WARNING – NIGERIAN SCAM / ADVANCE FEE FRAUD
— On Mon, 10/8/12, Western Union Transfer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: Western Union Transfer <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, October 8, 2012, 8:23 AM
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From The Desk Of Mr. Jerry Young
Direct line: +229 99476913
Tele: +229 98763570
WESTERN UNION DEPRTMENT BENIN REPUBLIC, COTONOU.
Below is the information of your First payment of $5000.00 from your total amount of $1.5millionUSD which was deposit here by Mr. James L Williams, with registration number of: EB-2237.But unfortunately the Managing Director of this department called us this morning and reported that you have not completed the required fee of $150.00 which you are suppose to pay for the purchasing of your inheritance files before the transfer commerce we have programmed the entire funds into our system to enable you pick up$5000,00 daily also The funds transfers are all in place for you to collect now but we have to purchase your payment file due to the huge amount of money involves,However we have already sent out the funds but not yet been putting on your name as the receiver. Therefore you are advice to send us the required fee” so that we can purchase your payment inheritance files and put your name on the receiver of the transfer to enable you pick up the money.You are advised to send this $150 purchasing fee via western union money transfer or money gram to our cashier receiver name mentioned below:
Receiver’s Name: Chukwudi .T. Ebogha
Country: Benin Republic
Text Question: Payment Center,
Text Answer: Western Union.
Then after you have made the payment you can send the payment information through our email address written below together with your full receiver’s info. And As soon as we have received the payment of $150.00USD from you and it’s confirmed we will carry out our duties effectively and urgent as we have schedule because all necessary arrangement has been completed in our end within 3hours we ill complete the transfer online and put your name on the receiver of the fund also furnish you with the full info. /details which you will use to pick up the money at any western union branch or store in your city/state. You are advised to comply immediately you receive this mail to enable us carry out our duties effectively and urgent as we have schedule because all necessary arrangement has been completed. Is rest assured that immediately we receive the activation fee today, we will purchase your file and your entire transfer valued of $1.5million within 3hours and commence with the release of your daily payment $5000 each morning until your fund is completely transferred to you.
ENCLOSE YOU FINE THE PAYMENT DETAILS THAT WAS SENT TODAY!
Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN):#9051120424
Sender First Name::Emmanuel
Sender Last Name::chukwuemeka
We advise that you visit our website http://www.westernunion.com and go to track, put in the senders name and MTCN No. and see that your money is there but needed the above stated fee to re-direct the transfer to you for your easy pick up. “Note that within 72hrs if you do not remit the required $150.00USD the transfer will be retrieved back and remember that the money detail given to you does not bear your name as the receiver yet until you make the required payment of $150.00 USD, then we will put your name as the receiver.Get back to us through our Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the payment information once you have made the payment. Also you can call me at: +22998644349 if you have any question OKAY.
Waiting on your email once you have made the payment.
Have a good day.
Mr. Jerry Young
Direct line: +229 98644349
Subject: Re: payment information and MTCN
Date: Saturday, 6 October, 2012, 9:43 PM
Why can’t he just email me the MTCN and secret word.
— On Fri, 10/5/12, Mr. James L Williams email@example.com wrote:
From: Mr. James L. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: payment information and MTCN
Date: Friday, October 5, 2012, 5:16 PM
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Reply-To: Western Union Transfer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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— On Sat, 10/6/12, Ms.Carman Lapointe Ms.Carman_Lapoi5@guitar.ocn.ne.jp wrote:
From: Ms.Carman Lapointe <Ms.Carman_Lapoi5@guitar.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: (OFFICIAL WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER PAYMENT)
Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012, 2:28 PMURGENT ATTENTION: COMPENSATION PAYMENT.
To The Owner Of This E-mail, How are you today, I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5.000.00 US dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment total sum of $4.5 Million USD, via Western Union by our President of the federal republic of Nigeria It is a distinct pleasure to write you. As you are well aware many foreigners have invested thousands of United States Dollars into Nigeria transactions in Hopeless Dreams to have none of them become a reality. Your file is one of the approved legitimate beneficiaries to receive they payment of US$4.5Million immediately
I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but network is not okay throughout that yesterday even this morning. Now, I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up this $5.000.00 to enable us send another $5.000.00 today as you know we will be sending you only $5.000.00 per day.
*Note*:Here is the information of the money we sent today to you but it will remain on hold until you make the payment of your file re-new notarization fee before we can release the $5,000 to you. To you be sure that the money is available in your name so you can track it and confirm the availability of your first payment. Click on our web-site via this trackinglinkhttps://www.westernunion.co.uk/WUCOMWEB/transferStatusAction.do?method=load
FIRST PAYMENT INFORMATION
Sender’s First Name: ANTHONY
Sender’s Last Name: IKWUNNE
I hereby advise that you proceed immediately in making the required notarization fee payment with the below receiver’s name. To enable us release your first payment to you immediately. if you have any question, do not hesitate to contact me
Have a wonderful day. In God We Trust
Receiver’s name: Sunny Kannedy
Location: Lagos Nigeria
Text Question: From whom?
Amount: $200: Dollars
Text Answer: now
Office Phone Line: +2347066629280