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Location: Newark

PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:08 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Got this in my inbox today (flagged bigtime by my ISP as ****JUNKMAIL****[no duh! Confused ]

Hyundai Group,
St. Johns Court, Easton
Street, High Wycombe,
Buckinghamshire, HP11 1JX,
United Kingdom.

Dear Sir/Madam,

This is to notify you that you have been chosen By the seven-member committee to fulfill Chairman Chung Mong-koo's promise to donate One trillion won (US$1.1 billion) to charity, contingent to a suspension early this month of his three-year prison sentence for embezzlement and breach of trust. The ruling meant that the 69-year-old chairman will not be thrown back into jail as long as he remains clean during the next five years. In suspending the prison sentence, the Seoul High Court ordered Chung to fulfill the pledge of donations. Chung, want this money used for the protection of the environment and to build art and cultural facilities.

click below for further information.

As one of the final recipients of this Cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, education and business development. The Hyundai Company is the world's largest shipbuilder and 6th largest automaker and owns Hyundai Group, the parent company for all Hyundai Motor. The company has decided to randomly select email addresses that would benefit from this donation. Based on the random selection exercise from internet service providers(ISP) and millions of Super market cash invoices worldwide, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of US$2,000,000.00 (Two Million United States Dollars) as charity donations/aid from Hyundai Group.

You are required to expeditiously Contact the head of committee (HOC) below for qualification documentation and processing of your claims, from Monday through Sunday. On contact with head of committee (HOC), You'll be given your payment pin number which you will use in collecting the funds. Please endeavor to quote your pin number QN(HM-145-5611) in all discussions.
Head of committee: Mr. Imran Vijay
Email: [email protected]
On behalf of the seven-member committee kindly accept our warmest congratulations

Yours Sincerely,
Mrs. Penny Kowalchuk
(Committee Secretary)

Internet header reads:

Return-Path: <[email protected]>
Delivered-To: [email protected]
Received: from localhost (localhost [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id 09DCF1F0054
for <[email protected]>; Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:26:45 -0400 (EDT)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at
X-Spam-Flag: YES
X-Spam-Score: 15.746
X-Spam-Level: ***************
X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=15.746 tagged_above=2 required=5
tests=[ADVANCE_FEE_2=2.049, ADVANCE_FEE_3=1.435, DEAR_SOMETHING=2.234,
US_DOLLARS_3=1.165] autolearn=spam
Received: from ([])
by localhost ( []) (amavisd-new, port 10024)
with ESMTP id FZCyNygveLwe for <[email protected]>;
Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:26:41 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from ( [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id 2B6BF1F0049
for <[email protected]>; Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:26:40 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from User (unverified []) by
(Vircom SMTPRS 4.6.741.0) with ESMTP id <[email protected]>;
Tue, 17 Aug 2010 02:24:18 -0700
X-Modus-BlackList: [email protected]=OK
X-Modus-Audit: FALSE;0;0;0
Reply-To: <[email protected]>
From: "Hyundai Group"<[email protected]>
Subject: ***JUNK MAIL*** Kindly accept our warmest Congratulations!!!
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:23:54 +0100
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2600.0000
Message-Id: <[email protected]>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

So, I'm just miffed that it took the committee near three years to decide that I'm worthy. Very Happy

Although I'm on the busy side, it's almost tempting to bait. However, if anyone else wants to play, feel free

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