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Scam email #231337 - RE: FROM OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY (O)

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The email was sent on 2017-08-10 13:41:11 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, United States

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The scam

Attn: Sir/Madam,

Due to the present health condition of the President, the acting
President, Osinbajo has concluded after a crucial meeting yesterday
the Reconciliation unit of the Presidency and Central Bank of
Nigeria concerning payments of all contractors whose contract
payments are still pending.

In view of this, the concerned beneficiary is not expected to pay any
form of fee before receiving his/her contract payment. You are only
requested to provide your DEDUCTION CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE to us and
reconfirm your full information such as your bank details and your
full names. On receipt of these information we will transfer your fund
to you without delay.

On the contrary,if you do not have this DEDUCTION CLEARANCE
CERTIFICATE you are requested to pay the fee of $70 ONLY to procure
this certificate on your behalf and also you are expected to reconfirm
your full information such as your full names, phone, address and any
means of identification to us to transfer the fund to you.

NOTE: If you pay this sum of $70 for the DEDUCTION CERTIFICATE and
you are still requested to pay more fees, please feel free to report
such act to us for immediate action. You are to contact the following
bank to issue you with the DEDUCTION CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE if you
know you do not have this document available.

TEL: +234-7062392035

You are to contact him for this document and the transfer of your fund.

We are anticipating your total cooperation and compliance


James Bamidele

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 4.7)

 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
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE     RBL: Sender listed at, no
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED   No valid author signature, adsp_override is
 1.6 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS          Subject is all capitals
-0.0 SPF_PASS               SPF: sender matches SPF record
 0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED            Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not necessarily valid
 0.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_SPAM     RBL: SORBS: sender is a spam source
                            [ listed in]
 0.0 T_DKIM_INVALID         DKIM-Signature header exists but is not valid
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO       Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED    ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list
 0.0 T_FILL_THIS_FORM_SHORT Fill in a short form with personal information
 0.0 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW      Appears to be advance fee fraud (Nigerian 419)
 0.0 FORM_FRAUD_5           Fill a form and many fraud phrases

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