This email with the subject "Happy New Year: My Good Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 06 Jan 2010 08:00:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was PETER RON <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Happy New Year: My Good Friend,
This is the Embassy office in Benin Republic West Africa. I am hereby inform you that your payment have located to the Embassy Office here and sent to you from the Western Union department this morning, all your payment transfering Papers were completed now, and your first payment has been sent to you this morning in the Amount of $2,500. but only fee you will pay now is for your Payment Slip Immunity Official Stamp, which cost sum $93.00, that is what you need to do and start picking up your payment without any further delay because all the necessary Papers were completed.
You should Track your first Payment with www.westernunion.com then you will see track and click it, when it open you will see the 3 widows where you will write the MTCN Number, sender first and second name below,
MTCN : 0831933370
Then You will see your first $2,500. avaliable to pick up by receiver which is you as it sent to your name.
You should track this MTCN first: 0831933370, and send the required fee of $93.00 immediately, in order to Stamp the Immunity Payment Slip, then you will go direct to the Western Union and pick up your payment and get back to us for further sending the rest of Fund to you.
You should send the fee below this information,
Receiver_____________ Mr Eze Basil.
No 455 agbokou ankpa road opposite Cotonou.
Country______________ Benin Republic.
Do not delay any further to send the fee, to enable you to pick up the first payment tomorrow and start sending you the rest as i said. My email, email@example.com
Mr. Jeffery Vayra Jain, The Embassy in Republic of Benin West African.