The fake "United Nations Millennium Development Goal to Eradicate Poverty and Hunger" 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 impersonating the real person and 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.
An "United Nations Millennium Development Goal to Eradicate Poverty and Hunger" Advance-Fee Scam
From: UNITED NATIONS [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:24 PM
Subject: Good News,
Our Ref: UNCC/SNT/RAL
Your Ref: SNT/ATM/829
Attn: Dear Beneficiary,
Inline with the United Nations millennium development goal to eradicate poverty and hunger by the year 2020, i am directed to inform you that your payment verification and confirmations is completed, Therefore we are happy to inform you that arrangements have been concluded to effect your payment as soon as possible in our bid for transparency.
It is my pleasure to inform you that ATM Card Number: 5428050011004432 have been approved in your favor, The ATM Card Value is $5,500,000.00 USD (FIVE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS). You are advised that a maximum withdrawal value of $12,000.00 USD is permitted on withdrawal per day and are duly Inter Switch so you can make withdrawal at any location and ATM Center of your choice.
We are happy to inform you that we have succeeded in sending your packaged ATM Card to you via our intelligent Diplomatic Agent called Mr. Victor Okle and he is presently in San Antonio, TX, United States. We received a message from him today announcing his inability to complete the delivery due to the fault that his handheld developed which caused screen malfunction and he was unable to access his address book.
Therefore Kindly contact Mr. Victor Okle, the Diplomatic Agent and forward your direct delivery information such as follows; 1. Full Name: 2. Address/City/State/Zip Cde: 3. Cel/Home Phone;
Below is Mr. Victor Okle Contact Information;
Email: email@example.com - mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +1 (210)469-2505
NOTE: Your E-MAIL was selected from a Data Base of 50,000,000 valid email addresses of active Internet Users from which your Address came out as one of the lucky Fifteen (15)
Treat urgently and note that your ATM Card is ready and can be used at all ATM Machines around the globe.