The "Barrister Edward Williams International Monetary Fund" Advance-Fee Scam

The fake "Barrister Edward Williams" email below is an advance-fee scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

The Barrister Edward Williams International Monetary Fund Advance-Fee Scam

The "Barrister Edward Williams International Monetary Fund" Advance-Fee Scam


Thu 2/21/2019 10:07 PM


To: Recipients




A power of attorney was forwarded to our office this morning by two gentle men, one of them is an American national and he is MR. SHAW ANTONIO by name while the other person is MR. RAYMOND LEE by name a CANADIAN national.

This gentlemen claimed to be your representative, and stated that you are dead, they brought an account to replace your information in other to claim your of 12.5 Million Usd which is now lying DORMANT below is the new account they have submitted:


Vancouver, CANADA

ACCOUNT NO. 2984-0008-66

You are to reply to this office immediately for clarifications on this matter as we shall be available 24 hrs to attend to you and give you the necessary guidelines on how to ensure that your payment is wired to you immediately.

Just also be informed that any further delay from your side could be dangerous, as wewould not be held responsible of wrong payment.

Best Regards

Barrister Edward Williams

Email :

Call or Text : +1(980) 494-0345

Finance Department Director

International Monetary Funds Agents

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  • June 25, 2021 at 9:08 AM by an anonymous user from: Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe

    I have received a message of me being the Winner of DStv Covid 19 Promo of Us 950 000.00 is he fake please help me

    • June 25, 2021 at 11:05 AM by info

      It is a fake.

  • June 2, 2021 at 1:37 PM by an anonymous user from: City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, California, United States

    I received a FAX from this "person" with the email of This similar scam but is about an insurance policy of a possible relative and a "partnership" with him. The phone number to call is 1-647-490-6751 supposedly based in Vancouver.

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The "Barrister Edward Williams International Monetary Fund" Advance-Fee Scam