This email with the subject "IMPORTANT MESSAGE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:13:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER Welcome to Western Union Send Money Worldwide Burdett House, 15-16 Buckingham Street, London,,WC2N 6DU United Kingdom UK Debt Management Office FAX NUMBER: + 44-7905981600 REF NO: 250-153 FILE NUMBER: KTU/ 9023118308/03 Dear Winner, There is an issue with the Western Union Money Transfer in sum of $5.500,000:00USD (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) directed in cash because after our verification and our online system promotion your name and address won the high prize of the year so in that cause we award you as our beneficiary winner of this year because your details was the only one who truly won this prize and we ask you not to disregard your winnings because after sending some amount of money to united kingdom by transaction or to your friend's some months back with western union money transfer from your country, your marks top up to the percent of 80 in our data-base office and thereafter you make another transaction to Nigeria with western union that is where your e-mail and your details won you the sum of $5.500,000:00USD because we have monitors on our transfer system so your funds of $5.500,000:00USD has been approve today and we wish to announce it to you online and we also want you to confirm your details properly before we can register with the paying and transfer bank in order for them to make an Electronic wire transfer of this won prize direct to your bank account without you coming to London and have it yourself. Your email and your details won this prize because of your payment and our online promo this year and your details is the most details who got up to 100% marks in our data-base so we request to confirm your details before anything will commence and your credited file No Is KTU/ 9023118308/03, on your name as your elongated winner,this payment effected in a couple of hours ago due to your allocated security code.We are happy to inform you today via an email to re-confirm your complete details so that we could forward to the transfer and paying bank here in London so that they can make electronic wire transfer direct to your bank account,you are then required to confirm your details once more because we do not want to be reliable for any mistake,for your information this promo will be announced on BBC and CNN Network. WESTERN UNION CLAIMS FORM. 1). Full Name : 2). Address : 3). Country: 4). Tel : 5). Fax: 6). Sex: 7). Age: 8). Occupation: 9). Email: Note: that your payment(won prize) will be issue in a cash not in any form and we would only send you the bank details upon re-confirmation of your details and if any contact do not response to them as you are aware that there are too many scam e-mails going on in the Internet as we do not Operate with any third part in this regard, please when calling or emailing, please use reference number 250-153 for our mutual convenience and we would also send you this number in Our next mail to notify you properly. We are hoping to hear back from you as urgent to claim up your won prize,once more we would like to say a very big thank you for using Western Union Money Transfer. Do have a nice day and remain bless. (CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER) Best Regards Mr.Hunts Ferguson Western Union Agent. E-mail: email@example.com Lottery Promotion and chief announcer. Mrs.Linda Harley Mr.Ray Elliot WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER U.K