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Scam email #229633 - CONTACT THE BANK WITH THIS EMAIL ADDRESS NOW FOR YOUR ONLINE TRANSFER LOGIN DETAILS: [email address removed]

Email info

The email was sent on 2017-05-31 13:07:48 and appeared to be from damianogismondi@alice.it but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to bankofafricadepartment@accountant.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 41.216.50.20 in Unknown, Benin

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The scam

HELLO DEAR

I WANT TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR FUNDS VALUED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EURO
($500,000) HAS BEEN APPROVED AND RELEASED FROM BANK OF AFRICAN TODAY,CONTACT
THE BANK NOW AND ASK THE DIRECTOR FOREIGN REMITTANCE FOR YOUR ONLINE TRANSFER
LOGIN INFORMATION FOR YOU TO COMMENCE THE TRANSFER BY YOURSELF, BUT REMEMBER
THAT YOU WILL SEND TO THEM $75. FOR THE OPENING OF A NEW ACCOUNT IN YOUR NAME.
PLEASE IF YOU KNOW THAT YOU CANNOT AFFORD THIS OPENING ACCOUNT FEE WHICH IS $75,
ONLY PLEASE, DO NOT CONTACT THE BANK TO AVOID PROBLEM AND,JUST FORGET ABOUT
THIS TRANSACTION BECAUSE THAT IS THE ONLY MEANS FOR YOU TO RECEIVE YOUR ONLINE
TRANSFER LOGIN DETAILS.

CONTACT PERSON: REV. WILLIAM DABAIN
BANK CELL: +229-68-57-08-69
BANK CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: bankofafricadepartment@accountant.com
THANKS
MR. EDWARD MIKE

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 7.2)


 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
                            (damianogismondi[at]alice.it)
 0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM     RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
                            [82.57.200.117 listed in dnsbl.sorbs.net]
 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: accountant.com]
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY          Huge... sums of money
 1.2 UPPERCASE_75_100       message body is 75-100% uppercase
 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 T_FILL_THIS_FORM_SHORT Fill in a short form with personal information
 0.0 FORM_FRAUD             Fill a form and a fraud phrase



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