Michael Carlson, Western Union


New Member
I am writing to let you know that a check payment of $3850 has been mailed to you via USPS ( Tracking Number EO 952 133 537 US ). please see that you cash the check at you bank, or you can deposit it at any ATM machine, funds will be available the next day when you make an ATM deposit. When funds are cleared please proceed with the following secret procedures :

Your First Secret Evaluation would be

1) To make a transfer of fund from any Western Union location in you area ( must be in you zip code ) to another Mystery shopper (Info Below ), the funds would be picked up by the mystery shopper at the exact location where a customer reported funds missing.

2) You would have to record the time at which you went to the location and how many minutes it took you to get their service.

3) The check which would cover both evaluation payments of $800 ( $400 for Western Union and $400 for Restaurant)which also includes your transportation fees. We are yet to conclude with the managements of the Restaurant that you are to evaluate, you will get a date, where and when to evaluate them soon. You would deduct your $800.00, and use the rest of the money ( $3050 ) for the services.

4) You would have to keep a comprehensive report on every activity you carry out.

5) You would also provide me with the name of the cashier that attended to you at western union.

Here are the details where you are to send the funds to via western union :


Reply with the MTCN ( 10 digit ) number given to you at the western union location plus the total amount sent after deduction of transfer charges, and you must include the senders name and address

Please get back to us ASAP

Yours Sincerely,
Michael Carlson.

Central Scrutinizer

Staff member
It isn't money laundering, it is outright theft. This looks like a secret shopper with a paying agent in the Philippines. It also looks like there's a fake check in there. The original email would help.