This email with the subject "Your Long Overdue Payment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Jun 2008 05:38:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "International Monetary Fund"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative Office Avd Gran-via 57, 28089 Madrid Spain Tel: +34 67 6310-641 Fax: +34 67 6310-641 Attention: Sole Beneficiary. This is to inform you that through our Global Security Network and investigations which reveals that you have not yet received your long overdue payment. Please be informed that the IMF in conjunction with the law enforcement agents and European Union Authorities have put in place machinery to checkmate this ugly incidents. I wish to inform you that there is a directive from the IMF, European Authorities to pay all outstanding debts owed to beneficiaries by African Countries. This was resolved in a meeting held between European Union Authorities and Officials of United States Government in Brussels last week, as a condition from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to support European Union (EU) and United States of America in the fight against corruption and money laundering. To this effect, your inheritance/contract & Winning Prize fund including the accrued interest is now to be release to you within two days after you have identified yourself as the real beneficiary. And your funds would be released to you through the appointed paying bank in Zurich-Switzerland(Bank for International Settlement). Please note that because of the series of complains IMF received as regards to misappropriation of funds and payments to wrong bank accounts the Authorities took a decision in making two different mode of payment (1) Payment Via Online Bank Transfers (2) Payment by Certified Bank Draft/Cheque. Be informed that you have been selected among the qualified beneficiaries who are to receive their fund within 48hrs. Therefore, you are advised to call the director of Int'l Credit Department Dr.Donald S.Lucas on direct telephone hotline: 0041-(445)-807-424. or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate transfer of your fund as the authorities instructed. The entire IMF and EU Government Authorities humbly appologies for any delay and incovienencies which this transfer might have caused you. Make sure you include this listed informations while contacting the officer in charge of your remittance (Dr Donald S.Lucas): 1, Your full Name: 2, Your contact Address: 3, Your private phone ,Mobile and fax numbers: 4, Your occupation: 5, Your age: 6, Your Country of Origin: Regards, Prof.Jerry Douglas Clearing Officer International Monetary Fund (IMF)