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24.2.12

Another Scam: WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER

Dear Western Union Customer,

You have been awarded with the sum of $100,000 USD
by our office, as one of our customers who use Western
Union in their daily business transaction.

This award has been selected through the internet, where
your e-mail address was indicated and notified. Please
provide Mr. Gary Epps with the following details
listed below so that your fund will be remited to you
through Western Union.

1. Name:______
2. Address________
3. Country:_______
4. Phone Number____
5. Occupation:________
6. Sex:_________________
7. Age___________________

Mr. Gary Epps
Tel: +234 813 024 3132
E-mail: wu-deptng1@hotmail.co.uk

As soon as these details are received and verified,
your fund will be transferred to you. Thank you, for
using western union.

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WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER
Address: No. 5 Western Avenue,
West Africa, Nigeria 

Tel: +234 703 459 6626

Dear: Zakaria,

You have been awarded with the sum of $100,000 USD by our office, as one of our customers who use Western Union in their daily business transaction. This award was been selected through the internet, where your e-mail address was indicated and notified.

Your details have been received and verified, your fund will be transferred to you. as a way to thank you for using western union.

If you are  ready to pick up this $20,000.00. We have concluded to effect your payment through western union $20,000.00 daily until the $100,000.00 USD is completely transferred.

You are going to be paying $250 daily to get the first  M.T.C.N Numbers of $20,000Usd for the transfer of your funds remitted to you daily until we complete transfer of your funds worth $100,000.00USD. 
 
Here is the information of the first daily payment of $250 via Western Union Money Transfer. You have to send the sum of $250 usd here to transfer the first sum of $20,000 USD.
 
  PAYMENT INSTRUCTION'S
  :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
Recievers Name:  Roland Owen
 
Recievers Address: 5 Western Avenue, Nigeria
  
TextQuestion:Realationship Answer:Friend 
 
AMOUNT SENT:$250 USD
 
 
Upon receipt of the payment we shall call or email you the first M.T.C.N numbers of the first $20,000 Usd remitted. Remember that, as soon as the payment is made send down to us your payment receipt or the M.T.C.N numbers to our email for verification. 

Note: You have to keep this confidential to avoid double claim of M.T.C.N numbers.
 
Regards,
Mr. Gary Epps  (Transfer Manager)
WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER
 
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Thanks for your mail as your payment has been received by us and note that as soon as possible we will be transfering your funds to you.

Thanks for your understanding and anticipated co-operation.

Regards,
Mr Gary Epps.


Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:46:35 +0800
From: mrjackoke@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: YOUR PAYMENT OF 20,000 DOLLARS IS READY‏
To: wu.africadept00@9.cn

dears,

a copy slip transactions and this is MTCN for $250 : 4617425110,

test question : REALATIONSHIP
answer: FRIEND
may be useful.

best regrades,.


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WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER
Address: No. 5 Western Avenue,
West Africa, Nigeria

Tel: +234 703 459 6626

Dear: Zakaria,
 
I am writing to acknowledge the receipt of your email with the payment informations and we are sorry for the delay.
 
The transfer of your funds have been processed already, and a new policy was put in place this afternoon that all transfers have to be done at once.
 
In this regards, the full and total amount of 100,000 dollars have to be transferred in full, hence you have to pay the transfer fees of the final part of 80,000 dollars, which is 1000 dollars.
 
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have cost you.
 
You have to send the sum of 600 dollars  immediately via western union to the name of 

  PAYMENT INSTRUCTION'S
  :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
Receivers Name:  Roland Owen
 
Receivers Address: 5 Western Avenue, Nigeria
 
Text Question:Relationship Answer:Friend 
 
AMOUNT SENT:$1000 USD

I will await your email to send the needed informations used by you to make the payment. so that we can effect the transfer of the entire 50,000 dollars at once.

 

Regards,
Mr. Gary Epps  (Transfer Manager)
WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER

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