This email with the subject "WESTERN UNION OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENT," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:29:49 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was William Moore <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
WESTERN UNION OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENT,
THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS OFFICE WAS INSTRUCTED TO PAY YOUR FUND $1.2 MILLION USA DOLLARS BY AMERICA AND EUROPEAN SECURITY LEADING TEAM AND AMERICA REPRESENTATIVE EMBASSY BETWEEN NOW TILL END OF FEBUARY 2011, PER DAY YOU WILL RECEIVE THE SUM OF $5,000 DOLLARS HOWEVER BE INFORMED THAT WE HAVE SEND THE SUM OF $5,000 DOLLARS THIS MORNING TO AVOID CANCELLATION OF YOUR PAYMENT YOU HAVE ONLY FOUR HOURS TO CALL THIS OFFICE UPON THE RECEIPT OF THIS EMAIL THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT YOU WILL BE RECEIVING PER A DAY STARTING FROM TODAY IS $5,000 IN THREE DIFFERENT PAYMENTS .
FURTHERMORE YOU ADVISED TO CALL THE WESTERN UNION DIRECTOR MR VICTOR BROWN AS THE INSTRUCTION WAS PASSED THAT WITHIN FOUR HOURS WITHOUT HEARING FROM YOU.YOUR PAYMENT WILL BE CANCELLED.IN ADDITION TO THIS; THE NUMBER TO CALL IS BELOW LISTED MANAGER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF FUND RELEASE ORDER:
DIRECTOR IN CHARGE: MR. VICTOR BROWN
OFFICE PHONE: +229 6627 1979
OFFICE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org