This email with the subject "Urgent Notification on your Western Union Payment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Mar 2010 16:14:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Info UAB" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM OFFICE OF THE WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER. HANOVER HOUSE, 10 CAMELOT CLOSE, THEMES MEAD, LONDON, L70 1NL, UNITED KINGDOM. WEB SITE: www.westernunion.com http://site.www.westernunion.com/ Dear Beneficiary, There is an issue with the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER in the amount of USD$ 149,024.00. Directed in cash credited to file WUMT/0378449773/09, at the owner of this email address which is you. The International Monetary Fund contacted us for your compensation a couple of hours ago due to your allocated security code. We are unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address, so we require your signature and attestation in order to complete this transfer. Your signature and particulars is required for the immediate release and payment of your funds (USD$149,024.00).I wish to notify you that your Western Union details concerning your funds (USD$149,024) has been released. Please visit the Western Union website (www.westernunion.com) and check the status of your funds using the information below: THIS IS YOUR FUNDS' STATUS. Go to www.westernunion.com then clickâ Transfer Status' Input the MTCN and Sender's name, it will notify you that your money (USD$149,024.00) has been picked up. We picked it up for your safety until your claim. MTCN: 479-835-3070 Sender's Name: Richard White Test Question:?? Answer:?? As soon as this information is received, a scanned copy of your Receipt containing pickup details will be sent to you for pickup at your local western union outlet (USD$4,000 3-times a week until the successful transfer completion to you), having complied with the Western Union terms and conditions as regards its charges. For further information, You can reach me with my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org.When emailing, include the Ref # (250-33) for security reasons and Waiting urgently. INFORMATION DESK: Western Union Money Transfer