A Scam Email with the Subject "UN COMPENSATION PAYOUT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 14 Aug 2012 08:12:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Western Union Office Annex <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5000.00USD through Western Union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment of $1,800,000.00USD via Western Union Money Transfer by the United Nations (ECOWAS). This is because United Nations and (ECOWAS) are supporting individuals due to the worldwide economy meltdown. I would have requested for your phone number to give you the information through phone but internet hackers were many. So i decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you can pick up this $5000.00USD to enable us send another $5000.00USD by tomorrow as you know that we will be sending you only $5000.00USD per day. The fund was send in the name which you use in opening your e-mail address. Please pick up this information and rush to any western union to pick up the $5000.00USD and send us an email back to enable us send you another payment by tomorrow. Email or call me once you picked up this $5000.00USD today. Mr.Steven Colin E-mail: email@example.com Here is the western union information to pick up the $5000.00USD, MTCN :___________________977-477-0040 SENDER'S NAME:___________William Phillips TEXT QUESTION:___________HONEST ANSWER:__________________TRUST AMOUNT SENT______________$5000.00USD COUNTRY:_________________Cambodia I am waiting for your email once you pick up the $5000.00USD, Thanks Mr.Steven Colin.