The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Western Union Money Transfer
From:  Western Union Money Transfer <>
Date:  Wed, 13 Oct 2010 01:01:30 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Western Union Money Transfer" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Oct 2010 01:01:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Western Union Money Transfer <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir / Madam,

For 156 years, Western Union has been connecting people. At Western Union , there's so much more than ac money you're sending. Every sender and receiver is important to us. To celebrate our 156th Anniversary Switzerland , we're rewarding our customers with prizes of USD250, 000.00
Because you sent money on-line, from an agent location or received money through Western Union , you've been selected.
However, you are required to forward the following information for immediate payment of your USD250, 000.00
1.) Bank Name:
2.) Beneficiary:
3.) Account Number:
4.) Bank Address:
5.) Swift Code or Routing Number:
6.) Your Mobile Telephone Number:
You will be contacted by a Western Union in the next 24 hours as soon as you forward your required information and you will receive the USD250, 000.00
prizes immediately from us.

Save time, send money, earn rewards! Western Union is a service people trust.
Thank you for using Western Union !
We endeavor to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your Information. We also endeavor to restrict Information access to our employees, agents and representatives that need to know it. Western Union will never disclose your personal or billing information to a third party