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Scam email #255861 - DHL delivery service

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The email was sent on 2019-01-25 11:10:57 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
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It was probably sent from in Kumasi, Ghana

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DHL Ghana Ltd

C913/3 North Ridge Crescent Road

North Ridge

P O Box 207



Tel/Fax: +233-50-5975945

Dear Value customer,


Greetings to you from the DHL COURIER SERVICES WORLD WIDE, we are writing to inform you that your ATM CARDS was brought to our office in Ghana this Morning from the Bank Of Ghana, at about 8:37am our time to be delivered to you in on the 23/01/2019 at about 3:30pm your time by one of our agent by name Hilary Joel You are expected to reconfirm your delivery address to us for delivery to commence.I was told by the director of Bank of Ghana, that this ATM card is given to you as a compensation to you due to the delayed of your Unclaimed Fund / Inheritance, also we discovered that your Parcel has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt DHL officials in Ghana.The ATM Card are two each of them is Value is $5.500,000 USD Only . You are advised that a maximum withdrawal value of US$1,500.00 is permitted daily from any ATM machine that has the Master Card Logo on it and the card have to be renewed in 2 years time which is 2021 Also with the ATM card you will be able to transfer your funds to your local bank account. The ATM card comes with a handbook or manual to enlighten you about how to use it. Even if you do not have a bank account.

Please note that the ATM card is well packaged and cannot be opened because it is protected with a hard cover an insurance policy which makes it impossible for it to be used by any individual except by you the rightful beneficiary. All verifications has been made and you are the sole beneficiary of the funds, you are advice to pay the delivery charges of $190.00usd to get your parcel deliver to you within 24 hours.

24 hours Delivery


Insurance…………. $75.00

Vat (5%)……………..$50.00


Payment of $190.00 usd should be sent to the DHL account officer from any Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram Money Transfer location nearest to you, As soon as payment is confirm, you will be sent the tracking number to ascertain status of your card shipment..


ATM card/original certificate of weight :—–0.20kg

Bonded draft of weight :——————0.17kg

Total weight of parcel :——————–0.37kg

Color of Parcel :—————————-Dark Brown

Length of days :——————————24hours

Delivery Type:——————————-Premium Service

Delivery Status:——————————Virtual Pending

Customer Number:————————–FRAl45771001

Your parcel contains the following documents:

1.Two Visa CARD VALUED THE SUM OF $5.500,000 USD Only



These documents have been securely sealed and packed for security reasons which makes it impossible for anyone to view it until its been delivered to you.

Immediately you make the payment delivery is set to take place. please you are advice to send your delivery address to us in time so we can give you the information where you can make the payment of the $190.00 usd so that your package will be deliver to you ASAP.

Upon receipt of payment the delivery officer will ensure that your package is sent within 24 working hours. Because we are so sure of everything we are giving you a 100% money back guarantee if you do not receive payment/package within the next 24hrs after you have made the payment for shipping.

With best regards from the DHL COURIER SERVICE

Mrs. Rose Annan

Dispatch Manager

DHL delivery service

Receiver's Name.........................Joseph Smith

Country....................... .................Ghana

City.......................... .....................Accra

Amount........................ .................$190.00 only

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 5.4)

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-1.9 BAYES_00               BODY: Bayes spam probability is 0 to 1% [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 FREEMAIL_FROM          Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                            provider (email-dhlgh[at]                
 1.0 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header                                
-0.0 SPF_PASS               SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.5 RCVD_IN_SORBS_WEB      RBL: SORBS: sender is an abusable web server      
                            [ listed in]          
-0.7 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_LOW      RBL: Sender listed at, low  
                            trust [ listed in]     
 2.4 UNCLAIMED_MONEY        BODY: People just leave money laying around       
 1.2 MONEY_BACK             BODY: Money back guarantee                        
 0.7 MIME_HTML_ONLY         BODY: Message only has text/html MIME parts       
 0.0 HTML_MESSAGE           BODY: HTML included in message                    
 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     
 0.0 MONEY_FROM_41          Lots of money from Africa                         
 0.0 T_FILL_THIS_FORM_SHORT Fill in a short form with personal information    
 0.8 MONEY_FORM_SHORT       Lots of money if you fill out a short form        
 0.0 FORM_FRAUD_5           Fill a form and many fraud phrases                

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