A Scam Email with the Subject "APPROVAL NOTICE FROM THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 Nov 2008 01:24:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Steven Dean"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Anti-Terrorist and Monitory Crimes Division. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. FBI Seattle Division 1110 Third Avenue Seattle, Washington 98101-2904 Telephone Number : (206)-984-0705 ATTN: BENEFICIARY 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 $7,500,000 United States Dollars. Therefore, the FBI Seattle Division U.S.A in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Nigeria, 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 funds. 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. Please contact the Head of Operations Dr. James Awotide, Central Bank of Nigeria who would direct you to the above said financial institution as the Central bank doesnt have direct dealings with individuals. Dr. James Awotide (Head of Operations) International Remmitance Department Telephone: +234 708 594 0311 Fax: +234 1 473 5623 Email: email@example.com Provide him with the information below for verification: Your name: Residential Address: Telephone number: Age: Gender: If you need to contact me at any stage please do not hesitate to call (206) 984-0705. Sincerely, Steven M. Dean (Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge) Direct Line: 206-984-0705