This email with the subject "ATTENTION:YOU ARE ONE OF THE LUCKY WINNERS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 28 Oct 2011 16:51:30 -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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This is to notify you that there is a lottery prize award winning issue connecting you with the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER DUBAI PROMOTION through your email address in the amount of USD1,500,000.00 USD (ONE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY) directed in cash credited to file WU/9023118308/011 in favor of the owner of this email address.
This was a directive from our headquarters office as one of the 200 lucky winners in the ongoing Western Union 25 Years lottery Award Promotion for the year 2011.
This was as a result of our company effort to reward our DEAR AND MOST cherished customers all over the world, either you send or receive funds through Western Union Incorporation.
All 200 lucky winners were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international customer database from Canada. Australia. United State, Asia. Europe. Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.
They choose to send it to an email address instead of a name. but We are unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address, so we require some more information of the owner of this email address in order to complete this transfer.
FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:
MOBILE PHONE NUMBER:
In order to resolve this issue, please send your above listed information via Western Union International Payments Specialist in London-UK for verification and payments as stated below:
Contact name: Mark Brown
Head of City Corporate Banking Centre.
1st Floor 60 Queen Victoria Street London EC4N 4TR.
As soon as this information is received by the Western Union Accredited Attorney,and you have complied with the requirements of payment of the western union procedures, payment will be made to your nominated bank account or at the counter directly from The Western Union Transferring Bank. When emailing, please use reference number WU2523153UK for our mutual convenience.
THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY INC., LONDON-UK BRANCH.
Mrs. Jan Hillered
Western Union Payments
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