This email with the subject "Contact Western Union office Special New Bonus" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Feb 2010 15:22:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Western Union Office <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Welcome to Western Union
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Contact Person: Mr BENJAMIN OBI
Tele phone Number: +229-988-922-44.
Western Union office Special New Bonus
ATTENTION DEAR CUSTOMER:
This is to notify you about the latest development concerning all the payment that are left in our custody, which yours are inclusive,Besides your where given a bill of $550 in order to receive your payment of which we didnât hear from you for sometime now....
Hence, our Western Union is now offering a Special BONUS to help all our customers that are having their payment in our custody due to of prices. In order words we are now requesting that those involve should pay only the sum of $125 to receive all their payment abandoned in our custody.
Besides, my dear, this is the opportunity for you and have to comply and your funds shall be transfer to your designated address.But remember that after (3 DAYS) you did not make the payment then we will divert your funds to Government Fund, to avoid problem or we will cancel the payment for this Month until next 5 months because this year is not like last year.
Again after (THREE DAYS ) We will enter A new project for the year and that is the reason why we decided to help to all our customers before we enter into the new project.So be advise to send the $125 immediately so that we will register your payment and for to start receive $5,000 as from tomorrow.
Be advise that there is no time again for we to call any person on phone unless you will call +229-988-922-44
NB: DO LET ME KNOW THAT YOU GOT THIS MAIL FOR RECORD PURPOSES ONLY.
THANKS FOR OUR PATRONAGE,
FORIGN OPERATION MANAGER
WESTERN UNION OFFICE BENIN REPUBLIC .