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Scam email #256843 - Your $35.5 million dollars is ready to be released, reconfirm your details to check if you are the real beneficiary.

Email info

The email was sent on 2019-05-08 08:04:38 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
If you replied to this email, your reply would have been sent to which was the scammer's actual email address.
It was probably sent from in Unknown, United States - Click here to see the location on a map
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The scam

Dear Beneficiary,

As the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) investigations
carried out by my Office shows that you have been deceived and cheated
by the Nigerian criminals but urge you to work with me if you want to
receive your overdue $35.5 million dollars. To prove that you are the
real beneficiary, I advise you as a matter of urgency to reconfirm
your name, address and phone number to me now so I can cross-check if
it tallies with what we have in our system to avoid any mistakes ok.

Lastly, note that your payment is among the list of claims to be
released this quarter while assuring you that you are dealing with the
real Governor of CBN now and you can be sure that you will receive
your fund if all fund release due processes are completed by you and
if not I will advise you what you should do to receive your fund and
if you fail to comply to my directives then you forget your overdue
$35.5 million dollars forever ok. I am expecting you to respond to
this mail promptly and if you fail then it means that your claim is
fictitious and non-existed and will be treated accordingly.

Mr. Godwin Emefiele,
Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 2.3)

 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
 0.6 HK_RANDOM_ENVFROM          Envelope sender username looks random             
 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     
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (officeofnigcbngov2[at]        
 0.0 T_DEAR_BENEFICIARY         BODY: Dear Beneficiary:                           
-0.0 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_H2          RBL: Average reputation (+2) [ listed
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at, no  
                                trust [ listed in]    
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED        ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 0.0 T_FILL_THIS_FORM_SHORT     Fill in a short form with personal information    
 0.0 FORM_FRAUD_5               Fill a form and many fraud phrases                

The email above is most likely a scam but every now and then legitimate emails do come through, as do spam emails which are not attempting to defraud, so please use your judgement

Please do not click on links in the above email or make use of any contact details in the above email.


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