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Scam email #229919 - Bank Notification Service From (ECO Bank)

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The email was sent on 2017-06-13 16:06:55 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 Porto-novo, Benin

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The scam

+229 666 992 66
Adresse: Maro Militaire
Quartier: Maro Militaire
Ville, commune: Cotonou
Boite Postale: 01 BP 1280 Cotonou Bйnin

Hello Beneficiary:

Please be informed that the following transaction will occur on your account
as soon as you contact our corresponding Bank (UBA Bank).

We have received an instructional letter today from the office of the
presidency under the instruction of the Benin Financial Services Authorities
asking us to conclude the crediting all outstanding funds belonging to Foreign
Beneficiaries without any delay with immediate effect which this bank is simply
following the instructions to ensure all beneficiaries are paid without any
delay as approved. Your name and personal information reflected on our central
computer as an unpaid beneficiary by the Retired administrative of this humble
bank which is the reason we are contacting you so that you will be paid without
any delay hence you follow the payment instruction. we can not complete your
transaction from our end so we have chosen our corresponding bank which is UBA
Bank to complete the transfer of your (USD $8,500.000.00) Eight Million Five
Hundred Thousand United State Dollars transfer to your Bank account. This bank
is pleased to inform you that your total funds has been liquidated and
successful deposit in the custody of our corresponding Bank which is UBA Bank
for onward transfer to your bank account as soon as you contact them with your
Bank details.

Kindly Contact UBA Bank via the information below with your personal details
for onward crediting of your total funds to your designated Bank account as
approved on your behalf today.

UBA Bank
Address: S.A. (Direction) 01 B.P: 2020 Cotonou Av. Jean Paul II
MD Foreign Affairs Mr. Benedict Oduwke
Bank no#: +229 669 503 69
Contact Email: ( )

We wish to let you know that all hands are on desk to ensure a smooth
transaction and successful transfer of your total funds to your Bank account so
quickly email UBA Bank with your details as listed below.

Your Full Name
Home Address
Cell Phone No
Amount you won or expected to be paid
Home Phone No
Account name:
Account number:
Bank name:
Bank address:
Swift code:
Routing number:
A scan copy of your ID card or passport:

Note: If you also wish to receive your funds in form of a Visa Card, UBA Bank
will load your total funds into a VIP Visa Card and ship it to your address
which will permit you a daily withdrawal limit of US$10,500. You are to provide
the following details which will be using in documenting the ATM before mailing
it to your home.

Here are the details required for the shipment.

Full Name:
Current Address:
Direct Mobile Number:
E-mail Address:
Private email I'd:

Kindly keep us updated as soon as you contact UBA Bank with your personal
details for your funds transfer.

Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Michel Grange

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 15.9)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
 1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB      RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                             for more information.
 2.7 MILLION_USD            BODY: Talks about millions of dollars
 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
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header
 0.0 MIME_QP_LONG_LINE      RAW: Quoted-printable line longer than 76 chars
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY          Huge... sums of money
 2.6 HK_NAME_FM_DR          HK_NAME_FM_DR
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO       Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different
 1.0 MONEY_FROM_41          Lots of money from Africa
 1.0 SPOOFED_FREEM_REPTO    Forged freemail sender with freemail reply-to
 2.9 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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