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Scam email #229486 - Dear Western Union Beneficiary ,

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-05-25 03:08:07 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from in Cotonou, Benin

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The scam

Dear Western Union Beneficiary ,

We wish to inform you that the United Nations (UN) has authorized us to remit

to you a total amount of $2,000,000.00 USD(TWO Million United State Dollar).

This amount is to be paid to you because of

the fact that you were selected as a beneficiary in the Last E-mail ballot

promotion held in Benin this 2017, by

the United Nations. This promotion is inline with the social resposibility of

the United Nations Organization, which is held once every year to change the

living status of Three (3) lives around the Globe. This year, yourself and Two

(2) other people were randomly selected. On behalf of the United Nations

Organization, we wish to congratulate you formally.

Your Inheritance/Winning payment was paid out to us, by the United Nations, and

they have successfully succeeded in depositing your whole funds with us here at

Western Union Benin. They have now ordered us to take full responsibility in

the transfer process of your funds and thus commence the immediate remittance

of your funds to you. Be strongly informed that because of our Western Union

transfer policy, your funds will be paid to you via our Western Union Daily

Transfer limit of $5,000USD-$4,600USD. This means that you will continuously

receive a daily amount of $5,000USD/$4,600USD. from us, and this amount can be

collected from any of our numerous Western Union outlets in your current


To begin receiving your daily payment as stated above, we need you to provide

us with;

Your Full Name--------,


Phone Number-----

Your occupation----

Your Sex ----?

Your Age========

Upon receipt of the requested details, your first transaction will be activated

by you, we shall then proceed to provide you with the Money

Transfer Control Number (MTCN) for the first installment, and we will continue

to email you others after 24 hours of receiving each payment.

For more information on your payment status;

E-mail Dr.GEORGE LEO (

OR call our 24 hours Helpline @ +229-98086931 for any inquiries on the above


Yours truly,

Mrs.suzan cruz

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 11.6)

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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
1.2 RCVD_IN_BL_SPAMCOP_NET RBL: Received via a relay in
[Blocked - see ]
2.6 RCVD_IN_SBL RBL: Received via a relay in Spamhaus SBL
[ listed in]
3.6 RCVD_IN_SBL_CSS RBL: Received via a relay in Spamhaus SBL-CSS
1.2 MISSING_HEADERS Missing To: header
for more information.
0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY Huge... sums of money
0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_8 Lots of money and very many fraud phrases

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