A Scam Email with the Subject "Western union YES!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Jun 2010 01:00:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Western Union Payments"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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