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IMF OFFICE Pending Foreign Payments I.M.F

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From: IMF OFFICE <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2018 23:49:42 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: Pending Foreign Payments (I.M.F)

International Monetary Fund (IMF).700 19th Street, N.W.,Washington, D.C. 20431Ref Swift: IMFDUS7W2017FASN: ZOB/687654/NIG/IRS32N.Dear Sir/Ma,The Treasury Department leads the U.S. Government's engagement in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF is an organization of 188 member countries that works to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. The Secretary of the Treasury serves as the U.S. Governor to the IMF, and the U.S. Executive Director of the IMF is one of 24 directors who exercise voting rights over the strategic direction of the institution.While IMF serving almost all the countries of the world, were obligated to comply with both Domestic and International Financial Laws, which requires us to verify your identity prior to sending or receiving wire transfer to or fro nations. Please understand that this procedure is crucial for preventing financing terrorism and organized crime throughout the world Today the Global Financial Stability Report, a quarterly publication launched to review a regular assessment of global Pending Foreign Payments, reviewed that your contract/ Inheritance fund US$15,500.000.00 which was seized and confiscated on Tuesday, February 10, 2017 by the Global Illicit Financial Team as it was tagged suspicious fund transfer was proven to be a legal fund, free from any illegal business and civil, criminal, or financial crime.It has been showed that you have fully complied with the International statutory provision for payment of Huge Funds under Article 102, section 36, SS 1a-2b of the 2012 International Financial and Allied Matters Act.Prior to this effect, an irrevocable fund transfer authorization letter has been forwarded to the remitting bank "ZENITH BANK " to commence with the fund transfer as appropriate to you as the beneficiaries with Fund Allocation Approval Serial Number: ZOB/687654/NIG/IRS32N.You are advice to contact the paying bank US BANK. Mr Shailesh M. Kotwal Vice Chairman, Payment Services([email protected] ) for the payment of your compensation fund. your fund transfer order has been forward to their bank.
NOTE: If You Receive This Message In Your Junk Or Spam It's Due To Your Internet Provider.Faithfully;cc: James Roaf,Senior Regional Representative (I.M.F)

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