Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: C.Marty Ellingwood <>

This email with the subject "FW: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI.WASHINGTON D.C" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 07 Jul 2008 21:26:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was C.Marty Ellingwood <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Marty Ellingwood
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> From:
> Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2004 22:40:16 -0100
> We believe this notification meet you in a very good present state of mind and
> health.The Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington,D.C in conjunction
> with some other relevant Investigations 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) as regard to your over-due contract payment which was fully
> endorsed in your favor accordingly. It might interest you to know that we have
> taken out time in screening through this project as stipulated on our protocol
> of operation and have finally confirmed that your contract payment is 100%
> genuine and hitch free from all facet and of which you have the lawful right to
> claim your fund without any further delay. Having said all this, we will further
> advise that you go ahead in dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as
> we will be monitoring all their services with you as well as your correspondence at all level.
> In addition, also be informed 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. Paul Jones 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.Pamela Akers
> has already contacted them and also presented to them all
> the necessary documentations evidencing your claim purported to have been
> signed personally by you prior to the release of your contract fund valued at
> about US$8,500,000.00 (Eight million five hundre thousand 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 informations
> which was forwarded to them by the above named Lady so that the main reason why
> they contacted us so as to assist them in making the investigations.
> We was further informed that we should warn our dear 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 this irregularities so that they don't
> fall victim to this ugly circumstance.And should in case you are 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 informations accordingly:
> OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria,
> Central Business District,
> Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal
> Capital Territory, Nigeria.
> Email:
> Phone: +234-8022166230
> NOTE: In your best interest, any message that doesn't come from the above email
> address and phone number should not be replied to and should be disregarded
> accordingly for security reasons. Meanwhile, we will advise that you contact
> the Governor of the Central Bank immediately with the above email address and
> request that they attend to your payment file as directed, so as to enable you
> receive your contract fund accordingly. To this effect, you are required to
> reconfirm and authenticate your given particulars below for certainty and
> onward processing and release of you funds as we may not be held liable for any
> wrong payment.
> SEX:
> AGE:
> Ensure you follow all their procedure as may be required by them as that will
> further help hasten up the whole procedures as regard to the transfer of your
> fund to you as designated. Also have in mind that the Central Bank of Nigeria
> equally have their own protocol of operation as stipulated on their banking
> terms, so delay could be very dangerous.Once again, we will advise that you
> contact them with the above email address and make sure you forward to them all
> the necessary information which they may require from you prior to the release
> of your fund to you accordingly. All modalities 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 informations in regard to
> this notification, feel free to get back to us on this email so that we can
> brief you more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has
> been completely perfected and you have received your contract fund as stated.
> Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation 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.