A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR MTCN (7354397746) AVALAIBLE FOR PICKUP BY YOU ONLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:27:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER® INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OFFICE Website: www.westernunion.com Email: email@example.com Payment officer: Mr. Steven Matheny Tel/Fax: +234-1-2207784 WESTERN UNION INSTALLMENT PAYMENT ONLY. Attn: Beneficiary, We write to inform you officially that the Board of Director of the Debt Reconciliation Center, Injunction with the Federal Republic of Nigeria,Federal Ministry of Finance Nigeria, Western union Agent Akpakpa with the UK LOTTERY ORGANIZATION has approved the payment sum of US$500,000,00(FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) as a DEPT RECONCILIATION PAYMENT, for your Winning funds with Compensation Head office, deposited by the Uk Lottery Organization for payment to you as the Winning owner/Beneficiary of the amount US$500,000.00. After the Law Enforcement judgement between the UK LOTTERY ORGANIZATION Agent Mr. Goldman Smith and Compensation finance head office, The meeting held on the 28th of November, 2014, with the aforementioned office and banks, the Concluded arrangement has appointed our office (Western Union Money Transfer) to pay your unpaid Winning fund through western union electronic system for your easy pickup and to avoid further unforeseen delay that could make your fund not to get to you in a timely manner. The Management of the UK LOTTERY ORGANIZATION HEAD BRANCH here in West Africa have submitted your name, city and country information’s to our office for endorsement & daily activation of your payment which has been programmed to be transferred under installment at rate of $5,500.00 daily as Western Union laws here does not allow transferring funds above $5.500.00 at once from this country to another, but will be sending under installment of $5,500.00 daily till the amount is completely paid. In other words. We have today transferred your first installment payment available for your pickup at any western union office nearest to you, but still on hold due to the unpaid endorsement & daily activation file fee amount of $150.00 you supposed to pay before you can pickup your first installment today. You will pickup the bellow installment at any western union office nearest to you with bellow information's as soon as you send the $150 endorsement & daily activation file fee. Immediately the Activation is made, You can track and trace your first installment payment online at https://wumt.westernunion.com/asp/orderstatus.asp?country=global OR Call Western Union tracking number 1-800-325-6000 for available fund verification purpose. Your First Payment information Money Transfer Control Number (M.T.C.N): 7354397746 Sender’s First Name: Steven Sender’s Last Name: Matheny (To track and verify the Mtcn Visit: https://wumt.westernunion.com/asp/orderstatus.asp?country=global Text Question: Sport? Answer: Golf Amount Programmed: $5,500.00 NOTE: YOU CAN NOT PICKUP YOUR FIRST INSTALLMENT PAYMENT, UNTIL YOU MEET UP WITH THE ACTIVATION CHARGES OF $150.00 To Avoid any atom of mistake, you are hereby required to reconfirm your payment receiver's name and address to avoid any mistake of payment activation during activation process of your payment as soon as the daily endorsement charges is paid. Reconfirm the information as given to you below. Receiver's Name: Receiver's address: Receiver's Tel. Number : Please note that the receiver's information is very vital to us as the activation of your daily installment will be directing to your receiver's name and address. The endorsement & daily activation file fee of $150 will be sending to our office here in care to .....MUNO JOHN....... through any western union nearest to you: Cashier/Receiver's Name: MUNO JOHN City & Country: Lagos,Nigeria Amount: $150 Text Question: Good ? Answer: God. As soon as you send the fee, send us the transfer Mtcn to help us proceed with immediate transfer release of your installment payment. Once your payment is confirmed, we shall proceed with the activation of your payment for available pickup in your Name/country/Address. Notice: This payment was approved by the federal ministry of finances Abuja, Nigeria to beneficiary only. We anticipate your kind co-operation as we await your payment MTCN number to ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Thanks For Using Western Union Office Sincerely Regards, MR. Steven Matheny. +234-809-227-3438 Payment Department Western Union Office Injunction with Federal Ministry of Finance