A Scam Email with the Subject "PICK UP YOUR FIRST FUND THROUGH HEADQUARTER WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 04 May 2010 21:00:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Frank uba"< firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention Dear! This is to bring to your notice that my office has taking over all the money Transaction originated from any part of African/ Europe and Asia counties etc. as Contract payment, Fund inheritance or Lottery Winning, Atm Debit cards, henceforth commercial banks, Security Companies, Atm Credit and Debit Union including any offshore payment centers are no more authorized to handle release of funds due to Unauthorized/incapability of financial Institutions/security companies In releasing such huge sum of money due to Fraud, terrorist and money Laundry activities going on world wide. 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 payment total sum of $2.5Million USD,via western union by this governemnt. I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up the $5000.00 usd to enable them 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 $120 (CERTIFICATE OF FUNDS LEGALITY) before they will realease the payment to you. Your payment of $5.000 is ready. To check your money enter WESTERN UNION WEBSITE BELOW: Website:WWW.westernunion.com CLICK TRACKING ENTER your MTCN Here Is The Senders Information Sender First Name: Jack Second Name: Mayo MTCN NUMBER... 940-525-5407 You are here by advise to call Director of Op ration DR john kevin on +2299828911, Email:(Reply to ( email@example.com) because he is the person in charge for your payment. email Him today. PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT, INSTRUCTION WAS GIVEN TO THE WESTERN UNION OFFICE BY THE BENIN REPUBLIC GOVERNMENT THAT BEFORE THE WILL PAY YOU THE $5,000 YOU MUST OBTAIN CERTIFICATE OF FUNDS LEGALITY FROM THE BENIN REPUBLIC HIGH COURT TO PROVE THAT YOU ARE THE TRUE BENEFICIARY TO BE PAYING VIA WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER AND THE CERTIFICATE COST $120 ONLY You will be receiving your payment of $5000.00 Us Dollars immediately you sent them their transfer charge of $120 and it will serve as re-confirmation of your file payment from the office in charge. Note that your $5.000 is placed on hold pending when you send them the $120 Dollars. Here is the information to send the charges of $120 RECEIVER-------------chidi nwakacha LOCATION CITY---------COTONOU-BENIN COUNTRY-----------------BENIN REPUBLIC TEXT QUESTION---------HOW LONG? ANSWER-----------TODAY AMOUNT--------------$120. SENDER NAME.......... MTCN NO................. Contact Person DR JOHN william Reply to Email:(firstname.lastname@example.org) phone.+2299828911 Be advise that the $120 is a compulsory as they told me that is only money you will pay before you receive your payment completely I am waiting for your call once you pick up this $5000.00 USD,Please email them your current telephone number and your details. Regards DR Frank uba