This email with the subject "Pick Up Your $5,000USD Now!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 21 Jun 2011 07:46:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "U.N Compensation Payout" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5,000.00USD through Western Union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment of $520,000.00USD 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 $5,000.00USD to enable us send another $5,000.00USD by tomorrow as you know that we will be sending you only $5,000.00USD 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 $5,000.00USD and send us an email back to enable us send you another payment by tomorrow. Email or call me once you picked up this $5,000.00USD today. Mr. mohammed bello +2348167889472 Here is the western union information to pick up the $5,000.00USD, SENDER'S NAME:.........mohammed bello MTCN....................1456 899 119 COUNTRY....Nigeria AMOUNT:........................$5,000 USD TEST QUESTION:............we trust TEST ANSWER:..............in God I am waiting for your email or call once you pick up the $5,000.00USD, Thanks. Mr. mohammed bello TEL +2348167889472