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It was probably sent from in Cotonou, Benin

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Agence Porto Novo, Quartier Ounsoumede C/316
Immeuble Kaff,Porto Novo,Benin


I Am Dr. Benjamin Chinedu, director cash processing unit, united bank for
Africa, UBA the only bank appointed by the A.U. Members lead by President
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz .Because of the frauds going on in West Africa
countries where some innocent beneficiaries were asked to pay in advance
before receiving their money owed to them.

The above Africa union held meeting in Benin and resolve to pay all
beneficiaries in cash through means of diplomatic courier service. We receive
your files from international monetary fund (I.M.F.) as one of the

Take note:Three thousand united state dollars (usd$3,000) have been mapped out
for all expenses in taxes and other documents that matters.Therefore, I want
you to bear it in mind that your total fund will not be One million five
hundred thousand united state dollars ($1.500,000.00) but One million four
hundred and ninety seven thousand united state dollars ($1.497,000.00).

If anybody tells you that he is paying you in bank draft or telegraphic money
transfer both western union and money gram, do not listen to him or her because
due to this frauds no international bank honors our remittance instruction any
more that is why we settled to pay in cash through courier diplomatic Channel.
We also received a security report that you paid the fraudsters who have been
deceiving you, telling you that they are going to send this money to you, why
they are not.

Dear as a senior banker, controlling this cash payment now, I advise you not to
waste your money by paying them again except any instruction we give to you,
and if you just follow my instruction, you will receive your money in three
days time.Your fund will now be packaged in box and take to the diplomatic
courier service for immediate shipment, I will also send the picture of the
box by attachment to you to see how the money is packed, and I will send you
more mails to give you more information for you to know the genuineness of
this transaction.

Therefore, do forward your home address,Full Name, and direct phone number to
this E-Mail ( ) All the documents will be sent to
you if I am assured that you have stopped sending money to those fraudsters.Am
waiting to hear from you with the required information of yours.

Dr. Benjamin Chinedu,
Director cash processing unit
united bank for Africa. (U.B.A)

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 17.2)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                             for more information.
 2.8 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
 1.6 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS          Subject is all capitals
 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
 1.0 MONEY_FROM_41          Lots of money from Africa
 1.0 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
 1.0 MONEY_FRAUD_8          Lots of money and very many fraud phrases
 2.9 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money
 2.7 FORM_FRAUD_5           Fill a form and many fraud phrases

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