A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM WESTERN UNION OFFICE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Jul 2011 04:20:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was WESTERN UNION <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
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Our Ref: WUMT0XX2/987
ATTENTION: DEAR CUSTOMER,
we concluded yesterday with the Governor of the Bank Eco here in Burkina Faso that you should start to receive payment of $ 1 million through our Western Union Money Transfer from tomorrow, but you will receive $ 5000 just for one day.
With regard to transfer this to inform you that all of the available transfer has been installed in our Western Union office and the (IMF) International Monetary Fund in Burkina Faso and to sign his background belong to you.
Now you have to send the sum of ($ 75USD) for the reactivation fee of funds from Western Union so that we can transfer your master account or through Western Union transfer and give complete information (MTCN ) to allow pick it up tomorrow, and there is no possible way to deduct the cost from the ($ 1 million), simply because the policy of the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Monetary Fund, which is against the gesture.
Send the charge ($ 75USD) today will allow us to disclose (MTCN) to his name so you can collect your first payment ($ 5,000.00) in you country and note that you will receive $ 5,000.00 with MTCN morning separately) (and the name of the sender immediately send the (($ 75USD)
However, please note that you will still receive ($ 5,000.00) from tomorrow, when the first transfer was done, so send (($ 75USD)) today with this name, we do not want any delay on your side.
Use this information to make the payment ($ 75USD) and send to the US the payment stub from your pay for security reasons.
Receiver Name: Frank Emmanuel Ikechukwu
Country: Burkina Faso
Question: In God
Amount: ($ 75USD)
Upon receipt of our fee we will implement your application before it can start collecting your money soonest.All this process will be completed in 3 hours, since it is the only thing delaying the payment of your first $ 5000 USD. and the ballance of (1 million dollars USD).
We are waiting for your reply to proceed with the transfer of funds.
MR PAUL BOTURIU.
Call - +226 07 740 366
(Supervisor Western Union BURKINA FASO)
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