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Scam email #257180 - Attn: Beneficiary

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The email was sent on 2019-07-09 04:21:31 and appeared to be from but this address could have been spoofed.
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It was probably sent from in New York, United States - Click here to see the location on a map
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The scam

Attn: Beneficiary
I am Mr. Andrew Tweedie, the Finance Department Director of International Monetary Fund {IMF}, writing you in respect of the payment of your over-due fund.
I wish to inform you that your email and Name are among the short-listed beneficiaries that are receiving their fund in this ''Second Quarter Payment of the Year 2019'' by the Finance Department of the International Monetary Fund in respect of the payment of your over-due fund Valued at US$10.5M..
You are therefore advised to re-confirm all your personal details such as full names, address, cell phone number, company name,age, sex and your receiving banking details for the release of your fund to you.
We wait for your immediate response.
Mr. Andrew Tweedie,Finance Department Director,International Monetary Fund.

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 13.7)

 pts rule                      description                                       
---- ----------------------    --------------------------------------------------
 0.8 BAYES_50                  BODY: Bayes spam probability is 40 to 60% [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           
 1.6 FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD         'From' does not match 'Received' headers
-0.0 SPF_PASS                  SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 1.0 MISSING_HEADERS           Missing To: header                                
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED      No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM             Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
 1.6 DEAR_BENEFICIARY          BODY: Dear Beneficiary:                           
 1.0 PP_MIME_FAKE_ASCII_TEXT   BODY: MIME text/plain claims to be ASCII but isn't
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED               Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                               necessarily valid                                 
-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]     
 1.6 REPLYTO_WITHOUT_TO_CC     No description available.                         
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID              DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY             Huge... sums of money                             
 1.5 HK_NAME_FM_MR_MRS         No description available.                         
 1.2 MALFORMED_FREEMAIL        Bad headers on message from free email service    
 1.3 PDS_NO_HELO_DNS           High profile HELO but no A record                 
 0.6 REPTO_QUOTE_YAHOO         Yahoo! doesn't do quoting like this               
 0.9 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 0.0 MONEY_FORM                Lots of money if you fill out a form              
 0.4 ADVANCE_FEE_4_NEW_FRM_MNY Advance Fee fraud form and lots of money          

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

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