Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


Published / by Dave McDave / Leave a Comment

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: MRS AMANDA <[email protected]>
Subject: Invitation: YOUR $2.800,000.00 PAYMENT AVAILABLE V...


Tuesday, 13 February 2018
01:30 AM to 02:30 AM
(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time – Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London

Your Payment Available. This is to acknowledge the receipt of your
email and the content is perfectly noted I am Mrs.Amanda Wayne the
United Nations Special Representative a citizen of Netherlands I was
posted here in Benin Republic for this special assignment meanwhile
its my pleasure to meet you. Pls: Be informed that I have received
Immediate Order to release your US$2.800,000.00 USD which was a
compensation payment approved in your name by the United Nations
during 2017 Annual meetings which take place in Lima, Peru and I was
assigned to handle this project. We have deposited your fund
($2.800,000.00 USD) through Western Union department after our final
meeting regarding your fund, All you will do is to contact Western
Union director Dr.Godwin Ben E-mail( [email protected] ) Call Him now
with +229-6755-9971 He will give you direction on how you will be
receiving the funds daily.Remember to send him your Full information
to avoid wrong transfer such as, Receivers Name_______________
Address: ________________ Country: ____________ Phone Number:
_____________ Though, Godwin Ben has sent $5000 in your name today so
contact him or you call him on +229 6755-9971 as soon as you receive
this email and tell him to give you the: Mtcn, sender name
question/answer to pick the $5000 Please let us know as soon as you
received all your fund, Regards Mrs.Amanda Wayne

The Email contained an excessively large subject. For aesthethic reasons we have truncated the message in the title and reproduce the full subject below.

Invitation: YOUR $2.800,000.00 PAYMENT AVAILABLE VIA WESTERN UNION @ Monday, 12 February 2018

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