Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


Published / by Dave McDave / 3 Comments on Cynthia Eden. FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE.

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "Cynthia Eden." <>
Reply: "Cynthia Eden." <>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:52:29 +0000 (UTC)

Dear Friend,

Be informed that we have received an approved payment file from FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE in conjunction with International Monetary Fund (IMF) compensation for scam victims and your email address is among the listed victim's.

I write to inform you that we will be sending you $5000.00USD daily from our office here as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensatory payment of $800,000.00USD by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE. Your Personal Identification Number given by the I.M.F Team is CPP0920TG.
Here is the payment information that we shall be using to forward your daily remittance.

Sender's Name:Cynthia Eden
Question: Payment
Answer: Yes
Amount: $5,000.00USD
City: Lome
Country: Togo

NOTE: The MTCN will be sent to you upon your response and confirmation of your receiver information to avoid wrong transfer.

We await your urgent response to enable us proceed with the payment.

Here is my contact address (

Your Faithfully,

Branch Manager:
Miss Cynthia Eden


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