This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Dec 2010 10:16:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Welcome to Western Union" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Welcome to Western Union Send Money Worldwide Contact Person: Mr. Collins Oliver EMAIL: email@example.com PHONE NUMBER: +234 705 7019 111 ATTENTION BENEFICIARY, This is to let you know that we have finally transferred your first $5000.00 USD and the receiver information is below, But bear it in mind that before you can be able to pick this $5000.00 USD that you must first of all send us the transfer fee which is $98 only. As soon as you send this $98, your payment will be release and you can then pick it up. Track the information now to confirm that the first payment is available for pick up. www.westernunion.com MTCN: 8134850331 Senderâs First Name: Merete Senderâs Last Name: Kristensen Test Question: God: Answer: Honest Track it here by clicking this Website: www.westernunion.com and confirm this $5000.00 USD payment available to pick up by you as soon as you send the $98 transfer fee. Use the below information to send the $98 transfer fee today through Western Union. Receivers Name: Jim Powell Address: 154 Airport road, Benin city, Edo State County: Nigeria Text Question: Relationship Answer: Friend Amount: $98 MTCN,.... Thanks for patronising western union over the years, Looking forward to your soonest response. YOURS SINCERELY MR COLLINS OLIVER. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org FOREIGN OPERATION MANAGER WESTERN UNION, WEST AFRICA. -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.