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The name of the money transfer company Western Union is often used by scammers to make their scam messages sound legitimate. Everyone knows that Western Union is a real company that people use to legitimately send money. So the scammers figure that if they tell you that you have money on the way from Western Union, maybe you’ll believe them. Don’t fall into the trap!
Subject: Pick Up Your First $5,000 Payment
From: “Western Union” firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2015
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. Adekunle Francis
Tel: +234 8053688316
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
Sender’s name: CHIKELUO OKECHUKWU
Amount Sent $5,000
Text Question: When
Text Answer: Now
For re-confirmation of your details fill in the form below,
(1)Your Full Name=============
(2)Mobile Phone Number======
(3)Current Home Address========
Mrs Emily Zendro
Western Union Agent Announcer
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