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Scam email #255979 - TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

Email info

The email was sent on 2019-02-11 02:39:54 and appeared to be from mercywalter121@hotmail.com but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to mercywalter121@hotmail.com which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from 40.92.67.33 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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The scam

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.

I am Mrs. MERCY WALTERS,i am from south africa.I am a widow to the Late MR. WALTERS ROBERT,I am 49 years old a new Christian convert. I am suffering from cancer of the 
Pelvic my condition is serious, according to my doctor it is quite obvious that I may survive the sickness.so i am begin you that received this email to help me 
please i have a four(4)kids i cant live them in this wicked word and die so i am begging you that have received this email to help me safe my life,my doctor is asking 
for the sum of six thousand dollars ($6000.00)to commence on my treatment please no amount is too small to help me please for the sake of my little children,may god 
provide and bless you as you help AMEN.

sincerely your,

mrs mercy walters,





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ClamAV for Windows - Antivirus report:

Known viruses: 6626722 Engine version: 0.99.4 Scanned directories: 0 Scanned files: 1 Infected files: 0 Data scanned: 0.00 MB Data read: 0.00 MB (ratio 1.00:1) Time: 23.006 sec (0 m 23 s) LibClamAV Warning: ************************************************** LibClamAV Warning: *** The virus database is older than 7 days! *** LibClamAV Warning: *** Please update it as soon as possible. *** LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 7.5)


 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
 0.8 BAYES_50                   BODY: Bayes spam probability is 40 to 60% [score: 
                                0.4040]                                           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP                Message was received from an IP address           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4               Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 1.0 MISSING_HEADERS            Missing To: header                                
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in digit     
                                (mercywalter121[at]hotmail.com)                   
 0.9 FORGED_HOTMAIL_RCVD2       hotmail.com 'From' address, but no 'Received:'    
 1.5 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS              Subject is all capitals                           
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (mercywalter121[at]hotmail.com)          
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, no   
                                trust [40.92.67.33 listed in list.dnswl.org]      
 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     
 2.8 ADVANCE_FEE_4_NEW          Appears to be advance fee fraud (Nigerian 419)    



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