This email with the subject "Are You Dead Or Alive??" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 03:19:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. James Amsterdam (SAN)."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND FOREIGN REMITTANCE UNIT. Senior Resident Representative Payment 9 Hon. Justice Balakin Avenue. Cotonou Benin Republic. Telephone Number: +229 6886 4459 Officer In charge Of Foreign Inheritance Payment Mr. James Amsterdam (SAN). Attention:Please, A power of attorney was forwarded to our office this morning by one gentle man, one he is an American national and HIS Name is Mr Gerald N. Samaroo, This man claimed to be your representative and this power of attorney stated that you are dead, he brought an account to replace your information in other to claim your fund of ($8.5 Million) Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars which is now lying in a dormant account UNCLAIMED, below is the Address he have submitted: FULL NAME: Gerald N. Samaroo FULL ADDRESS:: 7111-142 Ave N, # 107, Largo, Florida 33771, U.S.A. MOBILE PHONE NUMBER: 727-421-49921 OCCUPATION:TRANSPORTS: Retired Accountant MARITAL STATUS AND AGE:: Married, 72 Years Bank Account.city bank account# / 6503809428. Routing/122006743, address 1076 peter Johnson Road, largo Florida. Be further informed that this power of attorney also stated that you suffered and died of a throat cancer. You are therefore given 24hrs to confirm the truth in this information, If you are still alive, You are to contact us back immediately, Because we work 24 hrs just to ensure that we monitor all the activities going on in regards to the transfer of beneficiaries inheritance and contract payment. You are to call this office immediately for clarifications on this matter as we shall be available 24 hrs to speak with you and give you the necessary guidelines on how to ensure that your payment is wired to you immediately and also be informed that any further delay from your side could be dangerous, as we will not be held responsible for any wrong payment. So kindly contact us urgently if you are Alive as we have his identification and residence he provided for this payment to be wired to his account. N/B Note that you will required to pay the IMF payment Release Bound administrative charge of $155.00us dollars for file endorsement processing charge. Here is the information you are required to send via email for us to check up with the data's we have in our central computer. (1) Full Name............. (2) Country/State/ City Name............. (3) Delivery Address......... (4) Occupation............. (5) Sex.................. (6) Age................. (7) Telephone Number........... (8) A Cope of Your Passport/ Drivers Licenses........................ Contact Person Mr. James Amsterdam (SAN). Email Address:(email@example.com) Telephone Number: +229 6886 4459 As soon as you provide the information above, we will direct you on how to send the file endorsement processing charge via western union or money gram. Thank You. Mr. James Amsterdam (SAN). Chief IMF payment Audit International Monetary Funds Senior Representative payment office Cotonou Benin Republic.