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UN Foundation Grant - Email Scam

I have just received this email from a fictitious name John Gearen
Using this email address as John.Gearen@Mattel.com

If you will receive this email, select it as SPAM or delete it from your inbox. And never forward it to anybody on your contacts.

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Subject: UN Foundation Grant.

Dear Beneficiarie,
This is to notify you that you have been chosen through your e-mail address By the Board of trustees of the above International (Charity & Human Developmental) Organization, as one of the final recipients of a Cash Grant/Donation for your economy growth and personal development for the year 2011. Based on the random selection of internet Web Pages and millions of Supermarket cash invoices worldwide your e-mail was selected among the beneficiaries to receive the sum of US$500,000.00 (Five hundred thousand United States Dollars)as developmental aid from the UN Foundation. Beneficiaries have been chosen from every UN Member Nation from all continents.

The I.T.I.L Foundation, UK has been appointed to oversee this development affair You are required to expeditiously Contact the Executive Secretary of The I.T.I.L Foundation with the details below for documentation and processing of the release of your cash aid, Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (UNF/FBF-816-1119 G-900-94) in all discussions.

Forward this email to the Executive Secretary: ITIL Foundation - Mr Jonathan m marcel (R M).

E-mail: mrjonathanmarcel@yahoo.com.hk

You might receive this message in your spam or junk folder depends on your web host.

On behalf of the Board,
Yours faithfully,
Mr. Gift Lawrence.
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