Scammer Information Details of Scam Report
important detail to start off with- he never fooled me or got me. I found his email in my inbox, and have been trying to scambait him. I just started last night. Here's the email he 1st sent me:
We have deposited the check of your fund ($2.500`000`00USD) through Western Union department after our finally meeting regarding your fund, All you will do is to contact Western Union director Mr. Tom West via (email@example.com ). 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,
Phone Number: _____________
Though,JAMES has sent $6000 in your name today so contact Mr. Tom West or you call him +229 98977544 as soon as you receive this email and tell him to give you the mtcn, sender name and
question/answer to pick the $6000 Please let us know as soon as you received all your fund"
After responding to that (I basically just wanted to confirm the email address was his), here's what he responded w/:
RUE : 17, BP OPPOSITE POST
OFFICE COTONOU BENIN REPUBLIC
IN WESTERN AFRICA
We wish to acknowledge the receipt of your email in this Western Union Money Transfer Office and the content is well.We was instruction to send your Funds to your address in your City Western Union Money Transfer Office from here in Benin Republic Office Western Union Money Transfer and you will be receiving $6,000.00 United State Dollar per day until you receive all your total payment which is the sum of $5.7Million United State Dollars as scheduled in our Office here.
However, I went to the Ministry of Finance to get your payment file and start your payment immediately and on the processing they went through your payment file and I was told that you need to renewal your payment file before the transfer will commence because every payment we sent to you will be recording on the File and the order is from Ministry of Finance and in all the Western Union Money Transfer of the world Bank, Imf/Uno.
I want you to know that this is a legitimate transfer and that is why we need to renewal the deposited file at this Western Union Money Transfer so that you will be receiving your Fund without any delay or problem .The cost of the renewal of your file payment which was deposited at this Western Union in your name is $78.00 United State Dollar only.
I want you to know again that there is nothing like any deceiving in this transfer of your Fund and be informed that the amount which you will be receiving each day is $6,000.00 once you send the $78.00 for the renewal of your payment file today.
Be rest assure that as soon you send the $78.00 for renewal of your file payment we must start transferring your Fund to you through this Union Money department without any further delay and this is the only fee you have to pay in this transaction as it was written down already by the Federal Government of this Country that mapped out the compensation for you.
Note: that we tried to deduct the $78.00 for renewal of your file payment out of your Funds but the Minister Administrator Trust Fund of Benin republic told us that no one has access over your Fund as it have been signed and stamped that no money should be deducted until it gets to you to avoid any misunderstanding because if any one has access to that it will involve you loosing your
Meanwhile, we are assuring you that there is no fee in future again and if there is we will bear the cost of the fee. So you have to take me by my words. This is the information you will use to send the $78.00 for this department to release your Fund today. You will send the fee through western union / money gram with this information's bellow.
Receiver Name===============Mike Onwa
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Payment should be sent with the below information today and you are advice to made the payment through Western Union Money Transfer use our bank cashier name (Mike Onwa) in sending the fee to us.
We are waiting for the payment information immediately you receive
this email today.
Mr. Tom West
bello africa finance 229 9897754 7million box bp bank western union western check contact deposited transaction payment access process fund transfer sent mail bank usd dollar our bank mtcn firstname.lastname@example.org will yahoo.com ach ($2.500`000`00usd) (email@example.com ) (mike onwa) mr. tom west
"Mike Onwa" is a very busy scammer....I get daily emails from him and love to scam bait him as well....lol