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Scam email #256461 - Attention, Email Owner:

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The email was sent on 2019-03-29 01:34:54 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
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The scam

Attention, Email Owner:

You might be very verse with the swift credit card system through the (A.T.M) automated teller machine system that allows beneficiaries direct access to make withdrawal Of fund from any international banks in the World, the Federal Government under the Ministry of Finance with (FBI) has adopted this administrative measure owing to various Complains/Petitions received from beneficiaries owning to the delays in receiving their Contract/ Inheritance Fund as expected, sequel to the delay in your payment, it has come to our knowledge through USA International Clearing House that your payment which was scheduled through ATM Card has not been completed due to diplomatic misplacement and MICRO SMART CARD FAILURE and error from the issuing bank.

Please be informed that this is a real and not a bogus Card so be rest assured that the money will be cleared immediately a withdrawal is affected, I have made all the necessary arrangements to have your Card delivered to you at your nominated mailing address, I am so glad to officials update you that the Economic Finance Unit have already confirmed that these funds are fully free of any liens or encumbrances and are clean, clear and of non- criminal origin shall also be sent to you, based on this, the USA International Clearing House and Foreign Payment Bureau has mandated us to complete your transaction via online internet transfer using 960 MEGABYTE transfer circuit which will be conformable in your domestic bank account within 12hours,this will be perfected within two banking days through our Satellite corresponding bank that will recognize your domestic bank account number.

This ATM Card Contains Maximum of (Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United States of America Dollars Only) (US$10.5Million US Dollar) and you have a daily withdrawal limit of? On this note, we have set up an online account for you and have submitted your online account details to USA International Clearing House for crediting of the account,we therefore, implore your kindness to acknowledge this email and stop any form of communications with any person(s) or bank(s) demanding or asking you to pay any fee before your PIN would be sent to you until we finalize our service and you make transfer to your account by yourself, For your information, We are not if you still willing to receive the ATM Card or through the online Bank to Bank Transfer to ensure that Card is to be delivered to you wherever you are anywhere in the world, However, before I proceed, I would like you to re-confirm your details.

It is also pertinent to let you know that your total sum due for transfer is (Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United States of America Dollars) ($10,500,000.00). Please reconfirm your personal information for verification before we can release your account information and direct you how to proceed with our online service ,Your online account is already active but we will confirm your information first to make sure it corresponds with the information we have in our gazette system to avoid misappropriate of funds, Information needed for the verification exercise are: Your Full Name and address, your phone number, Date of Birth and scan copy of your identification, your next of Kin, your bank name, bank address, account no, routing no, swift code.

Thanks for Your Co-Operation.
Best Regards,
Mr. Terry Kimberly.
Director,Reliable United Bank

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 8.8)

 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
-1.9 BAYES_00                   BODY: Bayes spam probability is 0 to 1% [score:   
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP                Message was received from an IP address           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4               Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 1.6 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD          'From' does not match 'Received' headers
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.0 MISSING_HEADERS            Missing To: header                                
 0.2 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO_END_DIGIT Reply-To freemail username ends in digit          
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (userw2user[at]                
 0.0 HK_SCAM_N2                 BODY: No description available.                   
-0.0 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_H2          RBL: Average reputation (+2) [ listed  
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at, no  
                                trust [ listed in]      
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
 1.6 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC      No description available.                         
 1.5 MALFORMED_FREEMAIL         Bad headers on message from free email service    
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 0.0 TVD_PH_BODY_ACCOUNTS_PRE   The body matches phrases such as "accounts        
                                suspended", "account credited", "account          
 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  
 2.7 MONEY_ATM_CARD             Lots of money on an ATM card                      
 0.0 MONEY_FORM                 Lots of money if you fill out a form              
 0.0 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_FRM_MNY  Advance Fee fraud form and lots of money          
 0.0 MONEY_FRAUD_5              Lots of money and many fraud phrases              

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