This email with the subject "YOUR MTCN PICK UP DETAILS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Mar 2011 00:59:32 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was WESTERN UNION <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
There is an issue involving $2.5MUSD which was called to Our Bank(BANK OF
AFRICA) from THE FEDRAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF BENIN REPUBLIC.An
instruction has come directly from His Exelence the PRESIDENT OF FEDERAL
REPUBLIC OF BENIN DR YAYI BONI of Ministry Of Finance.
He asked us to start sending your fund installmentally $5000 per a day
through western union money transfer.This type of transfer means you will
be recieving $5000 every day through western union until the total of
$1.5MUSD is completely transfered to you.
Today,our bank has effected your first payment of $5000 through western
union.The Western union Agent is:Dr.Donald Hollowell
E-mail: (email@example.com )
Money was sent Through Ignetius Ekwealor, amount sent $5,000.00 in your
name today. So contact Dr.DonaldHollowell on above email address and tell
him to give you needed information to pick the $5,000.00.
Please contact them as soon as possible so that they can send you the
pick up information donot forget to send them your details as follows:
1.Your full names:
2.Your contact address:
3.Your phone number/fax:
4.Your age and occupation: