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Scam email #257157 - RE: PAYMENT REMITTANCE ADIVCE(USD$2.5M)

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The email was sent on 2019-07-05 17:21:42 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
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The scam

Head Office: Fidelity House
104 Marina Street Lagos
Tel:234-1-7741668, Fax: 234-1-7596982
Office of the Head Foreign Operation Manager.

Dear Beneficiary


This is to officially inform you that we received an instruction from
the presidency through our apex bank that all accrued interest on
contract sum that was deposited into our bank before the principle sum
was withdrawn by the federal government of Nigeria should not be
declared as dividend instead the beneficiary contractor should be
contacted and the interest paid to them.

You are therefore advice to contact our Head, Foreign Operation, Dr.
Ola Peters on this direct Email: ( or his
direct Number +234-80857900841 immediately for more directives as
there is an accrued interest of $2.5m in your favour as result of your
contract sum deposited with us.

Equally, note that you may be required to forward your bank
information including copies of your international passport or drivers
license for identification. We would appreciate your urgent response
regarding the above information as this enables our bank to treat the
transfer with urgency.

Yours faithfully,
For: Fidelity Bank Plc
Mrs. Evan Rose
Personal Assistant
Head Foreign Operation

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 5.9)

 pts rule                       description                                       
---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
 0.8 BAYES_50                   BODY: Bayes spam probability is 40 to 60% [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         
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
 0.5 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS              Subject is all capitals                           
 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 (jalex4876[at]                 
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in digit     
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.6 URG_BIZ                    BODY: Contains urgent matter                      
 1.0 DEAR_BENEFICIARY           BODY: Dear Beneficiary:                           
-0.1 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_H2          RBL: Average reputation (+2) [      
                                listed in]                       
-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                                 
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 0.0 T_PDS_NO_HELO_DNS          High profile HELO but no A record                 
 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  
 0.5 ADVANCE_FEE_5_NEW_MONEY    Advance Fee fraud and lots of money               

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