This email with the subject "Attn:Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:45:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was IMF ASSISTED PROGRAM <info@IMF.ORG>, although it may have been spoofed.
IMF ASSISTED PROGRAM DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS Attn:Beneficiary REF/PAYMENTS CODE: 1809/IMF/NG/2010 (US$2,500.000.00)This is to bring to your notice that the above body have been having meetings for the passed 7 months which ended few days ago with the former secretary general of the UNITED NATION. On this faithful recommendations, I want you to know that during the last U.N. meetings held in New Zealand, it was alarmed so much by the world in the meetings on the lost of funds by various individuals to scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today.
In other to compensate these victims, the U.N Body has mandated the above body to pay 221 victims of this operation(US$2,500.000) each in accordance with the U.N. recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in some African countries, the payments are to be paid by our corresponding paying Director under the funding assistance of IMF AUDIT UNIT. Benefactor will be cleared and recommended for payment by Dr. Donald E. Gregory According to the number of applicants at hand, 184 Beneficiaries payments has been concluded so far. Half of the victims are from the United States , we still have about 37 beneficiaries in this categoryleft to be paid the compensations of (US$2,500.000) each.
Your particulars was mentioned by one of the Syndicates who was arrested in this operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to him for any reason whatsoever as our secret service is already on trace of the other criminals. So keep it secret till they are all apprehended.
Other victims who have not been contacted can submit their application as well for scrutiny and possible consideration. You can receive your compensations payments via only one option, WIRE TRANSFER.
You are advised to contact Dr. Donald E. Gregory of IMF ASSISTED PROGRAMS in South Africa , as he is our representative appointed specifically for this program in South Africa to co-ordinate the payments and transfer of these money to your account through the offshore paying banks in South Africa, which is has the best banking system in Africa. Contact him immediately for your payment. This fund is deposited in a dormant account for security purpose, so activate the account before transfering it into any bank of your choice.
Please contact Dr. Donald E. Gregory on the below email. IMF ASSISTED PROGRAMS Johannesburg, South Africa. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 72 374 1486Thanks and God bless you and your family, and hoping to hear from you as soon as you receive your payment.
Making the world a better place. Yours Sincerely, Hon (Dr.) Carlos F. Rodriguez Chairman, IMF/NIGERIA GOVERNMENT ASSISTED PROGRAM