The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic

Subject:  THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER!!!
From:  Western Union Management!!! <western.alertservice@gmail.com>
Date:  Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:01:57 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:01:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Western Union Management!!! <western.alertservice@gmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Hello, There is an issue with the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER in the amount of $20,000.00 USD (Twenty Thousand United State Dollars)directed in cash credited to file KTU/ 9023118308/03, at the owner of this email address.The International Monetary Fund contacted us for your compensation a couple of hours ago due to your allocated security code. They said that they choose to send it to an email address instead of a name. We are unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address,so we require some more information in order to complete this transfer. FULL NAME: FULL CONTACT ADDRESS: OCCUPATION: MOBILE PHONE: MARITAL STATUS AND AGE: MARRIED: In order to resolve this problem,please email via Western Union Solicitors Fund Verification Department: western.alertservice@gmail.com) As soon as this information is received,and you have complied with the requirements of payment of the western union charges,payment will be made to your nominated bank account or at the counter directly from The Western Union Transfering Bank. When emailing,please use reference number 250-153 for our mutual convenience. THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER,OFFICE NIGERIA BRANCH. Sincerely, Mr FEMI COKER . Western Union Payments.