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Scam email #229362 - Dear Western Union Beneficiary ,

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The email was sent on 2017-05-19 05:08:02 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 Western Union Beneficiary ,

We wish to inform you that the United Nations (UN) has authorized us to remit
to you a total amount of $2,000,000.00 USD(two Million United State Dollar).
This amount is to be paid to you because of the fact that you were selected as
a beneficiary in the Last E-mail ballot promotion held in Benin this 2017, by
the United Nations. This promotion is inline with the social resposibility of
the United Nations Organization, which is held once every year to change the
living status of Three (3) lives around the Globe. This year, yourself and Two
(2) other people were randomly selected. On behalf of the United Nations
Organization, we wish to congratulate you formally.

Your Inheritance/Winning payment was paid out to us, by the United Nations, and
they have successfully succeeded in depositing your whole funds with us here at
Western Union Benin. They have now ordered us to take full responsibility in
the transfer process of your funds and thus commence the immediate remittance
of your funds to you. Be strongly informed that because of our Western Union
transfer policy, your funds will be paid to you via our Western Union Daily
Transfer limit of $5,000USD-$4,600USD. This means that you will continuously
receive a daily amount of $5,000USD/$4,600USD. from us, and this amount can be
collected from any of our numerous Western Union outlets in your current

To begin receiving your daily payment as stated above, we need you to provide
us with;
Your Full Name--------,
Phone Number-----
Your occupation----
Your Sex ----?
Your Age========
Upon receipt of the requested details, your first transaction will be activated
by you, we shall then proceed to provide you with the Money Transfer Control
Number (MTCN) for the first installment, and we will continue to email you
others after 24 hours of receiving each payment.

For more information on your payment status;
E-mail Dr.GEORGE LEO (
OR call our 24 hours Helpline @ +229-98-08-6931 for any inquiries on the above

Yours truly,
Mrs.suzan cruz

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 9.7)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
 2.7 RCVD_IN_PSBL           RBL: Received via a relay in PSBL
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                             for more information.
 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]
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in
                            digit (giuseppemorgana2[at]
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY          Huge... sums of money
 1.0 HK_LOTTO               HK_LOTTO
 0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_8          Lots of money and very many fraud phrases

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