Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Arthur Luna <>

This email with the subject "Fw: FINAL NOTIFICATION FROM THE UNITED STATES FBI.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Apr 2009 09:33:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Arthur Luna <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Mon, 4/6/09, United States FBI US <> wrote:
From: United States FBI US <>
Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 8:38 AM

Anti-Terrorist and Monitory Crimes Division.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation.
J. Edgar. Hoover Building Washington D.C
Tel: 1-206-666-6052 or 206-350-2807
Fax: Tel: 1-206-666-6052 or 206-350-2807


This is to Officially Inform you that it has come to our notice and we have
thoroughly investigated by the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network
System that you are having a Legal Transaction with one Barrister Robert Scheels
of the Federal Ministry Of Finance Nigeria. During our Investigation, it came to
our notice that the reason why you have not received your payment is because you
have not fulfill your Financial Obligation giving to you in respect of your
Contract/Inheritance Payment.

So therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry Of Finance on your behalf
and they have brought a solution to your problem by arranging your payment in
total of US$800,000.00 in an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw money in
anywhere of the world. You now have the lawful right to claim your fund in the
ATM CARD by contacting the ATM CARD CENTER.

Also, we have being informed by Mr. Robert Steels that he gave you instructions
on how to proceed and contact the ATM CARD CENTER for their requirements to
procure your Approval Slip which contains details of your PERSONAL
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PIN) which you would use in activating and operating your
ATM CARD in any ATM Machine closer to you and note that to procure your Approval
Slip it would cost you $350.00. Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation is
involved in this transaction, all you did have to do is to be rest assured for
this is 100% risk free so do contact the ATM CARD CENTRE so they could let you
know on how to make payment for the procurement of your Approval Slip which is
the only payment needed before the delivery of your ATM CARD is being effected.

Below are the contact details of the ATM CARD CENTRE which you are to proceed
and contact them for their requirements to proceed and procure your Approval
Slip after making payment of $350.00

Name: Mr. Paul Smith

We do await your response so we can move on with our Investigation and make
sure your ATM SWIFT CARD gets to you.

Thanks and hope to read from you soon.

FBI Director
Robert S. Mueller
Note: Do disregard any email you get from any imposter or office claiming to be
in possession of your ATM CARD, you are advised only to be in contact with Mr.
Paul Smith of the ATM CARD CENTRE who is the rightful person you are suppose to
deal with in regards your ATM CARD PAYMENT and forward any email you get from
imposters to this office so we could act upon and commence investigation.