Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "FBI SEEKING TO WIRETAP INTERNE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Mar 2009 19:45:58 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "ROBERT MUELLER III" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


We believe this notification meets you in a very good present state of mind and health. We the 
Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in conjunction with some other relevant 
Investigation 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 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 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 addendum, 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. James Whetstine 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 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$8,000,000.00 (Eight million united states dollars), but the Central Bank office did the 
wise thing by insisting on hearing from you personally before the go ahead on wiring your fund to 
the Bank informations which was forwarded to them by the above named Lady so that was the main 
reason why they contacted us so as to assist them in making the investigations.

They further informed us 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, 

NAME:                       PROF. CHUKWUMA SOLUDO
SECRETARY                   MR. SAM BANKS
Tel:                        +234-802-980-2397
In your best interest, any message and phone number that doesn't come from the above official email 
address and phone numbers should not be replied to and should be disregarded accordingly for 
security reasons. Meanwhile, we will advise that you contact the Central Bank office immediately 
with the above email address and request that they attend to you payment file as directed so as to 
enable you receive your contract fund accordingly.

Ensure you follow all their procedure as may be required by them as that will further help hasten 
up the whole procedures as regards 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 informations 
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 regards to this notification, feel free to get 
back to us 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.
20535-0001, USA