This email with the subject "PICK UP THE FIRST $5000.00USD" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 22 Feb 2011 02:28:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was WESTERNUNIONOFFICE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
How are you today? I write to inform you that we have sent you $5000.00USD through Western Union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment of $1.8Million USD via western union by the United Nation Government. I have been trying to give you the information, but internet hackers were many and we do not have any means of reaching you for over two weeks now and even this morning. So,I decided to email you the MTCN and Sender's Name so that you can pick up this $5000.00 USD to enable us send another Â5000.00 Pounds by tomorrow as you knows we will be sending you only $5000.00 USD per day.Please pick up this information, you are to run fast to any western Union in your country to pick up the $5000.00 USD and send us e-mail back so we can send you another payment tomorrow as soon as possible. Manager Mr Peter Johnson Tell: +234-805-257-5611 +234-806-370-4267 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail me once you picked up this $5000.00 USD today. Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00 USD, MTCN :___________________9127369286 SENDER'S NAME:___________DAVE SMITH TEXT QUESTION:___________HONEST ANSWER:__________________TRUST AMOUNT SENT______________$5000.00 USD I am waiting for your E-mail once you pick up $5000.00 USD, For more Information Call Tell: +234-805-257-5611 +234-806-370-4267 Thanks Mr Peter Johnson