A Scam Email with the Subject "IMF FUND COMPENSATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Dec 2016 04:12:21 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was IMF Old Fund <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Amalgamated Bank South Africa Foreign Int'l Remit Department Tel No:+27 63 153 7877 Fax No:+27 86 665 7129 Date 19th September 2016 Email:(email@example.com) Attn Sir, In reference to an International Monetary Fund transfer scheme, we have been mandated to this office from Reserve Bank of South Africa(SARB) and ministry of finance to remit your wholesome fund (Twelve Million Five Hundred Thousand United States of American Dollars) US$12.500.000.00 through Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) or by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).This is due to timely going on of some banking irregularities in AFRICA and terrorist activities globally.therefore,for the safety and quickest transfer of your fund the banking institution has authorized to lift your fund through Master Visa Card package scheme. Note, we could not be able to remit or transfer your long awaited fund due to some Bank officials irregularities,therefore,the Amalgamated Bank South Africa (ABSA) introduced a newly version of quickest and safest means of transferring your fund through any requirements of your Bank account details.Or instead with option, your fund will be delivered to you via Int'l Speed Posts Courier Services Delivery e.g. DHL Courier, UPS, FEDEX and TNT Speed Post Courier Service Delivery to your destination home or company address of your choice. Unfortunately, the previous bank could not transfer this huge amount to your personal bank account due to the substantial amount involved, because of the world economic and financial problems. I refer to a payment advice from our bank, The Amalgamated Bank of South Africa (ABSA) to confirm a request to release and process your cash Inheritance /Compensation fund valued at the sum of $12.5million via Automated Teller Machine (ATM) which will give you access to US$25.000.00-$50,000.00 every 24 hours However, in line with the international policy on the transfer of high volume sum we required to identify with you as the rightful beneficiary or we can wire your fund directly and wholesomely into your provided accounts. Due to your inability to come here in person to South Africa ABSA Bank and collect your Card you are required to forward us the listed info below to enable us send the original card to your address which you will forward to us.Note,the fund has been recalled to South Africa due to your incapability and some irregularities from bank officials globally. I will like to use this opportunity to let you understand that we are working under instruction from the government and we cannot go contrary to the instruction to avoid loosing our jobs, therefore, your Master Visa ATM Card is now ready and will be issued or deliver to you as soon as we confirm your readiness and your acceptance to carry on this process. However, we request you to reconfirm to our office as follows: 1.Your full names: 2.Your residential home address: 3.Your cell phone number : 4. A copy of Passport or Any National identity card: 5.Your profession and position in the office: 6.Your Marital Status, age and sex: 7.Your Nationality or country of origin: 8.Your Working Place Address: Please furnish us with these details so that we confirm you as the original benefactor of the said fund in our custody. Yours Sincerely, Mr.Daniel Nugget Tel No:+27 63 153 7877 Bank Consultant.