This email with the subject "Attention/Dear Lucky Winner," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Aug 2011 06:36:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Western Union Lottery Award <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention/Dear Lucky Winner,
This award was been selected through the internet, where your e-mail address was indicated and notified. The Western Union Burkina Faso collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions of our customers who use Western Union in their business transactions. Six people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners.
Now we have arranged your payment of Eight Hundred and fifty Thousands United State Dollars (US$850,000.00) to be sent to you through Western Union Money Transfer. We will be sending the money to you via Western Union Money Transfer, the amount you will receive per day is $10,000. As We have concluded to effect your payment through western union Money Transfer. You will be picking up $10,000 daily until the US$850,000.00 is completed.
Therefore, you are required to contact the Western Union Money Transfer Office via email or phone as listed bellow for an immediate release of your funds to you.
Contact Person:Mr. Salif Sanusi,
Director of Operation,Western Union,
Burkina Faso,West Africa.
Phone:+226 780 494 155
E-mail:( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Tell him to give you the full payment
informations,including the MTCN number, Sender name, Question and answer for you to pick up your first payment of $10,000 Dollars.