This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF MR.RICHARD PETERSON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:50:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr.Richard Peterson"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF MR.RICHARD PETERSON INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AGENCY INTERNATIONAL OPERATION DEPT VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS,NIGERIA RE-OUTSTANDING PAYMENT This is to inform you of your long overdue Payment outstanding our Banking records. I saw your name in the Central Computer among list of unpaid inheritance claims individuals and have to update your information through this email contact for immediate confirmation.Your name appeared among the beneficiaries who will receive a part-payment of US$20.500, 000 million (Twenty million and five hundred thousand United State dollars) and it has been approved already for payment months ago. However we received an email from one Mr. Morris Thompson who told us that he is your next of kin and that you died in a car accident last three weeks.He has also submitted his account information to the office department for transfer of the fund to him as your inheritor.Mr.Morris Thompson mentioned that we should transfer the fund into his bank account with immediate effect, we have to confirm from you first to verify is you are dead or alive, if you are still alive please contact us now. We are now verifying by contacting your email address as we have in our Bank records before we can make the transfer into his account and for us to conclude confirmation if you are dead or not. Please, confirm response immediately before our action release of the outstanding payment against your name listed out. Upon this, i request you send your full personal information as soon as possible to enable this department finalize the transfer of the fund release to your nominated foreign Bank Account. This department needs the following information from you urgently. 1. Your Full Names...... 2. Your Telephone and Fax Number.... 3. Your Contact Address 4. Your Age.......... 5. Your Occupation. 6. Your Sex...... 7. Your Nationality 8. Your International Passport Identity/ Driver's License Card CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. Once again, I apologize to you on behalf of International Monetary fund Agency towards this contact and proper confirmation required urgently from you if alive. Make sure you reply to my alternative mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you for your honesty and full co-operation. Yours Sincerely MR.RICHARD PETERSON