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Scam email #238776 - Invitation: YOUR ATM CARD @ Thursday, 11 January 2018

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The email was sent on 2018-01-12 01:41:26 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
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It was probably sent from in Unknown, Benin

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The scam

When Friday, 12 January 2018
01:00 AM to 02:00 AM
(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London
Message Hello Friend, I thank you for your great effort to our unfinished transfer of fund into your account due to one reason or the other best known to you. But I want to inform you that I have successfully transferred the fund out of my bank to my new partner's account in Germany that was capable of assisting me in this great venture. Due to your effort, sincerity, courage and trust worthiness you showed during the course of the transaction. I want to compensate you and show my gratitude to you with the sum of $1.700.000.00 United States Dollars which I have left an ATM VISA CARD for you worth of $1.700.000.00 United States Dollars cash-able anywhere in the world at any ATM VISA CARD Machine terminal. My dear friend I will like you to contact my Account Officer Mrs.Anita ADAM on his email address at: ( for the collection of your ATM VISA CARD call her on +229 95 82 99 31. I authorized her to release the ATM VISA CARD to you whenever you contact him regarding for it. At the moment, I'm very busy here because of the investment projects which I and the new partner are having at hand. Please I will like you to accept this token with good faith as this is from the bottom of my heart, also comply with Mrs.Anita ADAM (s) directives so that he will send the ATM VISA CARD to you without any delay. Contact: Mrs.Anita ADAM on her email address:( therefore you should send her your full Name and telephone number/your correct mailing address where you want her to send the ATM VISA CARD to you.NOTE that you should send $95USD to (Mrs. Anita ADAM)for shipping of your ATM VISA CARD to your door step address. therefore you are advise to kindly send shipping fee of $95USD to her, the Country is BENIN and City is COtonou. Thanks and God bless you and your family. Best Regards, Mrs.Julain Obah,
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ClamAV for Windows - Antivirus report:

Known viruses: 6382552 Engine version: 0.99.1 Scanned directories: 0 Scanned files: 1 Infected files: 0 Data scanned: 0.02 MB Data read: 0.01 MB (ratio 2.00:1) Time: 20.238 sec (0 m 20 s)

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 10.3)

 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
-0.0 SPF_PASS               SPF: sender matches SPF record
 1.0 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD      'From' does not match 'Received' headers
 0.0 MISSING_MIME_HB_SEP    BODY: Missing blank line between MIME header and
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED            Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not necessarily valid
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY          Huge... sums of money
 0.0 T_DKIM_INVALID         DKIM-Signature header exists but is not valid
 1.4 MISSING_DATE           Missing Date: header
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED    ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list
 2.0 MIME_NO_TEXT           No (properly identified) text body parts
 2.9 MONEY_ATM_CARD         Lots of money on an ATM card
 1.7 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money

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