Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "westernunion@ payments" <>

This email with the subject "YOUR PAYMENT DETAILS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Mar 2009 20:52:20 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "westernunion@ payments" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


ATTENTION: Receipient
Please be informed that this funds are coming directly from the International Monetary Funds headquarters and we are only to pay beneficiaries once they meet their financial obligations. Also note that Western Union is not allowed to make all payment at once via western union money transfer due to the way the funds came to our department and for security reasons, upon of your fees and your International Remittance File purchased, you are receiving a first pay-out of $10,000.00 USD which is made into two halves which will enable you walk into any Western Union office close to you and pick up your funds. Note that the remaining funds/payment will be made install mentally in the following order:
(1). $10,000 USD made payable to you from the Western Union.
(2). $850,000 USD made payable to you via bank wire transfer from our designated paying bank.
Upon receipt of the fee for the purchasing of your international remittance files, you are are receiving your first pay-out of $10,000.00 USD. According to the section 636(1) of the LPN CAF of the 1999 constitution regarding a contract like you will have to make the payment of  $50 USD so as to enable the purchasing of your inheritance files to prevent illegal transfer of your funds or any form of hindrance.
Here are details of your money transfer of $10,000 USD made on your behalf but it has no receiver's name yet until you remit the  $50 USD to us before we can purchase the inheritance files with your name and put your name as the receiver. Meanwhile your receiver's name is highly needed. Below is the information you will use to send us the fee  $50 USD via western union.
Receiver Name: Osita Okechukwu
Country------------------------------Benin Republic
Text question---------------------------Transfer code
Then after you have made the payment, you can send the payment information to our email written below together with your receiver's name.
Phone: +229-960-80-650
As soon as we receive the payment of  $50 USD from you and it's confirmed, we will put your name as the receiver of the funds and you will go to any western union and pick up the money.
Amount: $5,000 USD
Amount: $5,000 USD
Sender's First Name: Osita
Sender's last Name: Okechukwu
You can log onto our and track your transfer and see that your money is there but needed the above stated fee to redirect the transfer to you for your easy pick up. Note that within 72hrs if you do not remit the required  $50 USD which has already been made ($10,000) it will be withdraw back and remember that the money details given to you does not bear your name as the receiver until you make the payment of the $50 USD.
Get back to us through our Email:( with the payment informations once you made the payment also you can call on my direct line if you have any question OK.
Call for confirmation of receipt of this message on +229-960-80-650
Waiting on your email once you have made the payment.
Have a good day.

Yours in service,
Mr. Christophe Lawson (ESQ)
Direct line:+22996-080-650
Western Union®Payments

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