This email with the subject "Compensation Payment!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 19 May 2015 06:13:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DUFF PHILIP"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Monetary Fund,
700 19th Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20431
I am Duff-Phillip of I M F Head Office.Senior Auditor.
Our duty is to look into transaction records of Banks, securities companies and financial houses.We also work in collaboration with America, Asia, Africa and Australian Banks. During my investigation on UN-Paid debts in various banks and security companies, I discovered that you are to be paid for an INHERITED /CONTRACT FUND which requires presentation of certain documents and payment of fees before the fund could be released to you
View the website for more information: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5171222.stm
Your email appeared among the beneficiaries, who will receive a part-payment of your contractual sum of 3.8Million US Dollars and has been approved already for months. You are requested to get back to me for more direction and instruction on how to receive your fund.I want to inform you that the problem you are having is from your agent/partners and the lawyer who is representing you, they did not revealed the reason for delay of your payment, and My reason of contacting you is to inform you to stop payments of any such to the lawyer or to the financial house, as you will not receive your fund due to some anomalies we discovered in your file. Please in confirmation that you are still alive, you are advised to reconfirm the below listed information to enable us facilitate an immediate payment for you.
1 Your full names
2 Your present contact address.
3 Your telephone & Fax numbers.
4 Your Occupations/age/sex.
5 Your Private E-mail Address.
Once again, I apologize to you on behalf of I M F (International Monetary Fund) for failure to pay your funds in time, which according to records in the system had been long overdue.You are hereby advised to maintain constant contact with me and avoid any interaction with those unscrupulous representatives.
(I M F)
+44 703 5911223