This email with the subject "YOUR FIRST PAYMENT HAS BEEN SENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 Nov 2008 20:14:11 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DR.RICHARD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention, Dear Beneficiary How are you today?I write to inform you that we have already sent you USD5000.00 Dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment total sum of $1.2Million USD,via western union by this governemnt. I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but you did not pick up my calls through out that yesterday even this morning.Now,I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up the USD5000.00 to enable us send another USD5000.00 today as you know we will be sending you only USD5000.00 per day. Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the USD5000.00 and call Director of Opration Mr Tony Jame, because he is the person incharge for your payment so that he can send you another payment today.phone line +229-9369-7631,Emai(email@example.com) call or email Him once you picked up the USD5000.00 today. Here is the western union information to pick up the USD5000.00; Sender First Name:John Atkinson MTCN:383 516 7847 Question:Who made you? Answer:God Amount: $5000 I am waiting for your call once you pick up this USD5000.00,Please email me your direct telephone number because I need to be calling you once we send any payment for the informations. Thank, Barrister Alstar Wason.