This email with the subject "TRACK YOUR PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Dec 2010 03:19:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Western Union®"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings We are notifying you base on the instruction giving to us by the UNITED NATION (ECOWAS), we are mandated to transfer a total sum of $500,000.00 USD to you through Western Union money transfer as a compensation fund. According to detail information submitted to us by the United Nation to make a first installment payment of $5000 USD allow per day, after payment was made by the Secretary of United Nation/ECOWAS through our office in West Africa (Nigeria), We later discover that what we received from the United Nation was a wrong detail by their Secretary and correction is not yet to be made on the information above UNTIL you dully reconfirm your information's to us. 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 $175 for(CERTIFICATE OF FUNDS LEGALITY) before they will release the payment to you.Your payment of $5.000 is ready. Click on the following link to track your payment: https://wumt.westernunion.com/asp/orderStatus.asp?country=global Here is the details: MTCN#== 7029309731 Sender's first name== Tony Sender's last name== Adams Text question==Truth Text answer==Honest Amount==$5000 You are hereby advise to call Director of Operation Mr. John Emenike,Email: email@example.com Reply ( ) 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 FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA GOVERNMENT THAT BEFORE THEM WILL PAY YOU THE $5,000 YOU MUST OBTAIN CERTIFICATE OF FUNDS LEGALITY FROM THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA HIGH COURT TO PROVE THAT YOU ARE THE TRUE BENEFICIARY TO BE PAYING VIA WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER immediately you sedt the charge of $175 for the obtain of your CERTIFICATE OF FUNDS LEGALITY 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 the $175 Dollars. Here is the information to send the charges of $175 RECEIVERS NAME---Mrs. Chinwe C. Nwaeke ADDRESS------------------24, Ibusa Road Lagos Nigeria TEXT QUESTION------------WHAT BATCH. TEXT ANSWER---------------.BATCH 1 AMOUNT TO BE PAID--------$175USD Contact person: Name of contact Mr John Emenike Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Be advise that the $175 is compulsory as they told me that is the 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 Mr.Adedeji J. Adebeyi -- Р”Р°РЅРЅРѕРµ СЃРѕРѕР±С‰РµРЅРёРµ (РІРєР»СЋС‡Р°СЏ Р»СЋР±С‹Рµ РІР»РѕР¶РµРЅРёСЏ) РјРѕР¶РµС‚ СЃРѕРґРµСЂР¶Р°С‚СЊ РєРѕРЅС„РёРґРµРЅС†РёР°Р»СЊРЅСѓСЋ РёРЅС„РѕСЂРјР°С†РёСЋ Рё Р±С‹С‚СЊ РїСЂРµРґРЅР°Р·РЅР°С‡РµРЅРЅС‹Рј РёСЃРєР»СЋС‡РёС‚РµР»СЊРЅРѕ РґР»СЏ Р»РёС‡РЅРѕСЃС‚Рё РёР»Рё РѕСЂРіР°РЅРёР·Р°С†РёРё, РєРѕС‚РѕСЂРѕР№ РѕРЅРѕ Р°РґСЂРµСЃРѕРІР°РЅРѕ. Р•СЃР»Рё Р’С‹ РЅРµ СЏРІР»СЏРµС‚РµСЃСЊ РЅР°РґР»РµР¶Р°С‰РёРј Р°РґСЂРµСЃР°С‚РѕРј, С‚Рѕ РЅР°СЃС‚РѕСЏС‰РёРј Р’С‹ СѓРІРµРґРѕРјР»РµРЅС‹, С‡С‚Рѕ Р»СЋР±РѕРµ СЂР°СЃРєСЂС‹С‚РёРµ, РєРѕРїРёСЂРѕРІР°РЅРёРµ, СЂР°СЃРїСЂРѕСЃС‚СЂР°РЅРµРЅРёРµ РёР»Рё РёСЃРїРѕР»СЊР·РѕРІР°РЅРёРµ СЃРѕРґРµСЂР¶Р°РЅРёСЏ СЌС‚РѕРіРѕ СЃРѕРѕР±С‰РµРЅРёСЏ СЃС‚СЂРѕРіРѕ Р·Р°РїСЂРµС‰РµРЅРѕ. --