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Scam email #229632 - WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER.

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-05-31 11:33:18 and appeared to be from giorgio.costantin@alice.it but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to westernunion201790@yahoo.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 197.234.219.41 in Unknown, Benin

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The scam


WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER.
COTONOU BENIN REPUBLIC/
ADDRESS 455 AGBOKOU,ANKPA ROAD
OPPOSITE TUNDE MOTORS COTONOU.
WEB SITE; http://www.westernunion.com
PHONE NO; 0022968893576

Good day,

Your fund of 40.8M has been released and the transfer began today through
western union transfer So, contact Western Union Agent;Pastor Anthony Okwos,
and
ask him how much you need to send so that you will be able to pick your
transfer. Contact Agent:Pastor Anthony Okwos Direct phone line is
+22968893576,

Email:westernunion.(westernunion201790@yahoo.com)

Bellow is your first payment for $5000usd sent today.
Sender Name:Chikeluo Okechukwu
Receiver Name: In Ur Name
MTCN: 2819352870
Question= What Color
Answer=White
Amount Sent: $5000

Send to him your,
Full Name......
YOUR State.....
YOUR City......
YOUR TELL-PHONE NO...
YOUR AGE...

Sincerely,
Mr,John Williams
IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR
BENIN REPUBLIC
IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 9.4)


 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
 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
                            (giorgio.costantin[at]alice.it)
 0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM     RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
                            [197.234.219.41 listed in dnsbl.sorbs.net]
 1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB      RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server
 1.6 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS          Subject is all capitals
 0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit
                            (westernunion201790[at]yahoo.com
)
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                            See
                            http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/DnsBlocklists#dnsbl-block
                             for more information.
                            [URIs: westernunion.com]
 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



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