This email with the subject "FBI ALERTS!!!COMPLY WITH THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA"S INSTRUCTION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 03 Mar 2009 01:43:38 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS,WASHINGTON, D.C." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONITARY CRIMES DIVISION FBI HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION J. EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING 935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001 Date:20/ 02/2009. ATTN: BENEFICIARY. This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an Investigated with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having an illegal transaction with Impostors claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria,Mr. Patrick Aziza, none officials of Oceanic Bank, none officials of Zenith Bank and some impostors claiming to be the Federal Bureau Of Investigation agents.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 Contract/Inheritance Payment. So 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 $13.2million dollars USD which will be deposited into your provided bank account. You now have the lawful right to claim your funds which have been deposited into an account already with the CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation 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 of the United States Of America. All you have to do is immediately contact the CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA via E-mail for instructions on how to receive the funds in YOUR BANK ACCOUNT. Below, you shall find contact details of the CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA: Bank Name: Central Bank of Nigeria Address: Head Office Herbert Macaulay Way Wuse Zone 6, Abuja FCT, Plot 270 Ozumba Mbadiwe , Victoria Island , Lagos Contact Person: Prof. Charles C. Soludo TEL. NO:+234-7025378762 TEL. NO:+234-7030718344 EMAIL:email@example.com Should in case you need any more information's 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 funds in your bank account. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter. Best Regards, Mr.Robert S. Mueller III Federal Bureau of Investigation. Edgar Hoover Building935 Pennsylvania Avenue , NW Washington , D.C. 20535-0001 , USA