A Scam Email with the Subject "CONTACT THE WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER PAYING AGENT MR. RAYMOND EJIDE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Mar 2009 08:48:57 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Federal Ministry Of Finance" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- FROM THE DESK OF DR. OSUSU O.OSUSU FINANCIAL MINISTER OF FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF BENIN. FOREIGN CONTRACTOR PAYMENT OFFICE. Attn: Beneficiary, We the federal ministry of finance Benin Republic wish to notify you of your payment inherittance funds of (Eight hundred thousand United state dollars) I mean $800,000.00 dollars. After the meeting held on the 18th of march 2009, His Exellence the PRESIDENT OF FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF BENIN DR. YAYI BONI, has Instructed this Department to send your inherittance funds through western union money transfer for quick collection of your inheritted funds without any further delay and to avoid you paying money to the fraudsters. You are required to forward your name and address where you want your funds to be send through western union money transfer and the maximium amount the western union money transfer will send to you per day starting from tomorrow is $5,000 dollars three times which is $15,000.00 dollars you will be receiving every day. This payment via western union money transfer will last for atleast 40 working days for your earlier information and you are required to send the sum of $135 dollars only for the Re-newing and re-confirmation of your contract inherittance payment file that was Deposited in this office with your name. Fill the form below and forward it to the western union paying agent Mr.Raymond Ejide, together with the requested $135 dollars: Your Receiver,s name__________________ Your country__________________________ your city_____________________________ Your text question_____________________ Your answer__________________________ Your Telphone number____________________________ Contact the western union paying agent with below information's: Contact Person: Mr. Raymond Ejide DIRECT TEL: +229 97 09 33 79 . EMAILS: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com As soon as the western union money transfer paying agent confirm this $135 dollars from you today for the re-newing and re-confirmation of your contract payment file, they will start sending your funds to you each day $5,000 dollars three times per day you will be receiving through western union money transfer. Send this $135 dollars through any western union office nearest to you using the name and address below: Receiver name ---------- Prince Ajaa. Country-------------------Benin Republic City--------------------Cotonou. Test Question---------------5+5? Test Answer-----------------10 Amount------------------------$135 dollars. only The western union paying agent Mr.Raymond Ejide, is waiting to receive the western union payment information's today and Please if you know your not among the beneficiaries do not send any money to the western union paying agent. But if you know your among the beneficiaries who receive this mail from us you go ahead and send this $135 dollars and you start receiving your approved awaiting payment of $800,000.00 dollars through Western union money transfer. I will also advise you to call the paying agent Mr.Raymond Ejide, immediately you sent him the western union money transfer control numbers.. Yours in service. Dr. Osusu O. Osusu -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.