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The link in the email goes to a legitimate hacked site and then one to three scripts as follows:
After that, the victim is directed to the malware landing page at [donotclick]capitalagreements.com/topic/regard_alternate_sheet.php which is a hijacked GoDaddy domain hosted on 126.96.36.199 (Linode, US), along with several other hijacked domains.
The attack is fundamentally the same as this American Express themed malspam run described here.