This email with the subject "Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN):2107570018" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 May 2015 23:04:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Western Union" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Customer? This is to inform you that we have already sent you $5,000.00 USD through Western union as we have been mandated by United Nations and ECOWAS which are supporting individual due to the worldwide economy meltdown, to transfer to you the full compensation sum payment of $1,150,000.00 via western union by this government. In this regards, We decided to email the relevant details for you to be able to pick up this $5,000.00 USD to enable us send another $5,000.00 USD by tomorrow as you know we will be sending you only $5,000.00 USD per day.You can track at https://wumt.westernunion.com/asp/orderstatus.asp?country=global before going to pick it up. Mr.Horan Caliente Operating Officer Tell: +234 816 943 4483 Email: email@example.com Call or email the above details once you picked up this $5,000.00 USD Here is the western union information to pick up the compensation Pick Up Information First Name: sAM Last Name: ATU MTCN Number: 2107570018 Amount:USD $5,000.00 USD Regards Mrs Emily Zendro Western Union Agent Announcer