A Scam Email with the Subject "THE HEAD OF WESTERN UNION IN ECOWAS COUNTRY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Jul 2010 05:04:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "DR, BISHOP JAMESON" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- -- LETTER OF NOTIFICATION FROM THE DESK OF DR. BISHOP JAMESON, THE HEAD OF WESTERN UNION IN WEST AFRICA, GLOBAL ACCESS, WESTERN UNION HOUSE QWS 910 KOFO ROAD ACCRA GHANA, WEST AFRICA Dear Sir, Congratulation?Congratulation?Congratulation?I wish to inform you that after a brief meeting with His Excellency the president of Libya Muammer Gaddafi also know as one of the president of one of the (Africa country), the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Good luck Jonathan, Prof.Attah Mills the president of the Federal Republic of Ghana,Togo,and Benin etc.I was mandated as the newly appointed director to immediately transfer your fund of (SIX MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR) that has been in our system for some time now, to you in your country. This fund was given to you by the AU (African union) and the government of those country listed above. we have being looking forward to you for some time now in other to inform you on how you can receive your fund, on my assumption to office I am knee on making immediate transfer to all outstanding foreign beneficiaries that are yet to receive their compensation, I want you to know that this fund was approved to those people who have been working with Africa for a very long time now and are yet to receive any money from Africa, this meeting was held in Tripoli in Libya on the 29th of March 2010. I am in the control room now, And I want you to act urgently in sending to me two to four receivers name, your ID and passport in other for us to know whom we are making transfer to and to avoid scam, so that you can receive your first bit transfer of TREE MILLION U.S today . I want you to send us four names that we will use to send you your funds by western union because our correspondents are there in LOME TOGO and BENIN waiting for you to send the names so that they can commence on the transfer immediately. The total fund that you are going to receive from western union is SIX MILLION U.S DOLLAR and this amount can not be transfer to you at once that is why you will have to send to us the two to four receiver names in which we are to make bit by bit transfer of ONE MILLION DOLLAR. to you without any form of delay. I want you to know that I was sent from South Africa because of this transaction. South Africa is our head office and now I am in charge of Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, and Benin, I have been able to make transfer of fund to the names that are in the western union system. And you are one of them, so now is the time for you to receive your fund without any form of delay Hence, you have to send us the following information, your passport or ID and as well your phone number in order for us to know whom we are dealing with and also to avoid scamming and for security purpose. Your urgent respond is needed. Regards, DR, BISHOP JAMESON THE HEAD OF WESTERN UNION MAIL:email@example.com