Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "WESTERN UNION PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Jul 2010 09:11:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was WESTERN UNION <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir / Madam,

For 156 years, Western Union has been connecting people. At Western Union , there's so much more than money you're sending. Every sender and receiver is important to us. To celebrate our 156th anniversary, we're rewarding our customers with prize of USD $800,000.00 {EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ONLY}


Because you sent money on-line, from an agent location or received money through Western Union or you receive this email from us, you've been selected.


However, you are required to forward the following information for immediate payment of your USD $800, 000.00


1.) Bank Name:

2.) Beneficiary Name:

3.) Account Number:

4.) Bank Address:

5.) Swift Code or Routing Number:

6.) Your Full name and Mobile Telephone Number:


You will be contacted by a Western Union in the next 24 hours as soon as you forward your required information and you will receive the USD $800, 000.00 prize immediately from us.


Save time, send money, earn rewards! Western Union is a service people trust.




 Thank you for using Western Union !

We endeavor to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your Information. We also endeavor to restrict Information access to our employees, agents and representatives that need to know it. Western Union will never disclose your personal or billing information to a third party.