From: GEORGE COLE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Your Payment from Western Union®
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 12:24 PM
There is an issue with the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER NIGERIA in the amount
of $750,000.00usd direct in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03, at the
owner of this email address. The INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND contacted us for
your compensation a couple of hours ago due to your allocated security code on
the website you visited that is being sponsored by them.
They said that they choose to send/run it to an email address instead of a
name. We are unable to complete the transfer as directed with your email
address, so we require some more information from you in order to complete this
FULL CONTACT ADDRESS: (PO BOX NOT ACCEPTED)
MOBILE PHONE NUMBER:
As soon as the information is received, and you have complied with the
requirements of International Transfer Rules with the Foreign Affair Commission,
payment will be made to your nominated bank account or at the counter directly
from The Western Union Transferring Bank or in any of our pay-out unit in your
The “FBI”, The “FDNY” & The “ Peoples Court ” Have issued a
bill that the transaction of 750,000.00$ USD shall be completed and issued to
the party that this e-mail belongs to within 25 business days.
That this is not one of those Nigerian/African scams that all they are
interested is to ripe you off your money and at the end you will not receive
your funds, Be assured that we have assigned our staff to carry out this payment
exercise and is directly from the Management of Western Union Money Transfer
NIGERIA Head Office and our Motto is To Serve You Better. Also note that you
will be responsible for all due process concerning any payment for the release
of your fund to your nominated bank account.
THE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER, DISPATCHED THIS DAY
Ms. Joy Smith.
For: Western Union .
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