This email with the subject "Western union payment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Jun 2010 14:27:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr Mark James"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
There is an issue with the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER in the amount of $1,500,000.00 USD directed in cash credited to file,KTU/9023118308/03, at the owner of this email address.The International Monetary Fund contacted us for your compensation a couple of hours ago due to your allocated security code.
They said that they choose to send it to an email address instead of a name. We are unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address,so we require some more information in order to complete this transfer.
FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:
MOBILE PHONE NUMBER:
MARITAL STATUS AND AGE:
In order to resolve this problem,please email via Western Union Solicitors Fund Verification Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
As soon as this information is received,and you have comply with the requirements of payment of the western union charges, payment will be made to your nominated bank account or at the counter directly from the Western Union transfering Bank.
When emailing,please use reference number 250-147 for our mutual convenience.
THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER,OFFICE NIGERIA BRANCH.
Mr Mark James.
Western Union Payments