A Scam Email with the Subject "IMPORTANT ADVISE AND FOR YOUR OWN GOOD." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:52:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
YOUR PAYMENT NOTIFICATION
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)
HEAD OFFICE NO: 23 LAGOS STATE,
Email( email@example.com )
INSTRUCTION TO RELEASE YOUR INHERITANCE FUND
This is to intimate you of a very important information which will be of a great help to redeem you from all the difficulties you have been experiencing in getting your long over due payment due to excessive demand for money from you by both corrupt Bank officials and Courier Companies after which your fund remain unpaid to you.
I am Mr John Lee a highly placed official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It may interest you to know that reports have reached our office by so many correspondences on the uneasy way which people like you are treated by Various Banks and Courier Companies/ Diplomat across Europe to Africa and Asia /London Uk and we have decided to put a stop to that and that is why I was appointed to handle your transaction here in Nigeria.
All Governmental and Non-Governmental prostates, NGOs, Finance Companies, Banks, Security Companies and Courier companies which have been in contact with you of late have been instructed to back up from your transaction and you have been advised NOT to respond to them anymore since the IMF is now directly in charge of your payment..
The most annoying thing is that the bad officials wont tell you the truth that on no account will they ever release the fund to you, instead they allow you spend money unnecessarily, I do not intend to work here all the days of my life, I can release this fund to you if you can certify me of my security.
I needed to help you release the fund because you need to know the statues of your funds and cause for the delay, Please this is like a Mafia setting in Nigeria, you may not understand it because you are not a Nigerian.
Listed below are the mafia's and banks behind the non release of your funds that i managed to sneak out for your kind perusal.
PLEASE CHECK AMOUNG THESE NAMES IF THERE IS ANY ONE AMONG THEN WHO HAVE SCAM ED YOU, IF YES GET BACK TO ME FOR LEGAL ACTION TO BE TAKEN.
1) Prof. Charles soludo(CBN)
2) Senator David Mark
3) Chief Lamido Sanusi(CBN)
4) John Rob(Barclays bank plc)
5) Mrs Stella Brown(Barclays bank plc)
6) Ronald Franklin
7) Barrister Ucheuzo Williams
8) Mr. Ernest Chukwudi Obi
9) Mr. Mike Jombo
Deputy Governor - Policy / Board Member
10) Mr. Tunde Lemo Deputy Governor - Financial Sector Surveillance / Board Member
(11) Mrs. W. D. A. Mshelia Deputy Governor - Corporate Services / Board Members
12) Mrs. Okonjo Iweala
13) Mrs. Rita Ekwesili
You are hereby advised NOT to remit further payment to any institutions with respect to your transaction as your fund will be transferred to you directly from our source.
I hope this is clear. Any action contrary to this instruction is at your own risk. Respond to this e-mail on ( ) with immediate effect and we shall give you further details on how your fund will be released.
Reconfirm the information bellow
1. Full Name:
4. Age: Date of Birth:
6. Phone: Mobile/Cellular.....................Fax:..
7. State of Origin:
8. Copy of your identity Card
Also Call me as soon as you receive the letter so that you will be given an immediate response: Direct Hotline:+2348025753941
MR JOHN LEE.