This email with the subject "CONTACT WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER FOR YOUR PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Nov 2010 20:11:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Mr.Stephen Nathanael <>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, Surprise to hear from us this Message is from Federal Ministry of Finance Benin, This is to let you know that After the board meeting held at our headquarters today, We have finally concluded with Bank of Africa Benin to release your Inheritance payment ATM CARD $1.7 Million to you because you can not be able to withdraw the atm card due to the atm master card contain large money on it. Now the payment made through Western Union New Branch Office today, total payment you are going to be receive each day is $5000.00 until they send it Completed. First Payment has been send: MTCN:028-157-5285 NOTE; this payment was directed to be made available in your name but you have to re-new your Payment file with $128.00 as to enable them purchasing of your transfer file to prevent illegal transfer before you pick it up.. I told him to keep sending you $5000.00 daily until the payment of $1.7 Million is completed, again re-confirm your address to them by avoid sending it to wrong person so that they will be sure; Receiver's Name.......... Receiver's Address......... Your Country................. Tell Number.................... Please, contact: Dr.Williams Joe to the below E-mail and make sure you call him to give you Sender Name & Question and Answer to pick up your First Payment ok and let me know when you confirm it all. Dr.Williams Joe. western union department Africa Bank Benin, Tel Phone:+229-98563136 E-mail: ( email@example.com ) Regards, Mr.Stephen Nathanael