date Fri, Aug 28, 2009
subject African Union Anti Fraud Unit (Scam Victims)
To whom it may concern.
This is from the African Union (AU) Anti-fraud team in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) in regards to the extensive raid (arrests) on Internet scammers. Due to the high rate of complain we have been receiving from United Nations (UN) on the level of Scam artists/fraudsters with African nationality. All the Internet Service Providers had noticed the increased email traffic originating from African to other continents.
In this raid, three hundred and six (35) scammers were arrested so far and the raid is still on. We have recovered the total sum of US$3.2 Billion from them from both cash and assets confirmed to have come from their victims. As we have found hundreds of thousands of email addresses of victims from their address books. It is at this juncture that we are contacting you. The African Union (AU) with the United Nation (UN) are making refunds of US$350,000.00 each to victims among whom his/her email address was confirmed by the scammers to have been their victims, and your email address was mentioned by one of them.
Confirm through this email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if your email appeared in the above listed email addresses in the "To" bar and you are the true possessor of the email and have been a scam victim, then provide us with the following information for your refund.
Email address: (re-confirm)
Upon receipt of your reply and confirmation of the information, Your refund check will be signed for payment.
Mr. Charles Nqakula
(Safety & Security Minister)
African Union Anti-Fraud Unit.