A Scam Email with the Subject "The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has discovered through our intelligence Monitoring Network" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 19 Jul 2008 05:01:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "johnson smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI Seattle Division
1110 Third Avenue
Seattle, Abuja 98101-2904
Payment Code: R5109176K
Date:July 19, 2008
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has discovered through our intelligence Monitoring Network, that you have an on going transaction with a Financial Institution in Nigeria, as the owner of the said sum $7.5 Million United States Dollar.
Therefore, the FBI Seattle Division in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Has screened through our various Monitoring Networks and has been confirmed and notified that the transaction you have with the Financial Institution is Legal and you have the Lawful Right to claim your due fund. We advise you to go ahead with the transaction as we are monitoring all their services and networks. Be advised that any letter or claims notification received from anybody or company should be forwarded to us with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, you are advised to follow the procedure of the Financial Institution. They have their own legal procedure which we have examined and confirmed legal. Follow their instructions while you keep us updated for more details. You are advised to contact the necessary office for more details of transfer as we are monitoring every move now.
Please, be advised and be aware that your funds had been insured and the necessary charges would be taken care of by you, as confirmed by the Monitoring network. For your own good you are advised to confirm any transaction or lottery promo you have either involved yourself with in the past to enable us trace this scammers. Only the Financial Institution has been confirmed Legal any other are still under investigation, and so many others are scam, most especially from Nigeria and Africa.
Contact the EFCC Public Relations Officer Dr. Usman Dean with your Payment Code: R5109176K in regards to more details on your funds.
Dr.. Usman Dean (Public Relations Officer)
Mr. Johnson Smith
(Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge)
Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI)