This email with the subject "IMF PENDING PAYMENT APPROVED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Dec 2008 00:51:28 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr Shaw Jr Wallace Byrl"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Subject: Re: Intercepted Transfer Dear Beneficiary, It has come to our notice in our Headquarters building (I.M.F) that your impending funds from Africa, which was intercepted,has not been released to you ,We noticed that you made several attempt to transfer your funds but to no avail. Our investigation continued to the African Department (I.M.F),The monitoring team gave an unsatisfactory report to your transaction, hence the chairman is presently under investigation for conspiracy with your representative with intension to divert your funds. You are advised to desist from contacting anyone including your agent or representative in these regard, International Monetary Fund has taken full responsibility to transfer your fund to you,respond to these mail by providing your full below: YOUR FULL NAME: YOUR ADDRESS: YOUR TELE/FAX NUMBER: YOUR OCCUPATION: YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT COPY OR DRIVERS LICENSE COPY ( SCAN ED COPY ) REPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com Yours Faithfully, Mr Shaw Jr Wallace Byrl African Department Director It has come to our notice that you have been receiving emails from criminals who worked for some of this vital offices where your payment was originated saying your atm card have been approved, compensation fund approved, federal government of Nigeria have approved funds via office of the presidency, paymaster general have approved fund and diplomatic delivery approved to your favor, etc, please donít listen to this criminals because they want to divert your payment only IMF can direct where to go for your money, waiting your reply.