This email with the subject "Dear fund Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Mar 2010 19:51:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND(IMF) HEAD OFFICE NO: 23 ADEBOYE ST, APAPA LAGOS. Tell:+234-8088-676-337 REF:-XVGNN8809 Good Day, 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.Robert Mills, 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.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. Due to your long over-due payment which you have been finding it difficult to receive via a Bank Transfer, we have arranged your payment through OCEANIC Bank International ATM Master Card Payment Center, this is an instruction passed by the Federal Republic of Nigeria in respect to all over delayed payment and debt re-scheduling. We will send you an International Swift ATM Master Card that has been approved in your favor with Card Number: 5301236451206002, with valued sum of $2,000.000.00 (TWO MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR'S ONLY), which you are to use in accessing your fund in any ATM Stand/location worldwide and remember that the maximum withdrawal daily limit is Five Thousand United States Dollars (US$5,000.00). We have concluded delivery arrangement with the Ups courier services. Please note that the UPS courier company is fully insured by Nicon Insurance Corporation. Kindly re-send the details below for delivery. 1. Valid Delivery Address. 2. Full Names. 3. Phone Number (home/mobile). Please do confirm that you will take responsibility for the cost of delivery ($185), so that I will know how to proceed with you. Please be informed that the delivery will be made to your address in 48 hours (2 days) after our confirmation of this payment for delivery, as you know that the delivery fee receipt will be also attached on your payment delivery documents to avoid your package being delayed by customs. More so I hereby advice you to go now and send the deivery fee to my secretray via the information's below through WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER. =============================== Receiver's Name: John Kenneth Text Question: GOD Text Answer: FIRST Address: Lagos Nigeria Amount:$185 MTCN NUMBER:......... Send payment info to (firstname.lastname@example.org) =============================== Treat urgently and note that your ATM Masterb Card is ready and available for dispatch to you. Call +234-8088-676-337 Regards, Mr.Robert Mills