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Scam email #212351 - Dear Friend,

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-01-11 15:55:16 and appeared to be from diplomatpowell@gmail.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to alexmagani0@hotmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 209.85.223.182 in Unknown, United States

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The scam


Dear Friend,



I am Hon. Barrister Alex Magani, A private lawyer and Financial

adviser to Late Engineer Marcus, (my client),from your country who

was a Director of MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY BENIN S.A (MSC) here

in Republic of Benin. On the 5th Of march, 2010, My client lost his

life as a result of Brain cancer, in Benin Medical Center. In this

regards I wish to inform you that the Bank has issued me a notice to

provide the next of kin of his account which will soon be confiscated.

Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives of my late

client over five years.



Now I seek your consent to present you to the bank as the next of kin

to my late client since you have the same LAST NAME with him, so that

the proceeds of this account, valued of $18.5M (Eighteen Million Five

Hundred Thousand United Dollars.) will be paid into your bank account.

NOTE: Upon transaction conclusion, I will request you to be entitled

to 40% of the total sum while 55% will be for me and 5% will be map

out for any expenses during the transfer.



After reading this message, reply me so that l will tell you how we

can legally proceed the claim. All I require is your honest

cooperation to enable us see this transaction through, and It must be

kept confidential.



Your Full Name.

Age..

Sex..

Address..

Private Mobile Number..

Occupation ..



Yours sincerely,



Barrister Alex Magani.



SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 5.7)



 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, no
trust
[209.85.223.182 listed in list.dnswl.org]
0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
[209.85.223.182 listed in dnsbl.sorbs.net]
0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4 Message was received from an IPv4 address
0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP Message was received from an IP address
0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail provider
(diplomatpowell[at]gmail.com)
0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED No valid author signature, adsp_override is
CUSTOM_MED
-0.0 SPF_PASS SPF: sender matches SPF record
0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit
(alexmagani0[at]hotmail.com
)
2.6 DEAR_FRIEND BODY: Dear Friend? That's not very dear!
0.1 DKIM_SIGNED Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not necessarily valid
0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY Huge... sums of money
0.0 T_DKIM_INVALID DKIM-Signature header exists but is not valid
1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different
freemails
1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list
0.0 T_MONEY_PERCENT X% of a lot of money for you
0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_8 Lots of money and very many fraud phrases
0.0 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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