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Scam email #229944 - Dear Customer,

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The email was sent on 2017-06-15 12:14:13 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 Unknown, Benin

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The scam

Headquarters UBA House,

MoneyGram Department Service

Carrefour des trois Banques Avenue Pape Jean Paul II, Cotonou, Benin

01 BP. 3045 Ministry Zone

Phone Number : +229 62683376 or +229 66873450

Date: 08, May 2017.

Dear Customer,

This is to inform you that we can not continue your transaction via wire

transfer anymore due to the difficulty in making smooth wire transfer from this

country to your personal bank account oversea. Therefore, UBA Bank Money Gram

department will be sending you US$5,000.00 twice daily Via Money Gram transfer

until your total fund worth $2.5 Million United States Dollars is been

successfully transferred to you. This will be the easiest way for the

transaction to be completed and have you receive your fund successfully without

anymore delay from both countries security agency. Therefore, i advice you to

forward us the name on your valid ID Card which can allow you to receive money

from Money Gram office or store in your country to enable us process and

forward you the first Money Gram Reference Number information as stated above.

SECOND OPTION: You can choose UBA online banking system if the first option is

not accepted. If you don't want to receive the money via Money Gram daily

payment, UBA Bank will setup an online banking account with your information

and after the online banking account is setup we will forward you the login

information such as the USERNAME & PASSWORD that can allow you login into our

online website to view your account balance and also transfer money from the

online account to your personal bank account anywhere in the world. Daily

transfer limit of Five hundred Thousand United States Dollars per day.

We advice you to choose one option out of the two mentioned. You have to choose

either using Money Gram daily transfer or through online banking system of

transfer to enable us know which option to carry out the transaction with.

Below is the information needed to carry out the transaction successfully.

1..Your Full Name:...................

2..Your Home Address:................

3..City & Zip Code:..................


5..Your Cell Phone:..................


7..Scan Copy of Any Valid ID:........

Thanks and we await your urgent response regarding the above mentioned to

enable us carry out our duty as instructed.

Best Regards,

Mr. David Djossa

UBA Bank Money Gram

Director, Cotonou-Benin

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 10.9)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
2.6 MILLION_USD BODY: Talks about millions of dollars
0.9 URG_BIZ BODY: Contains urgent matter
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
0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit
1.2 MISSING_HEADERS Missing To: header
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
1.0 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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