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Scam email #232038 - ATTENTION DEAR CUSTOMER

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The email was sent on 2017-08-29 18:20:31 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

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 29 August 2017 at 14:46


This is to officially inform you that we have written to you before without
getting response from you and we believed that our previous mail did not get
to you,
We are contacting you concerning the release of your inheritance fund in our
custody which was recovered from lotto management as your e-mail was listed
among beneficiaries who has not been paid due to unnecessary delay by
officials who are trying to divert your funds into their private accounts.

To forestall this security for your funds was organized in the form of your
personal Identification number (PIN) ATM CARD and this will enable only you
have direct Control over your funds in the ATM CARD. We will monitor this
payment ourselves to avoid the hopeless situation henceforth.

Contact Mr Williams Edward for further directives:

Contact Person: Mr Williams Edward
Telephone Number: +229 9976 3128

Send to him the following information:

1: Your Full Name:
2: Country:........
3: Your Delivery Address:
4: Telephone:......

NOTE:You are advised to furnish him with your correct and valid details.
be informed that the amount to be paid
to you is USD$3,500,000.00.

Congratulations in advance.

Best Regards

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 5.5)

 pts rule name               description
---- ---------------------- --------------------------------------------------
-0.0 NO_RELAYS              Informational: message was not relayed via SMTP
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED          ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was blocked.
                             for more information.
 0.1 MISSING_MID            Missing Message-Id: header
 1.8 MISSING_SUBJECT        Missing Subject: header
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY          Huge... sums of money
 1.0 MISSING_FROM           Missing From: header
-0.0 NO_RECEIVED            Informational: message has no Received headers
 1.4 MISSING_DATE           Missing Date: header
 0.0 NO_HEADERS_MESSAGE     Message appears to be missing most RFC-822 headers
 0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_5          Lots of money and many fraud phrases

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