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Scam email #255745 - Dear Email Owner:

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The email was sent on 2019-01-10 01:55:15 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

Dear Email Owner:

I wish to specific alert you have been awarded with the sum of $2,500,000,00,(Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars, by our office, as one of our customers who use Western Union in their daily business transaction, this is bonus to you as one of our customers.

Noted, this award was been selected through the World Bank in-con-join with the Benin Republic chamber's of commerce, where your e-mail address was indicated, notified. Please provides with us the following details listed below so that your fund will be remitted to you via Western Union, because, the maximums that you can withdraws for each MTCN is $4,500, MTCN #785 745 4820, Amount: $4,500.00 usd, Kindly confirmed below details, to enable help us channel the payment to your city for easier pick up the first payment.

1. Full Name:---------------
2. Address:-----------------
3. Country:-----------------
4. Phone Number:-----------
5. Occupation:------------
6. Copy of passport:-------
7. Your whatsapps Number:---------

As soon as these details are received and verified, your fund will be released to you through online transfer to your country without any problem, Sender?s first name: Samuel, Sender?s last name :Etemeh,however,you should be advice to be aware avoid delaying the transaction to send us total sum of $66.for Transfer Activation Code,

Thank you, for using western union!
Yours Faithful
Pastor Francis White
Whatsapp Number:+229-99-686-423

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 9.1)

 pts rule                    description                                       
---- ----------------------  --------------------------------------------------
 0.8 BAYES_50                BODY: Bayes spam probability is 40 to 60% [score: 
 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 SPF_PASS                SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.6 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD       'From' does not match 'Received' headers
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED    No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
 1.0 MISSING_HEADERS         Missing To: header                                
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM           Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                             provider (wwworg[at]                    
 2.0 MILLION_USD             BODY: Talks about millions of dollars             
-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                                 
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY           Huge... sums of money                             
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID            DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 1.6 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC   No description available.                         
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO        Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different  
 0.9 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED     ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 0.0 ADVANCE_FEE_4_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money               

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