A Scam Email with the Subject "TRACK YOUR MONEY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 25 Dec 2010 12:13:55 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Western Union"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is to bring to your notice that my office has taking over all the money Transaction originated from any part of African/ Europe and Asia counties etc. as Contract payment, Fund inheritance or Lottery Winning, Atm Debit cards, henceforth commercial banks, Security Companies, Atm Credit and Debit Union including any offshore payment centers are no more authorized to handle release of funds due to Unauthorized/incapability of financial Institutions/security companies In releasing such huge sum of money due to Fraud, terrorist and money Laundry activities going on world wide. I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5000.00 USD dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your payment total sum of $500.000.00 USD, via western union by this government. 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. To check your money enter WESTERN UNION WEBSITE BELOW: Website: https://wumt.westernunion.com/asp/orderStatus.asp?country=global CLICK TRACKING ENTER your MTCN Here Is The Senders Information; MTCN#==7029309731 Sender's first name== TONY Sender's last name== ADAMS Text question==Truth Text answer==Honest Amount==$5000 You are hereby advice to call Director of Operation Mr. Barrett Johnson, Email: Reply (email@example.com ) 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 send 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---Chinwe C. Nwaeke ADDRESS---------------Lagos Nigeria TEXT QUESTION------------WHAT BATCH. TEXT ANSWER---------------.BATCH 1 AMOUNT TO BE PAID--------$175USD Contact person: Name of contact Mr. Barrett Johnson, 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. Barrett Johnson