This email with the subject "Monetary Fund (IMF) and Financial Services Authority (USA). !!/>" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:35:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "IMF CHINA SECTION"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention Account normalization of your banking details has been delayed by International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Financial Services Authority (USA). This has made it necessary for your inheritance payment to be programmed into HSBC Visa Atm Debit Card. The total fund in question is $5,300,000.00 This is the first part of the Payment of which the balance will subsequently be paid into same account. Bank of China, working in relationship with HSBC BANK USA and also Leeds Bank in China has concluded to issue you an ATM CARD with which you can use to access your beneficiary amount $5,300,000.00 This card center will send you an ATM card which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Fifty Thousand United States Dollars ($50,000) per day. So if you like to receive your fund in this way, please let us know by contacting the Managing Director ATM payment department (BEM LANG) on email (firstname.lastname@example.org)Get back to this office with the following information as listed below: 1. Full name 2. Phone and fax number 3. Address were you want them to send the ATM card to (p.o box not acceptable) 4. Your age and current occupation 5.Attachment copy of your ID 6Total Amount; The ATM card payment center was mandated to issue out $5,300,000.00 as part payment for this fiscal year 2010 to you so bear with us. Also for your information, you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving your payment. Note that because of impostors, we hereby issued you our code of conduct,which is (ATM-811) so you have to indicate this code when contacting the card center by using it as your subject. We anticipate your total compliance to this message immediately. YOURS SINCERELY, MR PETER CHANG Secretary to China Bank Guangzhou Branch, China P.R.C.