This email with the subject "Dear Email Owner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:32:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Favour Chinwuba"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Email Owner, WESTERN UNION 2015 BONUS ALERT! Western Union has been operating for over 150 years. Today with over 486,000 Agent locations worldwide in over 200 countries and territories, millions of people trust Western Union to send and receive money worldwide. This is to inform you that we are giving away bonus of 2015 to our entire beneficiary and your email address was among those to receive $650,000.00. As a result of your outstanding fund of $650,000.00, you are hereby required to pay $125.00 only for activation charges of your first payment. This is as a result of Western Union bonus 2015 and you will start to pick up your $5000.00 today via western union money transfer daily until your total fund is completed. Now contact western union agent below to pick up your first payment of $5,000.00. Contact person: Mr. Solomon Adam Western union payment office Federal republic of Nigeria E-mail: email@example.com Tell Phone: +234 8165 090 796 Ask him to give your MTCN, sender's name, question and answer to enable you pick the $5,000.00. Also you should send to him your following information. 1. Your full name 2. You’re address 3. You’re phone number Regards, Mrs. Favour Chinwuba MINISTRY OF FINANCE OFFICE OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS