Monday, April 23, 2007

Oh Boy! The United Nations Will Help Me!

Update: Monday, April 30th at 9:45am

I'm sorry, this is just another funny one. This is a different twist:

I'm rich, my family is evil, so will you, dear stranger, take my buckets of money and do some good with it?
Um, they have to realize that since I went to law school my first thought is "hire an attorney, dummy!"

Here is the new one. It's just funny because he's rich but he's one big idiot.
Dear Friend,

My name is William Stevenson a British merchant formally based in Dubai.I have been diagnosed with Esophageal cancer It has defied all forms of medical treatment, and right now I have only about a few months to live, according to medical experts. I have not particularly lived my life so well, as I never really cared for anyone (not even myself) but my business.

Though I am very rich, I was never generous, I was always hostile to people and only focused on my business as that was the only thing I cared for. But now I regret all this as I now know that there is more to life than just wanting to have or make all the money in the world. I believe when God gives me a second chance to come to this world I would live my life a different way from how I have lived it.

Now that my health has deteriorated so badly, I cannot do this myself anymore. I once asked members of my family to close one of my accounts and distribute the money which I have there to charity organization they refused and kept the money to themselves. Hence, I do not trust them anymore, as they seem not to be contented with what I have left for them.before I became ill. Presently, I am still having a deposit with a bank that is yet to be disposed of. I Beg You In The name of God to Help Me Take The Money To Any Orphanage Home Close To You. I Believe That You Would Offer This Service For Humanity Sake. If You Can Help Me. Get Back To Me.

May The Good Lord Bless You And Your Family

I Await Your Response.

Regards,
Williams.
If you want William's email, let me know and I'll pass it on.

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It's midterm exam season for colleges and universities in Korea right now. That means I'm on both sides. I'm taking exams and I'm also proctoring and grading exams.

The thing is my job has a shuttle bus to pick people up from a subway station in Seoul and it get us to the college in about 20 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic. What I didn't know was that the schedule changed for midterm week. So there I was with another student just frustrated that we somehow didn't get that memo. Well, there was no memo, that's why I didn't know.

Anyway, with the extra time that being late bought me I checked my email when I got to my office.

Boy, oh, boy! It looks like instead of worrying about world problems and development the United Nations and the World Bank have decided to help me get an inheritance!

This is great! I won't have to worry about how to pay for grad school now!
UNITED NATIONS (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAMME)
DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL
PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS.
870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 10017
WIRE TRANSFER/AUDIT UNIT

Our Ref: WB/NF/UN/XX027
ATTN: Beneficiary, IRREVOCABLE RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT

We have actually been authorized by the newly appointed UN
secretary general, and the governing body of the UNITED NATIONS
monetary unit, to investigate the unnecessary delay of your inheritance
fund, recommended and approved in your favour.

During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that
your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt officials of the
Bank who are Trying to divert your money into their private accounts,
to forestall this, security for your funds Was organized in the form of
your personal Identification number (PIN) ATM CARD this will enable
only you have direct Control over this fund, we have also agreed with
the Presidency that we will handle this payment ourselves to avoid the
hopeless situation created by the Officials of the bank. We obtained
an irrevocable payment guarantee on your Payment from the presidency we
are happy to inform you that based on our recommendation/instructions;
your Entire Inheritances fund has been credited in your favour through
ATM card. You are therefore adviced you send your contact to REV ROGER
HEDGES International Audit unit, United Nations Liaison Office London
EMAIL:roger2005_hedges@yahoo.co.uk to collect your original payment
slip with your ATM card.

They will issue you an ATM card that you can use to withdraw money in
any ATM machine any part of the world, but the maximum is fifteen
thousand dollars per a day.

therefore if you like to receive your funds through this means kindly
let us know by contacting the card payment center and also send the
following information as stated below.

1. PHONE AND FAX NUMBER,
2. YOUR FULL NAME
3. ADDRESS WERE YOU WANT THEM TO SEND THE ATM CARD
TO (P.O BOX NOT ACCEPTABLE) 4. YOUR AGE AND CURRENT OCCUPATION
5. Home Equity {YES OR NO}.

NOTE: YOU ARE ADVICED TO FURNISH REV HEDGES WITH YOUR CORRECTCONTACT
DETAILS. AND ALSO BE INFORMED THAT THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID NOW IS $8.3
MILLION THE REST WILL BE PAID LATTER.

We expect your urgent response to this email to enable
us monitor this payment effectively.. CONGRATULATIONS. CAPT. JAMES C. WILLIAMS
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK

What a huge load of bull crap. I guess all of those lawyers who specialize in wills and trusts clearly need to be displaced. I'm sure that Ban Ki-Moon and Paul Wolfowitz have decided that their organizations should be concerned with wills and trusts. I mean what better task than to help citizens of developed nations get or recover big chunks of money set aside in foreign banks? Actually, Mr. Wolfowitz is wrapped up in his own money scandal right now, so I doubt he's concerned with helping me recover money.

I'm just glad I'm not gullible enough to fall for this stuff. It's just sad that some people are.

So watch out folks. Now they're asking for personal information AND they want to know if you own your home. I sense escrow loans scams now too.

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