This email with the subject "CONFIRM THIS MAIL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:08:05 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "IMF Office" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Monetary and Financial Committee IMF Office West Africa Attn:sir/madam, This is to notify you that your over due inheritance funds has been gazetted to be paid, via ATM master card by the International Monetary and Financial Committee; this committee was set up by the IMF to investigate, verify and settle all outstanding debts. Consequently, we received a directive from the Board of Governors, the highest decision-making body of the IMF, ordering the above office to pay those that shown sufficient proof regarding the release of their inheritance only US$4,500,000.00 (Four million five hundred thousand US dollars as part payment. But the reasons why your own payment has to be delayed is because, there is presently a counter claims on your funds by one MR.Arthur S. BLUM III, who is presently trying to make us believe that you are dead and even explained that you entered into an agreement with him, to help you in receiving your fund. So here comes the big question. Did you sign any Deed of Assignment in favour of (Arthur S. BLUM III) thereby making him the current beneficiary with his following account details: MR Arthur S. BLUM III, AC/NUMBER: 6503809428. ROUTING/122006743, B/NAME: CITI BANK, ADDRESS: NEW YORK, USA. Please if you did not sign, nor authorize MR.Arthur S. BLUM III to receive your payment on your behalf, kindly reconfirm to us immediately. To avoid making payment to wrong person attempting to divert your payment to a new account without your knowledge. Kindly forward your information to the below office: Office of Internal Audit and Inspection; International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tel: +229 9607 3337 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Now more payment options are available than ever before! The board of governors IMF has assigned your payment to an ATM master card; so this $4.5M has been configured in atm card. With this atm you can withdraw your inheritance in any atm machine around the world. And you are advised to stop any further communication with any department or any Government parastatal. If you really want to claim your funds, kindly all communication with any of the hoodlum regarding this payment or any transfer, please we urge you to STOP. Further delay, we shall proceed to issue all payments to the said Arthur S. BLUM III, if we do not hear from you within 21 days from today. We wait your concern and action of claim to this regards. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh African Department Director ----------------------------------------------------------------- Find the home of your dreams with eircom net property Sign up for email alerts now http://www.eircom.net/propertyalerts