A Scam 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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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:email@example.com Email me once you picked up this $5000.00USD today. Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00USD, Payment Information. SENDER'S NAME:___________PETER VANDALIN AMOUNT SENT______________$5000.00USD COUNTRY:_________________NIGERIA TEXT QUESTION:___________HONEST ANSWER:__________________TRUST 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. Thanks Mr Felix James western union Office.