This email with the subject "WESTERN UNION PAYMENT APPROVAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 18 Sep 2010 04:47:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Western Union®"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: Beneficiary, Be informed that your part-payment of (US$950.000.00) from International Monetary Fund Unit (IMF) has been approved to transfer via our department of Western Union, Meanwhile your urgent respond is highly needed with the re-confirmation of your details where and how to receive your funds in our office such as: Your Name: Country: State/City: Telephone: Also the payment of US$5,000.00 has already been made through Western Union for you to pick it up, but before you can have access to pick up your first payment you are required to pay sum of (US$97 ) for reactivating of your payment files KTU/9023118308 and also to ensure you are the right person to receive the fund. Upon receipt of the Activation fee, we shall forward the payment details of the first transfer of US$5,000.00 to you and you can pick it up at any Western Union in your country. You can easily get back to us via email or telephone # for more details while the amount you will be confirming daily is (US$5,000.00) starting from the day we receive the Activation fee. You can also use the name below to send the Activation Fee via Western Union or money gram and send to us the payment details: Receiver Name:.......Ginikanwa Innocent Country::.......Benin Republic. City::....... Cotonou Text Q::....... How? Text A::.......Fine MTCN Number#,...... Sender's Name:....... Here is the e-mail address you can contact us and also the person that can work on your files after you made the payment of US$97 Contact: Rev. Benedict Hopewell. E-Mail :(email@example.com) Direct line: +229 99 95 05 68 We are looking forward to hear from you. Your's in service Mrs. Josephine Diouf Western Union® Headquarter Benin.