"Compassion Fund" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The fake "United Bank for Africa Compassion Fund" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

Compassion Fund Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers
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A "Compassion Fund" Advance-Fee Scam

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA

From: MR.MICHEAL KENNEDY <info@uba.org>

Sent: Friday, January 18, 2019 4:39 AM

To: Recipients

Subject: COMPASSION FUND OF $5.5 MILLIONS DOLLARS.

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA NIGERIA

HOFFICE ADDRESS UBA HOUSE

57 MARINA P.O. BOX 2406 LAGOS NIGERIA

PHONE +234 8024175283

Greetings,

I must say that I have enormous respect for you considering the manner in which I have made contact with you.

Am Mr. Micheal Kennedy, Foreign Remittance Manager (F.R.M), United Bank for Africa , We had a meeting with the entire Board of Directors and International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) in conjunction with Organization of African Unity (O.A.U) today and we have concluded that your compensation payment that is long overdue to be released to you, in this case get back to me now for little instructions to follow and have your compensation payment released to you, both organizations has directed us to pay you FIVE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($5.500, 000.00) in cash through means of diplomatic courier service hand delivery. Take Note: Three thousand united states dollars (us $3,000) have been mapped out for all expenses, Therefore, do forward your home address and Direct phone number, to this email: michealkennedy165@gmail.com

For more details please call phone number +234 8024175283

Thanks

Congratulations

MR MICHEAL KENNEDY

Foreign Remittance Manager (F.R.M)

United Bank for Africa

United Bank for Africa the African Leading Bank

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  • April 8, 2019 at 9:30 AM by an anonymous user from: Sofia, Sofia-Capital, Bulgaria

    Received this scam:

    "TONY OSAAZE <info@uba.org>

    Mon 08/04/2019 10:36 AM

    UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA NIGERIA

    HOFFICE ADDRESS UBA HOUSE

    57 MARINA P.O. BOX 2406 LAGOS NIGERIA

    PHONE 234 8024175283

    Greetings, "

    I keep getting Windfalls like this if all were true I would have in excess of 450,000,000. dollars this week. As always ...Deleted and ignored

  • March 12, 2019 at 3:52 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: MR MICHEAL KENNEDY <info@uba.org>

    Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:50 AM

    To: Recipients

    Subject: IMMEDIATE FUND OF 5.5 MILLION DOLLARS (USD)

    UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA NIGERIA

    HOFFICE ADDRESS UBA HOUSE

    57 MARINA P.O. BOX 2406 LAGOS NIGERIA

    PHONE 234 8024175283

    Greetings,

    I must say that I have enormous respect for you considering the manner in which I have made contact with you.

    Am Mr. Micheal Kennedy, Foreign remittance manager (F.R.M), United Bank for Africa, We had a meeting with the entire board of directors and International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) in conjunction with Organization of African Unity (O.A.U) today and we have concluded that your compensation payment that is long overdue to be released to you, in this case get back to me now for little instructions to follow and have your compensation payment released to you, both organizations has directed us to pay you FIVE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($5.500, 000.00) in cash through means of diplomatic courier service hand delivery.

    Take Note: Three thousand united states dollars (us $3,000) have been mapped out for all expenses, Therefore, do forward your home address and Direct phone number, to this email: michealkennedy225@gmail.com

    for more details please call phone number 234 8024175283

    Thanks

    Congratulations

    MR MICHEAL KENNEDY

    Foreign remittance manager (F.R.M)

    United Bank for Africa"

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