Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "URGENT NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:24:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "LEGISLATIVE AFFAIR OFFICER (IMF)" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

100 Broad Street Main Ave Victoria Island, 20004
HEAD OFFICE NO: Pretoria South Africa.
Phone/FAX: Tel: +27785807324
This email is to enlighten 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 overdue payment due to excessive demand of money from you by both corrupt Bank officials and Courier Companies, Diplomatic agents and fraudulent barristers after which your fund/payment remain unpaid to you.
I am Mr. Joseph Peterson a highly placed official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Johannesburg South Africa were I have been assigned to take responsibility of your funds remittance to you without further delay. 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 across Europe to Africa and Asia and we have decided to put a stop to these nightmares, which is the reason I was appointed to handle your transaction.
All Governmental and Non-Governmental parasites, NGOs, Finance Companies, Banks, Security Companies and Courier companies which have been in contact with you of late have been instructed to quit 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/funds remittance 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.
Respond to this e-mail on ( with immediate effect, please do reconfirm your personal details such as your Full name, Full Address, Age, Occupation and send a scanned copy of your driver’s license or international passport for identification and we shall give you further details on how your funds will be released to you.  Kindly report any suspected scam/fraud email or ongoing transaction to this office for investigation and wait for feedback. God bless you.
Mr. Joseph Peterson (Director)
International Monetary Fund
Head Department Pretoria S.A.
© 2015