A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND DEPARTMENT UNITED TRUST BANK (UK) FOR PAYMENT OF US$25.5M" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:07:24 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr. Joss Newberry"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR. JOSS NEWBERRY. RE:INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND DEPARTMENT UNITED TRUST BANK (UK) FOR PAYMENT OF US$25.5M Sequel to your outstanding fund on hold, we are irrevocably mandated to debit the UK Government account and credit your account. However, we received a sworn Affidavit from the European High Court of Justice that one MRS. MOREEN MARTINS told them that she is your next of kin and that you died in a car accident. She has also submitted her Bank account info for us to transfer your fund to her including her International passport as proof of identity as your next of kin, we need to confirm if you are dead or not, before we can make the transfer to her. Be informed that we received this photograph indicating that you are already dead, Please confirm before we release the payment to MRS. MOREEN MARTINS who claim to be your representative and he is having the charge with him to collect the approved funds. Remember, Note that I am seeking your authorization before I would release the funds to MRS. MOREEN MARTINS who indicated that you been buried. Failure to respond to this message within 72hrs will leave me no option than to release the funds to MRS. MOREEN MARTINS according to his request. Once again, I apologize to you on behalf of IMF (International Monetary Fund) http://www.imf.org/external/np/omd/bios/rrf.htm for failure to pay your funds in time, which according to records in the system had been long overdue. You are required to confirm the above so that we can facilitate the immediate release of the fund for we have limited time frame to discharge our duties. Upon your response, the payment Reference code will be forwarded to you urgently for further clearance to the Office of the Presidency for the release of the Payment to you forthwith. Anticipating your response to enable us serve you better. Yours Sincerely, E-mail: email@example.com Dr. Joss Newberry. Secretary To General Auditor