This email with the subject "YOUR WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER OF $5000" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 01 May 2010 04:26:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs.Esther Sawadogo" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
There is an issue involving $3.7MUSD which was called to Our Bank(CAPITAL CITY BANK) from THE FEDRAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF BENIN REPUBLIC concerning your compensation of $3.700,000.00 USD has been forwarded to Western Union Money Transfer and An instruction has come directly from Mr.Jona Akim of Ministry Of Finance.
He asked us to start sending your fund installmentally $5000 per a day through western union money transfer.This type of transfer means you will be recieving $5000 every day through western union until the total of $3.7MUSD is completely transfered to you.
Today,our bank has effected your first payment of $5000 through western union.
Now you have to Contact Dr. David Williams on his contact below as he is the person incharge of your payment.
The Western union Agent is:
Name:Dr. David Williams
Money sent Though Cornelis Zwaagstra, amount sent $5,000.00 to you today. So contact Dr. David Williams on above email address and tell him to give you needed information and also for him to help you pick the $5,000.00.
Recomfirm your address
(1)Your Full name: .................
(2)Your Phone number: ...................
(3)Your Contact address: ..................
(4)Your Age: .....................................
You will also have to send them the tax clearance charges of $137usd [as per the instruction from the International Monetary Fund(I.M.F office)]Pls contact Dr. David Williams ASAP and send them the fee for them to send you the pick up information for your first $5000 payment.
Mrs. Esther Sawadogo.
Western Union Department,