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Scam email #231321 - United Bank For Africa.

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The email was sent on 2017-08-09 20:07:14 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

International Remittances Department

Benin Republic.United Bank For Africa


Our Ref: UN/FCA7-02U DBB

Attn: Beneficiary,

We are in receipt of an approval document forwarded to our office by the

International Monetary Fund (IMF) and United Nation office (UN) to effect an

immediate payment of $5,000,000.00 USD ( Five Million United States Dollars) to

your nominated account as your over long due

winning/inheritance fund.

You are to make your preferred and affordable choice from the three options


Option (1)

Bank To Bank Transfer: This is a direct electronic transfer that will enable

you receive the sum of money in any account that you will provide for this Bank

to effect the transfer as it is always done electronically. It will take three

(3) business days to reflect in the account that you will provide.

Option (2)

Bank Account Opening: You will have to open a new Bank account here with us and

it will be registered for international transfer and you can make an online

transfer as it will take 24Hours to get the account done.

Option (3)

Client Card Payment: You will have to receive an ATM Card and approved

clearance documents this will take two (2) business days to deliver to your

doorstep. We will have to use our courier company to deliver the parcel to your


Reconfirm to this office immediately:

1)Your Name/ Address ............................

2) Tel/cell/Fax numbers .......................

3) Age/ Marital Status .........................

4) Company name and position.........................

I anticipate your prompt response via email.

ours faithfully,

Mr.Jean Abdel.

United Bank For Africa

Tel +229 98364993

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 11.8)

 pts rule name               description
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2.7 RCVD_IN_PSBL RBL: Received via a relay in PSBL
[ listed in]
0.0 T_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
0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail provider
2.6 RCVD_IN_SBL RBL: Received via a relay in Spamhaus SBL
[ listed in]
0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
[ listed in]
0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit
0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in
digit (customer55[at]
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
1.4 SPOOFED_FREEM_REPTO Forged freemail sender with freemail reply-to
0.0 T_FILL_THIS_FORM_SHORT Fill in a short form with personal information
0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_5 Lots of money and many fraud phrases
0.0 FORM_FRAUD_5 Fill a form and many fraud phrases

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