This has to be one of the funniest scam emails that has ever been relegated to my junk file. I love the subject in all caps ARE YOU TRULY DEAD OR ALIVE? Good stuff. Also, check out the part where it says “sex: still male” I am tempted to actually reply to this “nope, chopped it.”
ARE YOU TRULY DEAD OR ALIVE?
FROM THE DESK OF DR OKOH JAMES
IMF EXTERNAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND(I.M.F.)
This is to inform you of your long overdue Payment outstanding in our Banking records. We saw your name in a 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$20,500,000 million (twenty million and five hundred thousand United States dollars)and it has been approved already for payment months ago. However, we received an email from one (Mrs. Rita Wilson ) who told us that she is your next of kin and that you died in a car accident four months ago. He has also submitted his account information?s to the office department for transfer of the fund to him as your Successor. 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 to the International Monetary Fund Agency before our action release of the 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, So contact US WITH THE REQUIRED DETAILS TO BELOW E-mail) email@example.com
1, Full Names:
2, Telephone Numbers:
3, Contact Address:
6, Sex: still MALE
7, a copy of your drivers license:
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)
INTERNATIONAL OPERATION DEPT