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Scam email #230479 - I'M AN ASSISTANT MANAGER WESTERN UNION

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-07-28 13:11:14 and appeared to be from gianfranco.placenti@alice.it but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to moneyreansferwesternunion@gmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 41.138.89.235 in Unknown, France

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The scam


I'M AN ASSISTANT MANAGER WESTERN UNION

ADDRESS: 17, BP OPPOSITE POST OFFICE BENIN REPUBLIC,



I'm An Assistant Manager Western Union Branch Cotonou (Bank of Africa Benin

SA) Benin Republic, My Name Is Mr. Paul William, I am responding back to you

this morning to inform you that Our General manager just passed away 2days ago

(((Died))). And all the files/documents was handed over to me today, Benn the

28th of July 2017



Luckily I went through all the files and found out that you have incomplete

transfer in our custody, that's why I am writing to inform you that I have some

funds at hand to assist you to complete your transaction here in our custody,

but it's not yet complete and secondly you have to assure me that after I help

you on this matter, and as soon as you receive your first installation payment

that you will return my supported money back to me?.



The reason why I want to help you out is because if this fund last for more

than a year in our custody it will transfer to Government account.Therefore, I

need your urgent respond today so that we shall finalize the transfer of your

$5,000.00. Thanks and God bless as am looking forward to hear from you as the

funds beneficiary,Remember that we will make the payment two times a day, once

in morning while the other will come to you in the evening time. until your

total sum of $950.000.00 (Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand United State Dollars

) is transfer to you completely.

Here is content email (moneyreansferwesternunion@gmail.

com)



THANKS FOR OUR PATRONAGE,

YOURS SINCERELY

Mr.PAUL

WILLIAM.

ASSISTANT MANAGER WESTERN UNION.

FOREIGN OPERATION MANAGER

TELEPHONE :{ +229 988 505 83}


SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 8.9)


 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
1.2 RCVD_IN_BL_SPAMCOP_NET RBL: Received via a relay in bl.spamcop.net
[Blocked - see ]
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
(gianfranco.placenti[at]alice.it)
0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
[82.57.200.119 listed in dnsbl.sorbs.net]
1.6 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS Subject is all capitals
1.2 MISSING_HEADERS Missing To: header
0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY Huge... sums of money
1.9 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC
1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different
freemails
1.4 SPOOFED_FREEM_REPTO Forged freemail sender with freemail reply-to
0.0 ADVANCE_FEE_2_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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