This email with the subject "Payment Alert From Western Union Head Office" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 May 2011 05:26:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was WESTERN UNION OFFICE ANNEX <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, I write to inform you that we have already sent you $7,500.00USD through Western Union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment of $1,800,000.00USD via Western Union Money Transfer by the United Nations (ECOWAS). This is because United Nations and (ECOWAS) are supporting individuals due to the worldwide economy meltdown. I would have requested for your phone number to give you the information through phone but internet hackers were many. So i decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you can pick up this $7,500.00USD to enable us send another $7,500.00USD by tomorrow as you know that we will be sending you only $7,500.00USD per day. The fund was send in the name which you use in opening your e-mail address. Please pick up this information and rush to any western union to pick up the $7,500.00USD and send us an email back to enable us send you another payment by tomorrow. Email or call me once you picked up this $7,500.00USD today. Mr Felix James +2348068033893 Here is the western union information to pick up the $7,500.00USD, MTCN :___________________162 573 4496 SENDER'S NAME:___________PETER VANDALIN TEXT QUESTION:___________HONEST ANSWER:__________________TRUST AMOUNT SENT______________$7,500.00USD COUNTRY:_________________NIGERIA I am waiting for your email or call once you pick up the $7,500.00USD, Thanks Mr Felix James +2348068033893