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Subject: Fw: Attn:Customer From Western Union Office

From: minerva zarza <>

This email with the subject "Fw: Attn:Customer From Western Union Office" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Aug 2008 06:50:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was minerva zarza <>, although it may have been spoofed.

....<i checked this online with
 western union....status is "picked up".......THIS IS A SCAM!!!!!!!!

--- On Fri, 29/8/08, Mr.Richard George <> wrote:
From: Mr.Richard George <>
Subject: Attn:Customer From Western Union Office
Date: Friday, 29 August, 2008, 12:49 AM

Send Money Worldwide


Following just the email sent to this Western Union Office through the(IMF
OFFICE) and Note, an Order has passed from the President (YAR'ADUA), for
immediate payment of US$1.700,000.00 (One Million,Seven Hundred Thousand United
State Dollars) was discused today to be paid and can only be paid through this
Western Union Money Transfer Department of Nigeria. This is to help us
check-mate all the Fraudlent activities going on here in Nigeria and Africa at

Please be informed that this funds are coming directly from the International
Monetary Funds headquarters and we are assign only to pay beneficiaries once
they meet their financial obligations.

We are sending you a scanned copy of your western union transfer slip for
confirmation in respect of your approved first pay-out of $20,000 every 7 hour,
this will enable you walk into any western union shop of your choice and pick up
your funds.

After a meeting that was held in the office of the Presidency in regards to
this, we have agreed to pay you a total of US$20,000.00 in every Seven Hours (7
) until the funds US$1.7 Million is completely paid as agreed in today's

Below is the Money Control Number (MTCN): 7665438245.

Amount: $10,000 USD
MTCN NO: 7665438245
first name: MARK STEVEN
last name: JAMES

Note that this money We gave to you the details today was only investigated and
approved to release through your Email Address, But does not bear your name as
the receiver's

We requested that you send to us your full receiving NAMES immediately for your
payment confirmation. this is Only for the names of reciever to be activated to
your own name through our officer incharge at the counter here in Nigeria and
start receiving your money as advice to be paid to you Bit by Bit.

Therefore advice you to re-confirm us your Full Name only to enable this office
Change immediately and sign to your own name for easy collection and to enable
you walk into any western union shop of your choice and pick up your funds.

PLEASE do not bother going to pick up this Funds because you may be arrested as
the does not bear your name as the receiver yet. (ADVICE)

Therefore, we ADVICE you to email back immediately you recieve this message to
enable us advice with more details of claim.

Call me immediately on my direct phone +234-803-417-0264 for urgent directives
and recieve your Funds. Sincerely,
Richard George
Western Union Payments

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