This scammer is certainly friendly and polite, but don't let it fool you… this person (whatever his/her real name is) only has one interest — in scamming you. Don't respond, don't be fooled, by any message which promises to send you large sums of money.
From: "INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUNDS" firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: March 8, 2010 4:16:43 AM PST
Subject: Good Day...
How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? I hope this mail meets you in a perfect condition.
I am happy to inform you about my success in getting your winning funds under the co-operation of a new partner from ASIA .
Presently I'm in ASIA CHINA for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. Meanwhile, I did not forget your past efforts and attempts to get your winnings despite that it failed somehow. This was selected randomly and your email address was picked among the lucky 8 (eight)that were being given this funds.
Now contact my secretary in ABUJA his name is Mr. Taylor A. James Find below his contact information.
COMPENSATION HEAD OFFICE:
CONTACT AGENT:Mr. Taylor A. James
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ask him to send you the total of $950.000.00 (NINE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND US DOLLARS) certified bank Cheque, which I raised in your favor for your compensation for all the past efforts and attempt in this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time very much.
So get in touch with my secretary and give him your address where to send the bank draft to you.
Please do let me know immediately you receive the Cheque to enable us share the joy with you.
At the moment,I'm very busy here because of the investment projects, which the new partner and me are having at hand,finally, remember that I had forwarded instruction to my personal secretary on your behalf to Receive that money. So feelfree to get in touch with him (Mr. Taylor A. James )without any delay.
Thanks and God bless you and your family.