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Scam email #229919 - Bank Notification Service From (ECO Bank)

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-06-13 16:06:55 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 Porto-novo, Benin

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The scam


+229 666 992 66

Adresse: Maro Militaire

Quartier: Maro Militaire

Ville, commune: Cotonou

Boite Postale: 01 BP 1280 Cotonou Bйnin

Hello Beneficiary:

Please be informed that the following transaction will occur on your account

as soon as you contact our corresponding Bank (UBA Bank).

We have received an instructional letter today from the office of the

presidency under the instruction of the Benin Financial Services Authorities

asking us to conclude the crediting all outstanding funds belonging to Foreign

Beneficiaries without any delay with immediate effect which this bank is simply

following the instructions to ensure all beneficiaries are paid without any

delay as approved. Your name and personal information reflected on our central

computer as an unpaid beneficiary by the Retired administrative of this humble

bank which is the reason we are contacting you so that you will be paid without

any delay hence you follow the payment instruction. we can not complete your

transaction from our end so we have chosen our corresponding bank which is UBA

Bank to complete the transfer of your (USD $8,500.000.00) Eight Million Five

Hundred Thousand United State Dollars transfer to your Bank account. This bank

is pleased to inform you that your total funds has been liquidated and

successful deposit in the custody of our corresponding Bank which is UBA Bank

for onward transfer to your bank account as soon as you contact them with your

Bank details.

Kindly Contact UBA Bank via the information below with your personal details

for onward crediting of your total funds to your designated Bank account as

approved on your behalf today.

UBA Bank

Address: S.A. (Direction) 01 B.P: 2020 Cotonou Av. Jean Paul II

MD Foreign Affairs Mr. Benedict Oduwke

Bank no#: +229 669 503 69

Contact Email: ( )

We wish to let you know that all hands are on desk to ensure a smooth

transaction and successful transfer of your total funds to your Bank account so

quickly email UBA Bank with your details as listed below.

Your Full Name

Home Address

Cell Phone No

Amount you won or expected to be paid

Home Phone No

Account name:

Account number:

Bank name:

Bank address:

Swift code:


Routing number:

A scan copy of your ID card or passport:

Note: If you also wish to receive your funds in form of a Visa Card, UBA Bank

will load your total funds into a VIP Visa Card and ship it to your address

which will permit you a daily withdrawal limit of US$10,500. You are to provide

the following details which will be using in documenting the ATM before mailing

it to your home.

Here are the details required for the shipment.

Full Name:

Current Address:



Direct Mobile Number:

E-mail Address:

Private email I'd:

Kindly keep us updated as soon as you contact UBA Bank with your personal

details for your funds transfer.

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Michel Grange


SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 15.9)

 pts rule name               description
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1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server
[ listed in]
for more information.
2.7 MILLION_USD BODY: Talks about millions of dollars
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 MISSING_HEADERS Missing To: header
0.0 MIME_QP_LONG_LINE RAW: Quoted-printable line longer than 76 chars
0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY Huge... sums of money
1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different
1.0 MONEY_FROM_41 Lots of money from Africa
1.0 SPOOFED_FREEM_REPTO Forged freemail sender with freemail reply-to
2.9 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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