The "Christine Lagarde from International Monetary Fund" Advance-fee Scam

The fake "Christine Lagarde from International Monetary Fund" email below is an advance-fee scam. This 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 Christine Lagarde from International Monetary Fund Advance-fee Scam

The "Christine Lagarde from International Monetary Fund" Scam

From: Christine Lagarde <>

Date: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 11:55 PM

Subject: Your Funds Has Been Approved!

Good Day

We the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Investigation Bureau Department in conjunction with other relevant Investigation agencies, we hereby to inform you that we recently received several reports through our Global intelligence monitoring networks that you had a transaction in Europe, Africa and Asia which wasn't accomplished after series of process and requires further procedures.

Consequently we finally traced the location of your overdue compensation funds and ordered the dispatch or transmitting of the funds to a safe custody. United Bank For Africa Benin Republic, hence the mentioned Bank institute will be facilitating the transferring of the funds to you as soon as possible, this decision was made due to the rate of corruption and scam reports perpetrated by Individuals and Government offices, companies in ,Europe,Asia,Africa therefore your funds was ordered to be moved or transferred to safe Bank immediately for safety.

The transmission of the funds to United Bank For Africa Benin Republic was successfully executed today and we just received a confirmation from the United Bank For Africa Benin Republic that the funds valued the sum of $10.5M Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars was received by the Bank management, therefore we are officially contacting you in this regard by letting you know that your funds are presently at United Bank For Africa Benin Republic.

Your fund was securely entrusted to United Bank For Africa Plc in Cotonou, Benin Republic today under a special supervision of Mr. Femi Fashola an experienced United Bank For Africa official who is to be conducting your payment henceforth. Therefore you are advised to contact the Bank representative with the information outlined below;

United Bank For Africa Benin Republic

Contact Person: Femi Fashola

E-mails( )

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Furthermore identification code TDKOFXXLTD was issued by United Bank For Africa management which you are required to indicate by using it as the subject of your email for verification or easy identification and the following information are also required;

Your personal profile:


Full Names-


Home/Office address

Current Phone number#-

Finally you are advised to completely terminate all your conversation or correspondent with any other individual, authority or office in UK,Europe,Asia, who claims to be in the custody of your funds because your funds was officially directed to United Bank For Africa today under our instructions therefore you should completely quit all conversations with any other individual or group except the United Bank For Africa Benin Republic. Comply with all their instruction and directives accordingly and they will transfer your funds without any delay.

Warmest regards

Christine Lagarde

Managing Director IMF.

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The "Christine Lagarde from International Monetary Fund" Advance-fee Scam