We all receive emails claiming that we've won a prize,inheritance from a dead relative, love interest or some business transaction. Some are too good to be true, whilst some can are pretty convincing. By the time we are aware,money and some valuable information are already in the possession of the perpetrators. DON'T be a victim of internet scam or 419.
Original email address:firstname.lastname@example.orgDate: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:22:38 -0600
Subject: International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
This is to inform you of your Long overdue Payment outstanding in our Banking records. I saw your name in the Central Computer among list of unpaid inheritance claims individuals and have to update your information’s through this email contact for immediate confirmation.
Your name appeared among the beneficiaries who will receive a part-payment of US$5.500, 000 Million (Five 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 Dr chales Below, Florida who told us that he is your next of kin and that you died in a car accident last four months back. He has also submitted his account information’s to the office department for transfer of the fund to him as your inheritor.
Below are the new banking details as received from Mr. Dr chales T. Below
DR. Charles T. Below
10162 43rd trl,s.
Boynton Beach, Fl.33436
Bank of americaFL5-456-01-0
city Boynton Beach
ACCT Name: FMS Investments Inc.
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’s from you urgently.
1, Full Names________________________
3, Contact Address___________________
7, Fax Number________________________
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.
International Monetary Fund Agency