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Scam email #254779 - Dear Beneficiary Your Fund Release

Email info

The email was sent on 2018-10-08 17:29:38 and appeared to be from drjohnikolo234@gmail.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to officecenter20@gmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 209.85.210.46 in Unknown, United States

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The scam

YOUR PAYMENT APPROVAL LETTER
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)
HEAD OFFICE NO: 23 ZIRIKI ST, ABUJA NIGERIA.
Date: 8 October /09/2018



Attention:Beneficiary



This is to intimate you of a very important information which will be
of a great help to redeem you from all the difficulties you have been
experiencing in getting your long over due payment due to excessive
demand for money from you by both corrupt Bank officials and Courier
Companies after which your fund remain unpaid to you.I am Mr. John
Lipsky, a highly placed official of the International Monetary Fund
(IMF)It may interest you to know that reports have reached our office
by so many correspondence on the uneasy way which people like you are
treated by Various Banks and Courier Companies across Europe to Africa
and Asia and we have decided to put a stop to that and that is why I
was appointed to handle your transaction here in Nigeria.

All Governmental and Non-Governmental parasites, NGOs, Finance
Companies, Banks, Security Companies and Courier companies which have
been in contact with you of late have been instructed to back up from
your transaction and you have been advised NOT to respond to them
anymore since the IMF is now directly in charge of your payment. You
are hereby advised NOT to remit further payment to any institutions
with respect to your transaction as your fund will be transferred to
you directly from our source. I hope this is clear. Any action
contrary to this instruction is at your own risk.

Write Mr. Duncan James,through this e-mail: , with immediate effect
and he will give you further details on how your fund entitlement
of(10.5MillionUSD) will be released to you.Also call him as soon as
you send the e-mail so that you will be given an urgent attention:
Direct
Hotline: Call: +234 8082-752-536

Regards,


Mr. John Lipsky,


Acting Director (IMF).
CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [FPD]
CC: CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA [CBN]
CC: OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 5.7)


 pts rule                       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           
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in digit     
                                (drjohnikolo234[at]gmail.com)                     
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (drjohnikolo234[at]gmail.com)            
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
                                CUSTOM_MED                                        
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit          
                                (officecenter20[at]gmail.com)                     
 0.0 T_DEAR_BENEFICIARY         BODY: Dear Beneficiary:                           
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, no   
                                trust [209.85.210.46 listed in list.dnswl.org]    
-0.0 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_H3          RBL: Good reputation (+3) [209.85.210.46 listed in
                                wl.mailspike.net]                                 
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
-0.0 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_WL          Mailspike good senders                            
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO           Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different  
                                freemails                                         
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED        ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 2.8 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY    Advance Fee fraud and lots of money               



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