I wish this was for real sometimes, especially this time of year. That’s what these scammers hope. They hope I’ll throw good sense aside and fall for this crap in the holiday spirit or out of desperation. Not happening, folks.
As always, my notes are italicized.
From: Mr. Emil Jacobs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS!!!!!!! (Exclamation point abuse much?)
COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION OFFICE
AND UNITED NATION AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (U.N.A.D.P)
ATTENTION OF: THE ENTITILED BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS,
RE: E.U. AND U.N.A.D.P FINANCIAL SUMMIT ; Confirm Receipt
The Council of European Union Parliament (E.U) In conjunction with The United Nations Agricultural Development Program (U.N.A.D.P) have just concluded the General Meeting of today in which good discursion and progress was made to reward Agricultural Farm Development, Investors, Industrialists and Traders In Africa, Europe , And Asia Countries.
The meeting lasted for three (3) hours because all the officials from various Regional Committees of the E.U and United Nations Agricultural Development Program (U.N.A.D.P) were present, The delegates from London, United Kingdom were in the meeting, the officials of IMF World Auditors (including Mrs. Margaret Powell and Alvin T Clyde) arrived in good time before commencement of the meeting. Also present in the crucial meeting of today were Mr. Gabriel Alanson and Kenneth Irwin Dickson from Commonwealth Financial Office. The meeting started in a good time and all the invited officials plus the top executives of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) joined at the Conference Room and the meeting commenced in earnest.
This resolution was reached based on so many complaints tabled at the Head Quarters of the United Nation Office in Washington D.C in regards on how to help Farmers, Investors, Industrialist and Traders to come back on tract after the World Economic Crisis to foster Financial Development across the globe.
This reward is to help you restructure, boost and improve you financially in your activities.
The Approved FILE bearing your full name was presented for deliberation and The Executive Financial Auditors have unanimously resolved to include your full-name amongst the favored beneficiaries who will benefit from the amount earmarked for the Agricultural Development Program (A.D.P)
The remittance officials must as a matter or necessity proceed to effect the transfer of the authenticated/approved amount of US$8m (Eighth Million United State Dollars) Only, to you.
During the meeting of today, the Council of E.U and U.N.A.D.P Parliament resolved that all favored beneficiaries must quickly send application to the Director of AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAME: (A.D.P) Mr. Emil Jacobs on this email: email@example.com (European office with a Japanese-based Yahoo email address. Right.) and Telephone number: +44 741 847 8203 (Yep, I’m gonna call right away.) requesting for Accelerated Remittance of your approved benefit of US$8m (Eighth Million United State Dollars). (That’s eights million, not eight.)
You are advised to send us the following information.
(1) YOUR FULL NAME:
(2) RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:
(3) PHONE, FAX AND CELL PHONE:
PROFESSOR, ANDRE MARK
Who doesn’t want eights million dollars? ! I’ll call never. You have to be better than this to make me fall for it.