia"<maria.cecilia.ripa@alice.it>

    Date: September 12, 2018 at 9:58:40 PM GMT 7

    Subject: UNPAP Transaction.

    Reply-To: < unpapwumt@my.com>



  • August 2, 2018 at 5:04 PM by an anonymous user from Chinle, Arizona, United States

    I have now received a message from a guy saying he got the money n saw I was one of the lucky winners too...he's telling me to text this number 13323336730 and I will get my 50.000.00 cahs through fedex mail...what do I do?


    • August 2, 2018 at 8:37 PM by info

      Delete the message and ignore them.


  • August 2, 2018 at 4:17 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----

    From: Stuefer Joachim <manarin.s@alice.it>


    Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 8:53 PM

    Subject: UNPAP Transaction.



  • July 8, 2018 at 5:42 AM by an anonymous user from Dallas, Texas, United States


    That was the phone number that was given to me


  • May 9, 2018 at 8:20 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: <wuservice2018@gmail.com>

    Date: 6 May 2018 at 05:53:09 GMT 1


    Congratulation, You have been awarded the sum of $1,500,000.00 in the on-going UNITED NATIONS Development Program 2018 (UNDP 2018) Western Union Malaysia have been instructed to start sending you 7,600.00 USD daily. Please send in your Full Name , Contact Address And Phone Number via E-mail at wuservice2018@my.com to file for claims , or Dial 601-6751-1318 for more inquiries on this program. Yours truly Mrs Jeannie Lee Western Union Malaysia"


    • May 19, 2018 at 7:06 AM by an anonymous user from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

      I got the exactly same mail... be careful guys!


  • February 6, 2018 at 6:45 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "I received a message from a long time friend asking if I had heard about the UNDP Grant. I said no what's it about? He responded with a rather long paragraph about the US Government giving grants without payback and he had received $50,000.

    I waited a day or so to respond and he made several attempts to get a response from me and then he wanted to know if he could give me the number where he applied. From his grammar I knew it was not my friend. My response was I am waiting on the $500.00 you owe me it's been over a year and about time you paid me back since you now have money. that was the last I heard and he blocked the thread. I informed my friend about what happened.

    Mr. Bill"


  • December 18, 2017 at 4:05 PM by an anonymous user from Sunnyvale, California, United States

    I received a text saying I won $150,000. I just have to send them $500 to get it. His name is Pablo Abbey.


  • July 7, 2017 at 7:24 PM by an anonymous user from Humble, Texas, United States

    I received such an email today from someone who identified himself as Edwin Williams at gred@sfsu.edu. His email was a little different, but not much He referenced it as (UNPAP) 2017. He asked me to contact Helen Kuan at 601125433169 or union.w@my.com with my name, address and phone number and I would be given the information on how to proceed. Once that was accomplished $1,500,000 would be sent in $7,600 increments each day thru Western Union. That amount was allegedly the maximum amount Western Union allows to be sent. The money was to be sent though Western Union in Malaysia.

    I replied that I and also a relative had been scammed out of thousands of dollars (my relative actually sent another scammer $35,000 total toward a possible #1,000,000 grant through IMF (International Monetary Fund). Worse however, they asked for another $55,000 at which time my relative said he

    just wanted his money back because he could not send any more money. The person he was dealing with (Micheal Smith allegedly) made a "deal" with him to have someone lend him the $55,000. That amount was transmitted to my relative's bank account with instructions to forward it back to the person who was to receive the $55,000. He withdrew the cash and proceeded to send it to the named party using Western Union and another company which also transfers money. The $1,000,000 in cash was to be delivered to him via UPS within 48 hours. When the money did not arrive, my relative became frantic, and Mr. Smith was not responding to his calls, texts or emails. A week later he received a letter from the bank that his account had been frozen because of questionable activities, which he later learned was money laundering. The bank refused to talk to him about it, simply telling him his account had been closed because of suspected money laundering.

    Moreover, $10,000 of the money was $55,000 was counterfeit and the bank demanded immediate repayment of the $10,000. He did not have the money to repay it and he now faces criminal charges for money laundering and bank fraud. Even the money already on deposit in his account (money paid to his wife for support of her 3 children by a former husband). When my relative tried to talk to the bank, they refused and suggested he "retain a lawyer".

    Ironically, the reason my relative fell for this is that my cousin, who is a minister, told us about the website where this scam is. It is on Facebook even now, a year after we became involved. It stated that "grants" were available through the IMF for people who were deaf or had severely restricted hearing, with which both my relative and my husband are afflicted. The amount of the grant was dependent upon the amount of fees the intended grant recipient wanted to pay, i.e. $500 would get a $150,000 grant, $1,000 = $200,000 grant, $5,000 = $500,000 grant. No mention was made in the website nor by my cousin who later confirmed he did also pay the $20.000. He said the balance of the cash ($129,500) after the $500 the $20,000 he later paid, was delivered to him in cash within 48 hours, and to this day he still maintains he received $129,500. Also, the $500 was sent to a U.S. address which caused us to believe it was legitimate.

    So, anyone who falls for this or any other ploy faces not only the loss of any money he/she sends the thieves, but might lose much more than that money, including the possibility of facing criminal charges against him/her.

    I am going to attempt to forward your article to both Mr. "Williams" and Ms. Kuan so they will know someone is watching.

    Does anyone know of someone who has been "scammed" in this or another way and has been able to track down the criminals involved and/or gotten any of their money back? I doubt it but, if so, I would like to know.


  • June 25, 2017 at 2:21 PM by an anonymous user from Columbia, South Carolina, United States

    I was informed by a friend on Facebook. My name and picture was seen on a winners list of United Nation. I didn't give anyone permission to use my name or picture. The scammers called me two months ago.

    I refused to give him the personal information such as address, age, birthday or credit card number.They used telephone number 501-523-1719. I hung up on the agent william smith. Who besides the cybercrime authorities (IFC) do I notify about this fraudulent crime?.


    • June 25, 2017 at 3:39 PM by info

      Call your telephone or cellphone provider and report the number to them.


      • July 7, 2017 at 7:27 PM by an anonymous user from Humble, Texas, United States

        We use AT&T and spent hours on the phone with them asking them to identify the caller's true name, the city/country of origin, block the number and/or anything else they could do to to help us track the person down and they finally said there is nothing they can do. Good luck with your provider. Maybe you will have better results.


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