Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Payment Confirmation!

From: Western Union Headquarter Benin <>

This email with the subject "Payment Confirmation!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 May 2010 01:33:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Western Union Headquarter Benin <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attn: Beneficiary,

Be informed that your part-payment of (US$950.000.00) from International Monetary Fund Unit (IMF) has been approved to transfer via our department of Western Union, Meanwhile your urgent respond is highly needed with the re-confirmation of your details where and how to receive your funds our office such as: Your Name: Country: State and City.
Also the payment of US$10.000.00 has already been made through Western Union for you to pick it up, But Due to there are so many scams on the Internet, You are required to pay sum of (US$195.00)to Activate your payment files and also to ensure you are the right person to receive the fund. Upon receiption of the Activation fee, we shall forward the payment details of the first transfer of US$10.000.00 to you and you can pick it up any Western Union in your country.
You can easily get back to us via email or telephone# for more details while the amount you will be confirming daily is (US$10.000.00) starting from the day we receive the Activation fee.
You can also use the name below to send the Activation Fee via Western Union and send to us the payment details:
RECEIVER NAME::::::::::::::::::::::::JOHN  MMORBA
COUNTRY:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::REPUBLIC OF BENIN
CITY     ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::COTONUO
ANSWER  ::::::::::::::::::::::::001
MTCN Number#, Sender's Name:
Here is the e-mail address you can contact us and also the person can work on your files after you made the payment of US$195.00:
Director ;Mr.Ik Anthony
Tel# +229-971-540-62
E-mail (
We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Mr. Andy  Kamara
Thank you.