A Scam Email with the Subject "I am Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the United States NationalTreasury" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:57:38 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was United State Treausury Office <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good day to you, I am Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the United States National Treasury.President Barack Obama nominated me to be the 75th secretary of the treasury on January 20th, 2009. I am the president's leading policy adviser on a broad range of domestic and international economic issues.I have spent most of my career at the U.S. Treasury, which I joined in 1988 after having worked three years in the private sector for Kissinger Associates. Before going to the IMF, I Geithner was undersecretary for international affairs at the Treasury Department under then- Secretary Lawrence Summers.I played a major role in the Treasury's efforts to contain the Asian financial crisis in 1997 and 1998. A biography, furnished by the New York Fed, highlights my management responsibilities. I am the director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the IMF, which has a staff of 180 people. As a Treasury official, I Geithner participated in a number of international negotiations, including agreement on international banking standards known as the Basel accord, and an agreement that created the IMF's expanded emergency reserve fund.I am married and has two children to my Name, also received my bachelor's degree in government and Asian studies from Dartmouth College and a master's degree in economics and East Asian studies from Johns Hopkins University. Kindly visit the website below to view my personal profile. Website:http://www.forexhsi.com/forexnews/news1003/news_253231.php The United Nations have given me due instructions, alongside with the World Bank to wire the sum of $10Million US Dollars Only into your Bank Account in a Legal way. For this reason I have contacted you. Below is the Required Documents: 1: United Nations Stop Order Document 2: World Bank Clearance Certificate 3: Proof of Ownership Certificate. These three documents are needed before i can proceed with the transfer of the total fund into your Nominated bank account.The United States Department of Justice, can help you secure this needed documents,I will furnish with the contact detail of whom to contact, so that this transaction can be completed without delay. In the meantime, I want you to re-Confirm the following details to me for your case file processing. Legal First and Last Name: Complete Residential Address & Age Direct Telephone No & Fax Legal Occupation and Position Address of Occupation Please get back to me as soon as possible via my personal email: Thanks and God Bless you. Mr. Timothy Geithner Executive Secretary United States Treasury Department Main Treasury1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220