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Scam email #230276 - YOUR ATM VISA CARD

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The email was sent on 2017-07-14 03:41:27 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 Unknown, Benin

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The scam

Attn:Our Customer

The Ministry Of Finance Benin Republic was notify us your Email and your
address as those that is paid to wrong people in Africa since past years and
your fund still remain unclaimed and after meeting held on 10th of July 2017.

The Executive Governor of Ministry Of Finance Benin Republic Dr.Felix Martins
has Instructed this UBA BANK Plc ATM Payment Department to code your total sum
of US$17.5M.Usd into ATM VISA CARD for Easy delivery to your destination
address for you to make use of your CARD in any ATM MACHINE around you.

Executive Governor of Ministry Of Finance Benin Republic Dr.Felix Martins have
paid the delivery fee of your ATM VISA Card,He paid it because the ATM VISA
Card of USD$17.5.million has no less than three WEEKS to expire and when it
expires,The money will go into Government purse.Because you have paid a lot of
money to wrong people which the Ministry Of Finance Benin Republic has decided
to help you pay the money so that the ATM VISA Card will not expire.

In view of that the United Bank for Africa ATM Payment Department want you to
pay only your re-activation fee of $95usd for immediate used of your CARD and
you will advised to send the money today so that your ATM VISA CARD will be re-
activate and get it delivered to your home address through Diplomatic System
without any further delay.

Please bear it in mind that there is no way the money can be deducted from the
card because that is against the law and you should be informed that the ATM
card and the pin code would be enclosed in the envelope and you can make.
withdrawals from the ATM CARD any moment you receive the parcel.

The Receivers Information for the $95usd is as follows: WESTERN UNION MONEY

Receivers name:=====Frank Oji
Country: ==========ѕnin Republic
Answer;=========== Today
Sender s name and Address====Reference, No;===============
And you can also forward your full Address to avoid mistake on the Delivery of

1.YOUR FULL NAMES:...........
2 ADDRESS:...................
3 TEL PHONE:.................
4 OCCUPATION:................
5 COUNTRY:...................
6 SEX:.......................

As soon as payment is made, do send an email with the Reference numbers so that
we can proceed with dispatching of your parcel without wasting time. Be rest
assured that the $95usd is the only payment you will have to make for the
delivery of the ATM card and nothing more.

The ATM CARD re- activate charges is only $95usd and as soon as payment is
confirmed we shall immediately dispatch your parcel and email you with the DHL
tracking numbers so as for you to be able to track your parcel online and know
when it get to your home to receive it.
Yours faithful,
Phone. +229-99-15-68-16
Mr.John Carto
UBA BANK Plc ATM Payment Department

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 11.9)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
 2.7 RCVD_IN_PSBL           RBL: Received via a relay in PSBL
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4           Message was received from an IPv4 address
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP            Message was received from an IP address
 1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB      RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server
                            [ listed in]
 0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM     RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                             for more information.
 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
 0.0 LOTTO_DEPT             Claims Department
 1.4 SPOOFED_FREEM_REPTO    Forged freemail sender with freemail reply-to

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