Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI.WASHINGTON DC." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 02 Jul 2008 18:15:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION <>, although it may have been spoofed.


We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in conjunction with some other relevant 
security 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), 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 our time in screening through this contract 
payment notification as stipulated on our protocol of operation,and have finally confirmed that 
your contract payment is 100% genuine and legal with due process of law, and it is as well free 
from all illegal activities,which you have the lawful right to claim your fund without any further 
delay.Having said all this, we will further advise, that you should go ahead in
dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as we will be monitoring all their services 
accordingly with our intelligent monitoring network device, and with your cooperation.

furthermore, we want to place this on your notice 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. Emakpo Sam 
Banks 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 and another 
person named as Mr. machovina Wachovia who reside in Missouri as well   has already contacted them 
and also presented to them all the
necessary documentations evidencing your claims, claiming  to have been signed personally by you 
prior to the release of your contract fund valued at about US$10,000,000.00 (Ten million 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 information which was forwarded to 
them by the above mentioned names, the main reason, we the federal bureau of
investigation were contacted by the CBN is to assist them on making some investigation regards to 
this issue.

They further informed us that we should inform our 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 these irregularities so that they
don't fall victim to scam. We the FBI are instructing you personally, that if you were 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 information accordingly:


OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria
Central Business District,
Cad astral Zone, federal
Capital Territory,

TEL: 234-703-862-8036


In your best interest, any email or fax  that doesn't come from the above official email address  
or addresses and phone number should not be replied to and should be disregarded accordingly for 
security reasons. Meanwhile, we will advise you to 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 
required by them in order to hasten Up the effective procedures,of transferring your funds to you 
as designated by you. Also have in mind that
the Central Bank of Nigeria equally have their own protocol of operation as stipulated on their 
banking realm, so any delay could be very dangerous.

Once again, we will advise you to contact them with the above email address and make sure you 
forward to them all the necessary information which might be required from you prior to the release 
of your fund. All modality 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 information in regards to this notification,feel free to get back 
to us so in order to brief you more, because we are here to guide you and serve you better during 
and after this contract fund has been completely perfected and you have received your contract fund 
as stated.

Thanks, for your anticipated cooperation 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