This email header is an example of what came from the scammer:
1) The email claimed to be from Malaysia, but it was routed from Bulgaria
2) It claimed to be from firstname.lastname@example.org, but its in fact from another email address as shown below. There is an attempt to trace back but found that this email is “not from who it claims to be”.
3) The user is sending our the email using squirrelmail, a free email client.
All individual names used are likely fake.
Received: from mail4.bitex.com (mail4.bitex.com [188.8.131.52])
by mx.google.com with ESMTP id 8si8525873bwz.76.2010.02.13.02.16.10;
Sat, 13 Feb 2010 02:16:10 -0800 (PST)
Received-SPF: error (google.com: error in processing during lookup of email@example.com: DNS timeout) client-ip=184.108.40.206;
Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=temperror (google.com: error in processing during lookup of firstname.lastname@example.org: DNS timeout) email@example.com
Received: by mail4.bitex.com (Postfix, from userid 500)
id 3FD3F68102F; Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:16:07 +0200 (EET)
Received: from webmail.bitex.com (voip.bitex.com [220.127.116.11])
by mail4.bitex.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id B9971681063;
Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:16:02 +0200 (EET)
Received: from 18.104.22.168
(SquirrelMail authenticated user firstname.lastname@example.org)
by webmail.bitex.com with HTTP;
Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:16:04 +0200 (EET)
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:16:04 +0200 (EET)
Subject: JOB OFFER
From: "NIPPON OIL AND GAS (MALAYSIA)" <email@example.com>
HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT
NIPPON OIL EXPLORATION (MALAYSIA), LTD
Lot 1168, 3rd Floor Wisma Interhill,
Miri Waterfront Commercial Centre,
98000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
Tel: +60 10290 2643 Fax +603 2033 4506
INTERNATIONAL EXPATRIATE OFFICIAL JOB ONLINE INTERVIEW
Your name has been shortlisted/Chosen among the Lucky expatriates who
submitted the CV to the MALAYSIA ONLINE JOB ,before we will issue you
Success Letter and the Contract Document You have to fill the following
informations and send it back to us
Get back to me as soon as possible.
Head of Recruitment Service
NIPPON OIL AND GAS (MALAYSIA)