This email with the subject "DID YOU SIGN THE POWER OF ATTORNEY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 10 Aug 2016 18:18:55 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "BARRISTER. BARRY CHRISTOPHER"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)
DEPT: WORLD DEBT RECONCILIATION AGENCIES.
ADVISE: YOUR OUTSTANDING PAYMENT
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 $12.5 Million Usd which is now lying DORMANT
and UNCLAIMED, below is the new account they have submitted:
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 contract payment.
You are to reply to this office 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.
Barrister. Barry Christopher
Finance Department Director
International Monetary Funds Agents