Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Yahoo Customer Care <>

This email with the subject "NOW CONTACT WESTERN UNION AGENT FOR YOUR FUND," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:37:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Yahoo Customer Care <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attention Customer,
There is an issue involving $800,000.00 USD which was called to Our Bank(CAPITAL CITY BANK) from THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF BENIN REPUBLIC concerning your compensation of $800,000.00 USD has been forwarded to Western Union Money Transfer and An instruction has come directly from Mr.Jona Akim of Ministry Of Finance.
He asked us to start sending your fund installment $5000 per a day through western union money transfer.This type of transfer means you will be receiving $5000 every day through western union until the total of $800,000.00 USD is completely transferred to you.
Today,our bank has effected your first payment of $5000 through western union.
Now you have to Contact Dr. David Williams on his contact below as he is the person in charge of your payment.
The Western union Agent is:
Name: Dr. David Williams
Phone number: +229 98 33 02 57
Address: 12 Apkapka St Cotonou, Benin Republic
Money sent Through Cornelis Zwaagstra, amount sent $5,000.00 to you today. So contact Dr. David Williams on above email address and tell him to give you needed information and also for him to help you pick the $5,000.00.
Reconfirm your address
(1)Your Full name: ................
(2)Your Phone number: ...................
(3)Your Contact address: ..................
(4)Your Age: ....................................
You will also have to send them the tax clearance charges of $137usd [as per the instruction from the International Monetary Fund(I.M.F office)]Pls contact Dr. David Williams ASAP and send them the fee for them to send you the pick up information for your first $5000 payment.
Mrs Linda Onu
Yours in Service.
Cotonou,Benin Republic.