The fake "The Leaders of the World Crime Fighters" email below is a 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 by impersonating someone else. 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 Leaders of the World Crime Fighters" Advance-Fee Scam
I hope this email finds you in a convenient condition.
On behalf of Christine Lagarde, the IMF director and at large, I am Andew Tweedie, Director Finance Department, International Monetary Fund - IMF. Also, i have been authorized to contact you.
First, we introduce this commission, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF), we fight cyber crime, Internet fraud, scam and money laundering in any part of the world, Our commission has been in existences since 2002 and our duty is to stop internet fraud.
The Leaders of the World Crime fighters, and (IMF) has come together to informing the world what is going on and we have recovered over $522 Million dollars (Five Hundred and Twenty two million dollars) from the fraudsters around the world.
However, these body IMF had a meeting and have concluded in compensating you the victim with the amount of $8.3 million dollars. The reason we are writing you this letter is to reconfirm your full information and our aim is to refund all lost fund to its legitimate owner through our paying bank here in the U.S.
I will look forward to reading from you which will enable us proceed further to releasing your fund to your designated bank account upon receiving your quick reply.
Director Finance Department