This email with the subject "YOUR ALLOWANCE PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Jan 2010 19:41:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "STANDARD CHARTERED BANK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- FROM: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, 9TH FLOOR, STANDARD BANK CENTRE, 5 SIMMONDS STREET , PO BOX 7725 JOHANNESBURG , SOUTH AFRICA (SA). COMPLIMENT, THERE ARE TWO GENTLEMEN WHO CAME TO OUR BANK THIS MORNING, CLAIMING THAT THEY ARE YOUR REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUNDS (IMF) AND THE WORLD BANK BENEFICIARY ALLOWANCE PAYMENT ($3.5 MUSD ONLY). ALTHOUGH THEY HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATIONS WHERE THEY CONFIRMED YOU WANT YOUR ALLOWANCE PAYMENT OF $3.5, MUSD TO BE TRANSFERED, BUT WE REALLY WANT TO INFORM YOU BEFORE WE GO AHEAD TO MAKE THIS TRANSFER BECAUSE THIS DEPARTMENT WAS JUST SET UP FOR THESE PURPOSE, AND WE WILL BE CONCLUDING WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS. THEREFORE WE REALLY WANT TO FINALIZE THIS TRANSFER BEFORE THE DEMISE OF THE MANDATED 7 WORKING DAYS. PLEASE COMMUNICATE WITH US FASTER TODAY. YOURS FAITHFULLY, MR TARBO NYETE. HEAD OFFICER