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Scam email #229963 - Inheritance fund / Draft /Cheque /ATM Card

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-06-16 16:39:24 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 Beneficiary,

This is to officially inform you that we have written to you before without

getting respond from you and we believe that our previous mail did not get to

you therefore we write you again. We are contacting you concerning the release

of your inheritance fund / Draft /Cheque /ATM Card which have been delayed for

transfer by some officials who claim to be in position of your fund thereby

extorting money from you in one way or the other.

Your Fund has finally been approved for transfer by the West Africa Fund

Monitoring Unit. Your fund will be transfer to you via MasterCard ATM which is

cashable in any ATM machine or Bank anywhere in the world.

We hereby inform you that the ATM card worth US$10.850, 000.000.00 has been

credited in your favour as the first part payment of your inheritance fund

which has been delayed by these officers who claim to be in position of your


Therefore you are warned to stop any further communication with anybody

concerning your inheritance fund,Your shipment will be effected on the receipt

of the C.O.T Please confirm receipt of this message for our records.

Your fund to be released via MasterCard ATM in act to uphold the rule of law

which we represent.You have to reconfirm the informations below for security

reasons. The only money you are obliged to pay is the delivery charges only .

Contact the verification officer incharge of the delivery:

Name: Mr. Tony Hubert

Telephone +2299 867 8910

Send them the following informations of yours for the conclusion of your ATM


YOUR NAME_________________________

YOUR HOME ADDRESS_______________

YOUR COUNTY/CITY______________

YOUR AGE/SEX_________________


YOUR ID COPY______________



Mis Sandra Willie

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 20.0)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
3.0 DEAR_BENEFICIARY BODY: Dear Beneficiary:
0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4 Message was received from an IPv4 address
0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP Message was received from an IP address
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
1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server
[ listed in]
0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail provider
1.2 MISSING_HEADERS Missing To: header
0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY Huge... sums of money
1.0 MONEY_ATM_CARD Lots of money on an ATM card
1.0 MONEY_FROM_41 Lots of money from Africa
2.9 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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