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Scam email #255740 - Re: From The Bar Council of UK get back to me ( HAPPY NEW YEAR)

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Attention: Victim,
In our bid to defend human right globally which is one of our major objective, we has unanimously agreed in collaboration with the British and United States of America Governments to appointed eight best
British and American debt recovery attorneys who can champion the cause of all foreign beneficiaries who has not receive their payment with Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republics governments, in line with the report we received it is not in doubt that your funds has being intentionally withhold by various Government agencies in West Africa because of corrupt practices which is very common in West Africa.

It is also to our noticed that some beneficiaries funds were intercepted at various airports in the world including in the United Kingdom which was abandoned by the delivery agents known as diplomats because of the failure of such agents from presenting valid and authenticated documents at the airport which can facilitate the
release of such funds by customs agents at the airport, therefore we have resolved to use our good position to effect the release of such consignments to the owners without hitch.

Therefore we have resolved to champion the cause to release of every foreign beneficiaries to receive funds without delay irrespective of the reason why such funds were not paid or intercepted by the customs officials, Financial Action Task Force (FATC) or the Homeland Security/FBI, IMF or the World Bank due to one reason or the other,
The Bar Council of UK is also ready to curtail the excessive of the paying countries, both their illegal demand of fees in the name of one reason or the other, all the foreign nationals who is a victim of this ugly trend in Africa shall be equally represented to enable all to receive their payment without hitch or deliberately withholding payment by the paying country.

Therefore after proper consultation with world body?s,the Bar Council of UK has resolved to shoulder the responsibility of assisting any foreign beneficiaries from receive his/her payment without more stress with one condition that the beneficiary must open a bank account with Natwest bank, therefore you are advised to
contact us as soon as possible to enable our debt recovery team to champion the release of your consignment or transfer of your funds without delay.

Therefore you are advised to get back to us with your comprehensive contact details as soon as possible to enable us commence with the processing of your payment without delay,

Andrew Williams
Head of Communications

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 8.3)

 pts rule                   description                                       
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 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4           Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP            Message was received from an IP address           
 1.0 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD      'From' does not match 'Received' headers
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM          Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                            provider (andrewwilliamsunc[at]         
-0.0 SPF_PASS               SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header                                
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED   No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE     RBL: Sender listed at, no   
                            trust [ listed in]     
 0.0 MIME_QP_LONG_LINE      RAW: Quoted-printable line longer than 76 chars   
 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     
 1.9 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC  No description available.                         
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED    ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 2.7 ADVANCE_FEE_4_NEW      Appears to be advance fee fraud (Nigerian 419)    

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