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Scam email #255749 - OFFICE OF THE US AMBASSADOR

Email info

The email was sent on 2019-01-11 01:38:23 and appeared to be from efe_james613@yahoo.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to jamesefe112@gmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 74.6.130.42 in Unknown, United States

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The scam



OFFICE OF THE US AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA
11 GARKI ROAD ABUJA
ABUJA, NIGERIA.
PHONE

ATTENTION:

I SHALL BE COMING TO YOUR COUNTRY FOR AN OFFICIAL MEETING ON THURSDAY
AND I WILL BE BRINGING YOUR FUNDS OF $7.5M ALONG WITH ME BUT THIS TIME
I WILL

NOT GO THROUGH CUSTOMS BECAUSE AS AN AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, I AM A US
GOVERNMENT AGENT AND I HAVE THE VETO POWER TO GO THROUGH CUSTOMS. AS
SOON AS I AM THROUGH WITH THE MEETING I SHALL THEN PROCEED TO YOUR
ADDRESS. (SEND YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBER AND THE ADDRESS WHERE YOU WANT
ME TO BRING THE PACKAGE).

YOU HAVE REALLY PAID SO MUCH IN THIS DELIVERY THAT MAKES ME WONDER.
YOU ARE A VERY LUCKY PERSON BECAUSE I SHALL BE BRINGING IT MYSELF AND
THERE IS NOTHING ANYONE CAN DO ABOUT IT. CHECK HERE:
http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/biography.html YOUR PACKAGE($7.5M) MUST
BE REGISTERED AS AN AMBASSADORIAL PACKAGE FOR ME TO DEFEAT ALL ODDS
AND THE COST OF REGISTERING IT IS $150

HERE IS THE PAYMENT INFORMATION

1. Sender's Name....?
2. Sender's Address..?
3. Receiver's Name..ARTHUR UBA
4. Receiver's Address..Lagos Nigeria
5. Amount..$150 us-dollars
6. MTCN.....?
7. Test Question..When
8. Test Answer..Today

THE FEE MUST BE PAID IN THE NEXT 50 HOURS VIA WESTERN UNION SO THAT
ALL NECESSARY ARRANGEMENT CAN BE MADE BEFORE TIME WILL BE AGAINST US.
CONTACT MY SECRETARY IMMEDIATELY FOR THE REGISTERING FEE WHICH IS $150
ONLY.

CONTACT PERSON:DIKE EFE
SECRETARY TO US AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA.
EMAIL:jamesefe112@gmail.com




AS SOON AS YOU SEND THE FEE MAKE SURE YOU SEND ME THE PAYMENT
INFORMATION. MY FLIGHT IS THURSDAY AND I EXPECT YOU TO COMPLY BEFORE
THEN SO THAT THE DELIVERY CAN BE COMPLETED. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY, THEN
IT WILL NOT BE MY FAULT IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR PACKAGE.

TERENCE JAMES F. ENTWISTLE
US AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 10.4)


 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
 0.0 FORGED_RELAY_MUA_TO_MX     No description available.                         
 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     
                                (efe_james613[at]yahoo.com)                       
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.0 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD          'From' yahoo.com does not match 'Received' headers
 1.2 MISSING_HEADERS            Missing To: header                                
 1.6 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS              Subject is all capitals                           
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (efe_james613[at]yahoo.com)              
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
                                CUSTOM_MED                                        
 0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit          
                                (jamesefe112[at]gmail.com)                        
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, no   
                                trust [74.6.130.42 listed in list.dnswl.org]      
 0.0 URIBL_BLOCKED              ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE: The query to URIBL was      
                                blocked. See                                      
                                http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/DnsBlocklists…
                                #dnsbl-block for more information. [URIs:         
                                usembassy.gov]                                    
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 1.9 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC      No description available.                         
 1.2 UPPERCASE_75_100           message body is 75-100% uppercase                 
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.5 REPTO_QUOTE_YAHOO          Yahoo! doesn't do quoting like this               
 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  



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