A Scam Email with the Subject "TRACKING MTCN: CONTACT WESTERN UNION NOW FOR YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 11:05:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Tom Williams <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
How are you today?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 full compensation payment total sum of $1.5Million USD,via western union by this government.I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but you did not pick up my calls through out that yesterday even this morning.Now,I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up the $5000.00 usd to enable us 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 $98 before they will release the payment to you.
Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the $5000.00 usd and call Director of Operation Dr. Douglas Hall because he is the person in charge for your payment so that he can send you another payment today,phone line +229 987 99955,Email:(firstname.lastname@example.org) email Him once you picked up the $5000.00 USD today.Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00; which you will be receiving your payment $5000.00 Us Dollars immediately you sent them their transfer charge of $98 and it will serve as re-confirmation of your file payment from the office in charge.
So you are to re-confirm to them the below information,
Your. Test question------
Here Is The Senders Information
Senders First Name:Gardenia
Senders Second Name:Fowler
And We Are Waiting For You To Send The $98 Today
TEXT QUESTION--HOW LONG?
Be advise that the $98 is a compulsory as they told me that is only money you will pay until you receive your payment completely I am waiting for your call once you pick up this $5000.00 usd,Please email me your direct telephone number because I need to be calling you once we send any payment for the information.