Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Robert S. Mueller III " <>

This email with the subject "FBI SEEKING TO WIRETAP INTERNET...(FBI)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 30 May 2008 06:24:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Robert S. Mueller III " <>, although it may have been spoofed.

We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in
conjunction with some other relevant security Agencies here in the
United states of America have recently been informed through our Global
intelligence monitoring network that you presently have a transaction
going on with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), regards to your
over-due contract payment which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly.
It might interest you to know that we have taken our time in screening
through this contract payment notification as stipulated on our
protocol of operation, and have finally confirmed that your contract
payment is 100% genuine and legal with due process of law, and it is as
well free from all illegal activities, which you have the lawful right
to claim your fund without any further delay. Having said all this, we
will further advise, that you should go ahead in dealing with the Central
Bank office accordingly as we will be monitoring all their services
accordingly with our intelligent monitoring network device, and with your
furthermore, we want to place this on your notice that we recently had
a meeting with the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,
in the person of Prof. Chukwuma Soludo and Mr. Emakpo Sam Banks along
with some of the top officials of the Ministry regarding your case and
they made us to understand that your file has been held in abase
depending on when you personally come for the claim. They also told us
that the only problem they are facing right now is that some
unscrupulous element are using this project as an avenue to scam innocent people off their hard 
earned money by impersonating the Executive Governor
and the Central Bank office.
We were also made to understand that a lady with name Mrs. Joan C.
Bailey from OHIO and another person named as Mr. machovina Wachovia who
reside in Missouri as well   has already contacted them and also
 presented to them all the necessary documentations evidencing your claims,claiming  to have been 
signed personally by you prior to the release of your contract fund valued at about 
US$10,000,000.00 (Ten million united states dollars), but the Central Bank office did the wise 
thing by insisting on hearing from you personally before they go ahead on wiring your fund to the 
Bank information which was forwarded to them by the above mentioned names, the main reason, we the 
federal bureau of
investigation were contacted by the CBN is to assist them on making
some investigation regards to this issue.
They further informed us that we should inform our citizens, who must
have been informed of the contract payment which was awarded to them
from the Central Bank of Nigeria, to be very careful prior to these
irregularities so that they don't fall victim to scam. We the FBI are
instructing you personally, that if you were already dealing with
anybody or office claiming to be from the Central Bank of Nigeria, you are
further advised to STOP further contact with them in your best interest
and then, contact immediately the real office of the Central Bank of
Nigeria (CBN) only with the below information accordingly: 

OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria 
Central Business District, 
Cad astral Zone, federal
Capital Territory, 
TEL: +234-802-987-9593 

NOTE: In your best interest, any email or fax  that doesn't come from
the above official email address  or addresses and phone number should not
be replied to and should be disregarded accordingly for security reasons.
Meanwhile, we will advise you to contact the Central Bank office
immediately with the above email address and request that they attend
to yo payment file as directed so as to enable you receive your contract
fund accordingly. Ensure you follow all their procedure as required by them in order to hasten Up 
the effective procedures, of transferring your
funds to you as designated by you. Also have in mind that the Central
Bank of Nigeria equally have their own protocol of operation as
stipulated on their banking realm, so any delay could be very dangerous.
Once again, we will advise you to contact them with the above email
address and make sure you forward to them all the necessary information
which might be required from you prior to the release of your fund. All
modality has already been worked out even before you were contacted and
note, that we will be monitoring all your dealings with them as you
proceed so you don't have anything to worry about. All we require from
you henceforth is an update so as to enable us be on track with you and
the Central Bank of Nigeria. Without wasting much time, will want you
to contact them immediately with the above email address so as to enable
them attend to your case accordingly without any further delay as time
is already running out.
Should in case you need any more information in regards to this
notification, feel free to get back to us so in order to brief you
more,because we are here to guide you and serve you better during and after this contract fund has 
been completely perfected and you have received your contract fund as stated. Thanks, for your 
anticipated cooperation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter.
Best Regards, 
Robert S. Mueller III 
Federal Bureau of Investigation 
J. Edgar Hoover Building 
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.
20535-0001, USA