A Scam Email with the Subject "INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) DEBT SETTLEMENT UNIT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:45:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Imf International Debt Settlement Unit"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)/World Bank Milbank Tower, 12th Floor 21-24; Milbank London SW1P 4QP ENGLAND Direct Phone: 44-7011120907 Attn: Beneficiary/Next of kin, STOP ORDER FROM THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)/World Bank The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 186 countries, working to Foster Global Monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. As one of the outcomes of the annual International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) summit held on 2nd-7th May, 2010, it was decided that IMF will monitor the payment of funds currently floating in the international financial database. Consequently, we write to notify you that you are among those that have a huge sum of money credited in their names for transfer and is currently floating in the international banking community. These funds originated from unpaid contractor sum, inheritance/next of kin and lottery beneficiaries that originated from Europe, Asia Plus Middle East, American and Africa. You are among the list of individuals and companies whose unpaid funds have been approved for payment under the supervision of United Kingdom representative office of the International Monetary Fund. In view of This, we bring to your notice about the due process of your Outstanding your payment, which was halted by the IMF by stopping the telex unit to pause the transfer of your fund to your nominated bank account.As a result of this development verification conducted by the IMF on your payment file which has been endorsed for payment awaiting your confirmations. In view of several efforts already made by us to contact you for the following reasons based on the new account submitted to this office on your behalf (1) My Office desks have just received a sworn affidavit from to re-route your payment into a new bank account number as stated: VACAP Federal Credit Union,1700 Robin Hood Road, Richmond, VA 23220.Account number 32501.of Mr. RAINER HESSE.The sum of US$10.5m USD. (Ten Million Five Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) (2) Please, confirm to our department if you have instructed Mr. RAINER HESSE to appoint an attorney/agent on your behalf thereby asking that the receive cash call remittance on your behalf. (3) It has come to our notice that you are being contacted by unauthorized Individuals with respect to your payment but unfortunately this office is not aware of your unofficial dealings and warned that it is at your own risk. (4) Please, also confirm if you have authorized Mr.RAINER HESSE to change your banking particulars to the following particulars stated below: VACAP FederalCredit Union,1700 Robin Hood Road, Richmond, VA 23220. Account number 3250163 also re-confirm your Contract Number, Contract Amount, Private Telephone and Fax number, your e-mail address, Office or home address so that we can crosscheck it with our file records. We have decided to contact you for re-verification because we suspected that Mr. RAINER HESSE is trying to divert your money through the sworn affidavit into a new different bank account. You are advised to call me or email back upon the receipt of this mail to enable me advice you on how to go about this matter. Yours faithfully Mr. Ben Carson. Coordinator, International Debt Settlement Unit