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The IMF wants to send us money (not)

BIScom Subsection: 
Author: 
Editorial Staff

This spam-scam is fascinating: it looks like an old telex message. Very clever.

But it's still an obvious fraud when you read it.

From awards@igem.org (probably spoofed)
Reply to imfgrantinter@gmail.com
Subject Exclusive Grant
Body:

*INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)*
*700 19th Street, N.W.*
*Washington, D.C. 20431,*
*U.S.A*
*Date*: *_23/11/2021_*
*IMF OFFICIAL EMPOWERMENT GRANT AND DONATION PROGRAMME 2021*
*Hello Grant Recipient,*
*REFERENCE NUMBER: IMF/WDC/1109/0320*
We have selected you to receive a Grant Cash Donation of *$1,550,000.00 USD*.
*FOR MORE INFORMATION*: Kindly Reply via email and Send your *Reference Number
(IMF/WDC/1109/0320) *for Confirmation via *Whats App Message *to *I.M.F Public
Relations Center: +1 619 485 6806*
Thanks for your Understanding.
Yours in Service,
*KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA*
*(MANAGING DIRECTOR)*
*INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND*

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