This email with the subject "Dear fund beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Oct 2010 10:46:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Chiko Nwaude." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear fund beneficiary, I need to know if you have been ready to pick up the $5000 sent to you this morning because We have concluded to effect your over due payment through western union mode of transfer but the maximum amount you will be receiving in a day is $5000 until your wining payment valued $2.8M USD is completely transferred to you. Meanwhile, Mr. Samson Julus have western union $5000 in your name this morning, So, you have to contact Western union office immediately for YOUR $5000 MTCN NUMBER: Contact person:(Dr. Harris Ray, Tell Phone +22998928935 E-mail:( email@example.com ) Ask him to give you the mtcn,sender name,text question and answer to pick the $5000 USD sent in your name this morning. Also you should re-confirm your informations to him both your phone number and address. YOUR INHERITANCE/CONTRACT WILL BE IMMEDIATE RELEASE VIA WESTERN UNION MODE OF TRANSFER. Thanks, Barr. Chiko Nwaude.