This email with the subject "ARE YOU DEAD OR ALIVE???" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 31 Oct 2010 01:07:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was " INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND 2010"<imf.imf.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND 23 HERBERT MARCULARY AVENUE WUSE 2 GARKI ABUJA FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY Attention A power of attorney was forwarded to our office this morning by two gentle men, one of them is an American national and he is MR DAVID DEANE by name while the other person is MR... JACK MORGAN by name a CANADIAN national. This gentlemen claimed to be your representative, and this power of attorney stated that you are dead, they brought an account to replace your informations in other to claim your fund of $12.5 Million Usd which is now lying DORMANT and UNCLAIMED, below is the new account they have submitted: BANK.-HSBC CANADA Vancouver, CANADA ACCOUNT NO. 2984-0008-66 SWIFT CODE. BOPIPHMM Be further informed that this power of attorney also stated that you suffered and died of a throat cancer. You are therefore given 24hrs to confirm the truth in this information, If you are still alive, You are to contact us back immediately, Because we work 24 hrs just to ensure that we monitor all the activities going on in regards to the transfer of beneficiaries inheritance and contract payment. You are to call this office immediately for clearifications on this matter as we shall be avaliable 24 hrs to speak with you and give you the necessary guidelines on how to ensure that your payment is wired to you immediately. Just also be informed that any further delay from your side could be dangerious, as we would not be held responsible of wrong payment. Below is the burial pictures brought in confirmation that you are dead. Thank you. Richards Mark International Monetary Funds Agents