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Scam email #255149 - URGENT RESPONDS FROM VICE PRESIDENT OF GHANA

Email info

The email was sent on 2018-11-09 00:16:03 and appeared to be from vicepresidentmahamudubawumia15@gmail.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to vicepresidentmahamudubawumia15@gmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 209.85.222.180 in Unknown, United States

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The scam

ATTENTION MY FRIEND,
AS THE NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA, IT IS MY OBLIGATION TO
MAKE SURE THAT THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE NOT BEING ABLE TO RECEIVE THEIR
CONSIGNMENTS GETS THEM IN MY REGIME, I WAS TOLD THAT YOU HAVE SPENT LOTS OF
MONEY TO SCAMMERS BUT ALL TO NO AVAIL. TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS THAT I INTEND
TO GET YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. I HAVE SPOKEN TO MY
ASSISTANTS AND WE HAVE DECIDED TO SEND IT VIA FEDEX AND IT WILL BE
DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO THE LOCATION YOU WILL GIVE TO ME. YOU ARE EXPECTED TO
PAY A SUM OF 300 DOLLARS AND SIGN A LEGAL DOCUMENT BEFORE IT CAN BE
RELEASED BUT NOT TO WORRY I GOT IT COVERED. JUST AS A COMPENSATION OF YOUR
PAST EXPERIENCE. AS IT STANDS ALL I WILL BE NEEDING YOU TO DO FOR ME NOW IS
TO PROVIDE YOUR ADDRESS, THE FULL NAME ON YOUR IDENTITY CARD/PASSPORT AND
THE FEE FOR SENDING IT TO YOU. AS I WAS TOLD, IT COSTS ONLY $150 US
DOLLARS. I KNOW YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO DOUBT MY ORIGINALITY DUE TO YOUR
PAST EXPERIENCES WITH THE PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT,
IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO CLERIFY, YOU CAN ALWAYS REACH ME ON MY
PRIVATE NUMBER +233542839998.
I'LL BE HOPING TO HEAR FROM YOU ASAP.
5TH VICE PRESIDENT, 4TH REPUBLIC OF GHANA PRIVATE
EMAIL - vicepresidentmahamudubawumia15@gmail.com PRIVATE NUMBER -
+233542839998

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 1)


 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, no   
                                trust [209.85.222.180 listed in list.dnswl.org]   
-1.9 BAYES_00                   BODY: Bayes spam probability is 0 to 1% [score:   
                                0.0000]                                           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP                Message was received from an IP address           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4               Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in digit     
                                (vicepresidentmahamudubawumia15[at]gmail.com)     
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider                                          
                                (vicepresidentmahamudubawumia15[at]gmail.com)     
 1.5 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS              Subject is all capitals                           
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
                                CUSTOM_MED                                        
 0.0 PP_MIME_FAKE_ASCII_TEXT    BODY: MIME text/plain claims to be ASCII but isn't
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.0 UPPERCASE_75_100           message body is 75-100% uppercase                 
 0.9 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED        ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  



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