This email with the subject "FBI Approval Notificaion" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:55:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Robert Mueller"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Funds Monitory Crimes Division. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. J. Edgar. Hoover Building, Washington D.C Payment Code: R5109176K Reg No: 132731593 Date: December 11, 2008 This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed and Investigated with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having a transaction with Impostors claiming to be officials of the Central Bank Of Nigeria. During our Investigation, it came to our notice that the reason why you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfilled your Financial Obligation given to you in respect of your National Lottery Prize Award from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry Of Finance on your behalf and they have brought a solution to your problem by coordinating your payment in the total amount of $2,500,000.00 ( TWO Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) which has been creditted to File Number CN-TTX/0902R/08, You now have the lawful right to claim your funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria by contacting the Foreign Operation Department for the Transfer of your funds to either via Bank Wire Transfer or certified bank check. Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Ministry Of Finance (Nigeria) has been involved in this transaction, you are now to be rest assured that this transaction is legitimate and completely risk-free as it is our duty to Protect and Serve citizens. All you have to do is to contact the Foreign Operation Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria via E-mail for instructions on how to procure an Affidavit of Claims from the Federal High Court before the release or transfer of your funds can be made by the bank to you. We have confirmed that the amount required to procure the Affidavit of Claims will cost you a total sum of $260.00 USD (Two Hundred and Sixty United State Dollars) which will be paid via Western Union Money Transfer / MoneyGram with the payment details that will be provided to you by the Foreign Operation Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Below, is the contact details of the Bank Official whom will process your transaction: CONTACT INFORMATION NAME: Michael Woodgate Tel: +(234) 802 449 7387 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org You are to contact Mr. Michael Woodgate and provide him with the following information for him to proceed with your transaction: Your Name: Contact Address: Cell Number: Telephone Number: File Number: Upon the receipt of your email to the Foerign Operation Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria, you shall be provided with instructions on how to send the payment of $260.00 USD for the procurement of the Affidavit of Claims after which he will proceed with the transfer of your funds to you without no further delay, You have hereby been authorized/guaranteed by the Federal Bureau Of Investigation to commence towards completing this transaction, as there shall be NO delay once payment for the Affidavit of Claims has been made to the authorized office. FBI Director Robert Mueller.