A new completely brainless story of a certain John Suger circulates through the social networks and is sent unsolicited by e-mail as a letter of compensation from a powerful sounding organization.
Nothing about this email is true, do not answer it.
Do not disclose your personal data.
The data would be used to facilitate further crimes. If in doubt, contact the police. This is the original mail from the probable West-African scammer:
This is to acquaint you on the outcome of our meeting with U.N International Financial Investigation Unit and the Association of Better Business Bureau to compensate scam victims upon due verification, we have jointly approved US$1.5m (One million, Five hundred thousand United States Dollars) for every confirmed victim. Your E-mail address was generated through the computer ballot system as one of the selected victim to receive this compensation.
However, adequate arrangement has been put in place and approved to transfer your fund through a telegraphic wire transfer in anywhere in the world.
Finally; for the purpose of proper verification of your claims, it is imperative that you furnish us with the following of your details necessary to process release/remittance of your payment:
Your Residential Address:
Country of Origin :
Direct Mobile Phone Number:
Copy of you Identity Card:
You are expected to forward the above information to the Authorized Payment Center.
Yours in service,
Mr. John Suger”