Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Western Union Head Office" <>

This email with the subject "PAYMENT INFORMATION !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Aug 2011 03:49:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Western Union Head Office" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

How are you doing today?

I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5000.00USD dollars 
through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full 
benefited sum of $6.7Million USD via our office here (Western Union)  by the 
United nations in conjunction with the Nigeria Government as a compensation.

I called to give you the information through phone as internet hackers were 
many but i cannot reach you yesterday even this morning.So,I decided to email 
you the MTCN and sender name so that can pick up this $5000.00USD to enable 
us send another $5000.00USD by tomorrow as you knows we will be sending you 
only $5000.00USD per day.

Kindly pick up this information and hurry up to the nearest western union 
money office that is close to you and pick up this first payment that has 
been sent to you now and as soon as you are done with the pick up kindly get 
back to us in order for us to send you another payment by tomorrow,as you 
know that we shall be sending  you $5000usd par day.

Manager :Mr Felix James

Email me once you picked up this $5000.00USD today.
Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00USD,

Payment Information.
AMOUNT SENT______________$5000.00USD
MTCN :___________________162 573 4496

With due respect please get back to us urgently after the pick of the money 
and if you have any problem you can as well contact us immediately.

Mr Felix James
western union Office.