united nations trust fund — Legitimacy of Award Letter
I am trying to determine if this letter I received is a scam:
United Nation Trust Fund
Concern : Linda Schrieberg,
I have been informed by the Italian Foundation and ECOWAS, COMMON WEALTH and EU to anticipate on your message. Your data has been verified and confirmed to relate to a parcel with cheque valued the sum of $700, 000.00USD, Congratulation the cheque has been issued in your name and we have concluded the processing of all documents that will facilitate the clearance of the cheque in your Bank. This documents includes the following:
1. DONATION CHEQUE VALUED THE SUM OF $ 700, 000.00USD
2. DONATION CERTIFICATE FROM THE UNITED NATION AND COMMON WEALTH
3. CLEAR SOURCE OF FUNDS CERTIFICATES (C.S.F.C.)
4. LETTER OF AFFIDAVITS FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, STATING THAT THE DONATION WAS RECEIVED LEGALLY FROM THE UNIVERSAL DONATION PROGRAMME, AND DUELY SIGNED BY THE LEGAL ATTORNEY TO THE UNITED NATION, ECOWAS AND COMMON WEALTH FOR PEACE KEEPING.
These documents have been securely sealed and packed for security reasons which makes it impossible for anyone to view it until its been delivered to you.
And also who will sign upon delivery and a number we are to call when getting close to your address.
Kindly be informed that recipients shall be liable to all cost arising for the delivery of the donation parcel, this is due to Legal law protecting all donation funds misappropriation.
Find below our delivery options which you are required to choose the one that is most convenient for you
Cost of delivery
Cost of delivery
Cost of delivery
The above three options are 24hours delivery.
Kindly send your option within 24hrs of receipt of the email and you shall be informed on how to make the payments of the Delivery Charges as soon as payment of the delivery charges is made, your parcel shall immediately be dispatched via any of your preferred courier service.
Your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before remittance. This means that the above delivery charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your parcel is shipped. This is in accordance with section 13(1)(n) of the international gambling act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3RD July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. This is to protect recipients and to avoid misappropriation of funds. Send your response to indicate your option within the next 24hrs, your responds is been awaited.
MR. STEPHEN BROWN
--- On Thu, 3/19/09, [protected]@aol.com <[protected]@aol.com> wrote:
From: [protected]@aol.com <[protected]@aol.com>
Subject: Re: RESPOND TO YOUR FUND
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2009, 5:30 PM
In a message dated 3/18/2009 10:19:43 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [protected]@yahoo.com.hk writes:
Date: 18th March 2009
Fondazion Di Vittorio
Website:http://www.fondazionedivittorio.See Top 10 Worst Companies in Richmond, VAit
Dear Linda Schrieberg,
It is true and if you want to see your certificate of guarantee to be sure let us know. Thank you for contacting us and this is to acknowledge the receipt of your requested datas and the confirmation of your reliability in this universal programme, Do note that I have forwarded the produced information to the head office of the Vittorio Foundation (ITALY) and to the United Nation head office (Organisation assigned to handle your payment), Included in this letter is your donation pin number to be used when claiming your prize. Your donation pin number is "[protected]". This number should be kept strictly confidential by you, as you will use it in receiving your donation prize.
You are to immediately contact the Payment officer in the United Nation Head office in Washiton for claim of your donation grant award. Please do contact the UN officer in the below information
Prefix (Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., etc.):
Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd):
Donation Pin Number
Amount won (in figure) $
Amount won (in words)
Contact email address(s) 1.
DR. STEPHEN BROWN
COUNSELLOR, UNITED NATION.
9800 15th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Do note that on contact with Mr. Stephen Brown, you are to provide him with your full names and address. This will enable the UN office prepare a valued check of $700, 000.00USD (Seven hundred thousand United states dollars only)and all necessary documents required to clear/cash the check in your name.
Note: Make sure you give him a call informing him that you have sent him an email so that he could respond to your mail immediately.
Kindly contact Mr... Stephen Brown immediately. Thank you for your co operation in this matter.
DR. JOHN HONWARD
--- 2009年3月18日 星期三，[protected]@aol.com <[protected]@aol.com> 寫道﹕
寄件人: [protected]@aol.com <[protected]@aol.com>
主題: Re: CONGRATULATION:Grant Donation of $700, 000.00:Contact:[protected]@y...
日期: 2009 3 18 星期三 下午 9:51
1. Full Names:
2. Direct Phone No: 3. Email address: 4. Sex / Age: 5. Address / country
In a message dated 3/18/2009 5:06:57 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [protected]@planet.nl writes:
THE ITALIA FOUNDAZION FOR BASIC RESEARCH.
The Italia Foundazion for basic research would like to notify you
that you have been chosen By the Board of trustees of the
above International charity organization as one of the final
recipients of a Cash Grant Donation of $700, 000.00 USD(Seven
hundred thousand United states dollars only) for your own personal
use and business development plans in your country and these
specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to 100 lucky international
Executive Sec. Dr. John Honward
Required details as to enable us process your grant funds of($700, 000.00 USD).
1. Full Names:
2. Direct Phone No:
3. Email address:
4. Sex / Age:
5. Address / country
On behalf of the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulation.
MRS.PULLVIC LAURA SIDIGO.