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From:  =?iso-8859-1?Q?Western_Union=AE_Agency_Benin?= <>
Date:  Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:23:12 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR PAYMENT INFO." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:23:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was =?iso-8859-1?Q?Western_Union=AE_Agency_Benin?= <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From:  Mr. George Anagovi
Western Union Payment Officer
Payment Hotline :+229-97153455

Dear sir,

We have sent your first $5,000.00 USD as per instructions to send your part payment of $35,000.00 which you will use for the opening of a NON RESIDENT DOMICILIARY ACCOUNT for the remittance of the balance of $4,765,000.00 USD as approved by the Ministry of Finance.

Find below the MTCN details for the payment sent this morning for your pick-up at any western union outlet near you. Your first $5,000.00 is available for pick up NOW.

Log into our website and track to verify the status of the transfer.

Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) : 8222623510

Sender First Name: Ozekwe
Sender Last Name: Lawrence
Test Question: REFERENCE
Answer: * * * * * (ie. Your 5 digit EFTP PIN)

Call:+229-97153455 for voice confirmation and email me on ( ) for data reconfirmation.

You will receive further transfer instructions upon your prompt response. I await your urgent response.

Best Regards
Mr. George Anagovi
Western Union Payment Officer
Payment Hotline :+229-97153455