This email with the subject "ATTENTION BENEFICIARY: DID YOU SIGN THE POWER OF ATTORNEY IN FAVOUR OF MR. JACK MORGAN?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:49:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "International Monetary Fund (IMF)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) DEPT: WORLD DEBT RECONCILIATION AGENCIES. ADVISE: YOUR OUTSTANDING PAYMENT NOTIFICATION Attention A power of attorney was forwarded to our office this morning by two gentle men, one of them is an American national and he is MR DAVID DEANE by name while the other person is MR. JACK MORGAN by name a CANADIAN national. This gentlemen claimed to be your representative, and this power of attorney stated that you are dead, they brought an account to replace your information in other to claim your fund of $15.5 Million United States Dollars which is now lying DORMANT and UNCLAIMED, below is the new account they have submitted: BANK.-HSBC CANADA Vancouver, CANADA ACCOUNT NO. 2984-0008-66 Be further informed that this power of attorney also stated that you suffered and died of 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 compensation payment. You are to respond immediately for clarifications on this matter as we shall be available 24 hrs to attend to you and give you the necessary guidelines on how to ensure that your payment is wired to you immediately. Just also be informed that any further delay from your side could be dangerous, as we would not be held responsible of wrong payment. Kindly reply Dr. Grant Akclin Director Of Operation International Monetary Funds --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus