A Scam Email with the Subject "OFFICIAL WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER PART-PAYMENT NOTICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Dec 2010 03:05:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Western Union®"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mrs.Inga-Britt Ahlenius
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES
Internal Audit,Monitoring,Consulting And Investigations Division
RE: OFFICIAL WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER PART-PAYMENT NOTICE
My name is Mrs.Inga-Britt Ahlenius,from the United Nations.It is a distinct pleasure to write you again. As you are well aware many foreigners have invested thousands of United States Dollars into Nigeria transactions in Hopeless Dreams to have none of them become a reality.Your file is one of the approved legitimate beneficiaries to receive part-payment of US$10.5Million.
Right now,as directed by our secretary general Mr.Ban Ki-Moon,We have agreed with the Nigeria Government that US$100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) would be paid to you through the Western Union Money Transfer Via special arrangement as first installment.This is to enable you have enough funds to pay for the Tax Clearance and bank charges before you will receive the balance of US$10.4M (Ten Million Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only).
Please take note that you will pay US$100 only being Notarization fee and this is the only financial obligation that you will undertake to receive the US$100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only)through the Western Union Money Transfer.
Based on the above subject matter,I would like you to urgently respond to this message with your full name, address and telephone number so that I can process the Western Union Money Transfer on your behalf within the next 24 hours and release your fund.
Mrs. Inga-Britt Ahlenius.