A Scam Email with the Subject "Good news your payment has been sent Via Western Union," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 06 May 2010 08:20:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr.Joy Frank" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
How are you today? I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5000.00 usd dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment total sum of $1.5Million USD, via western union by this government. I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but you did not pick up my calls through out that yesterday even this morning. Now, I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up the $5000.00 usd to enable us send another $5000.00 usd today as you know we will be sending you only $5000.00 usd per day. And it was agreed that you will pay the sum of $153 before they will release the payment to you.
Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the $5000.00 usd and call Director of Operation Sir. Hillary Berry because he is the person in charge for your payment so that he can send you another payment today, phone line +229 98 800 986, Email :( firstname.lastname@example.org ) email Him once you picked up the $5000.00 USD today. Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00; which you will be receiving your payment $5000.00 Us Dollars immediately you sent them their transfer charge of $153 and it will serve as re-confirmation of your payment file from the office in charge.
So you are to re-confirm to them the below information,
Your. Test question------
Here Is The Payment information of your first payment that has been transfer but it's still on hold till you send the transfer charge so you can track it now and confirm that it's available for pick up then once you send the transfer charge today, we will release it immediately to enable you pick it today.
Money Transfer Control Number (M.T.C.N): 5321839137
Senders First Name: Joy
Senders Last Name: Frank
Question: From UK
And We Are Waiting For You To Send The $153 Today
Be advise that the $153 is compulsory and that is only money you will pay until you receive your payment completely I am waiting for your call once you pick up this $5000.00 usd, Please email me your direct telephone number because I need to be calling you once we send any payment for the informationâs..