This email with the subject "Glorious news for you my friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 31 Jul 2008 10:44:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
HEAD OFFICE WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER LOME TOGO. Agricultural Development Bank Western Union Afloa Ghana/Togo Border, Lome, 941, Togo. DEAR FRIEND, Am please to inform you that your winning prize from the Yahoo free lottery company, has being forwarded to us here in the Western Union Sub Zonal Office here in West Africa, for easy transfer to you bit by bit without any delay as soon as we hear from you now. My friend, I which to formally inform you that, for the pass two weeks now I have been issuing (CONTROL NUMBERS) to some lucky winners as forwarded by the Lottery Company Dispatch Officer. You may do well to get back to me with Two new names tomorrow morning your time so that you can at least receive up to $500,000 USD before the end of this week as part payment of your winning prize in our possession right now. Note: the reason why we ask you to send two new names is to enable us start with the transfer of your winning prize to the names bit by bit, so that you will not encounter any stress from retrieving your funds over there in your Country , each name will receive $5,000 Us Dollars at a time for security reason. Please my Friend, I want you to reconfirm the below information's to us so that there will not be any mistake during the process of transfer. 1. NAME IN FULL 2.MARITAL STATUS 3.AGE 4.OCCUPATION 5.TEL/FAX/MOBILE 6.NAME OF LOTTERY COMPANY THAT DECLARE YOU AS A WINNER 7.PICTURE PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENSE. 8. DATE OF WINNING NOTIFICATION INCLUDING THE DOCUMENTS PRESENTED TO YOU, IF ANY. My friend, upon receipt of the above information to be reconfirm here on your favor we will proceed with the first transfer of the MTCN NUMBERS to the first two names you will send to us now. I am looking forward to hear from you through the office hotlines +233-243-391-165. REGARDS. DR FAROOK HARRY, DIRECTOR GENERAL, WESTERN UNION LOME, TOGO.