At anytime it seems my email is filling up with all kinds of scams, Appears all of my friends and family are getting these same emails. Again here's the biggest clue i get everytime i see these. Prizes, sweepstakes, etc. Don't do it my email. Then again you better investagate your snail mail too. All i can say is "if it sounds to good to be true , It is" I did not take the bait i hope no one else does either.
Here's another i gotten today.
YOUR COMPENSATIONSaturday, November 8, 2008 10:47 PM
From: "UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION" Add sender to Contacts To: undisclosed-recipients
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family?,You may not understand why this mail came to you. We have been having a meeting for the passed 7 months which ended 2 days ago with the then secretary to the UNITED NATIONS.
This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of USD $100,000 (One hundred thousand United State Dollars Only).
This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc.
We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you, this have been agreed upon and have been signed.
You are advised to contact Mr. Jim Ovia of ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC, as he is our representative in Nigeria, contact him immediately for your Cheque/ International Bank Draft of USD$ 100,000 (One hundred thousand United State Dollars Only. This funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose ok? so he will send it to you and you can clear it in any bank of your choice.
Therefore, you should send him your full Name and telephone number/your correct mailing address where you want him to send the Draft to you.
Contact Mr. Jim Ovia immediately for your Cheque:
Person to Contact Mr. Jim Ovia
Thanks and God bless you and your family.
Hoping to hear from you as soon as you cash your Bank Draft.
Making the world a better place.
Mr. Ban Ki-Moon
UN Secretary General
Yuba City, California