This email with the subject "YOUR (MTCN) 0500939676" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 19 Nov 2011 13:25:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Payment Notification <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Western Union Send Money Worldwide
Welcome to Western Union Money Transfer office Cotonou Benin.
ADDRES: 17, BP OPPOSITE POST OFFICE BENIN REPUBLIC.
Phone +229 98273697
Dear Costumer Email alert:
The Western Union Money Transfer Service Cotonou, Benin Republic headquarters wishes to inform you that our government has paid part of the fees needed for the final release of your funds $1.500,000.00 USD to you this month through our Western Union Office here in Benin Republic to avoid you sending much money to African scam again.
And for your information the maximum amount you will be receiving started from tomorrow is $5000 USD till your total funds of $1.500,000.00 USD is complete transferred to you and we have been strongly to send you the first payment of $5000USD today through our payment system here before we find out that your payment file need to renew from world Bank central system. And we listed bellow for your first payment of $5000usd been sent in your name today morning but you will not pick up the money unless you send the fee of US$55.00 require to renew and reconfirm your payment file to us through the World Bank Central System here in Cotonou, Republic Benin.
Bellow is your first payment for $5000usd sent today.
Money Transfer Control Number MTCN: 0500939676
SENDER'S NAME====== -------Augustine Okolo
Test Answer==========MY PAYMENT
So if you want to track the money and confirm if the funds is transferred enter our website www.western-union.com then click tracking and enter the mtcn numberâ0500939676 enter senders first nameâAugustine.... Enter senders last name..Okolo and click tracking and it will show you that your funds is available for you to pick it up..
final urgent in sending us the $55 to enable us proceed on reconfirm your payment file from the world Bank central SYSTEM .Send the fee directly with the name as outline below use it to send the money via western union to enable us pick it from our department here and reconfirm your payment file approval from the world Bank central and commerce your daily payment immediately.
we also repeat again, you will not pickup the money unless you send the fee of $55 require to renew and reconfirm your payment file to us through the World Bank Central System in Benin Republic. So if you would prefer to start receiving your payment first thing tomorrow in the morning hurry up and send the renew and reconfirmation of your payment file fees $35usd with bellow information via western union money transfer service.
Receiver Name: MR. Nwufo hycienth
Country: Benin Republic,
Text Question: Very Urgent?
Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) is needed and sender's name
Finally Notice: This payment you are receiving is coming directly from World Bank assistance programmable 2011 promo, so its risk free and we the western union headquarters has agree to start sending you the payment immediately you meet up with our demand in this latter.But after 2days you did not reply stand the risk of cancel your payment and have it return back to government.
MR. MARCEL PHILIPS
DIRECTOR Western Union Payments
Phone +229 98273697