A Scam Email with the Subject "Payment Release Instruction From The FBI" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Apr 2009 18:46:37 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "email@example.com"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Our Ref: FBI-75BFWDUS09
Attention Fund Beneficiary,
Payment Release Instruction From The Federal Bureau Of Investigation
Acting on the Intelligence report we received from the IMF, UNO, World Bank Group and the European Union Commission Committees on Financial Matters through our International Monetary Watchdog, this is to officially notify you that we have placed a suspension order on the remittance coming into your bank account due to several complaints received from the International Monetary Funds External Auditors Committee, World Bank, United Nations Organization and the Federal Reserve Bank of America respectively via International Payment Voucher Number: IMF/FRBWDC/BOA-93WB82UN567-G about the inability of fund beneficiaries to receive what is rightfully theirs as at when due. Consequently, we have directed the ASSURANCE BANK N.A. a subsidiary of the Federal Reserve Banking System to disburse your due wining/inheritance and contract payment valued at Seven Million Three Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$7.3M) in your favor via their branch in New York by! Ke! y Tested Swift! Transfer. <
In consideration of the above, you have been issued with this Exclusive Reference Identification Number (IMF/FBI-WDC/9USXX10751/09), Vide Transaction No.: WHA/EUR/202 and Transfer Allocation No.: FBI/X44/701LN/BOAUS/US, Password: 339331, Pin Code: 78569, Certificate of Merit No: 104, Release Code No: 0876; Assurance Bank Immediate Telex Confirmation No: -222568; Secret Code: XXTN014. Having received these vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment within the next 48hrs. as necessary clearance has been granted to the paying bank by the relevant offices/agencies to release the funds to you with immediate effect.
In view of this directive received from the various agencies, we have on our own part verified your payment file as directed to us, and your name is next on the list of outstanding fund beneficiaries to receive their payment at this first quarter of the year 2009. With that being done, you are required to urgently contact the ASSURANCE BANK N.A. in New York through the Funds Release Supervisor:
Contact Person: Sir. Clarence Dexter Jr.
(Funds Release Supervisor)
Direct Office Line: + 1 914 373 6375
Fax Number: + 1 206 426 3179
And reconfirm your international payment voucher number and your reference identification number respectively before that office with a view to the final remittance approval by the Economic Stability and Recovery Committee for subsequent crediting of your bank account to the tune of funds as stated herein.
We wish to inform you of the need for you to also re-confirm your full personal, contact and banking details before the ASSURANCE BANK N.A. in New York to enable the officer in-charge to proceed with the preliminary arrangements that will enhance the immediate release of your funds. The details are as follows:
1) Your Full name
2) Your Full address
3) Your contact telephone and fax number
4) Your Age and Profession
5) Copy of any valid form of your Identification
6) Your Bank name
7) Your Bank Address
8) Account name and Number
9) ABA/Routing Number
10) Swift or Sort Code/IBAN
Owing to security reasons, be clearly informed that we will not respond to any phone calls/general inquiries placed to our agency with regards to the remittance of your funds by beneficiaries as we are barred from doing so, you are therefore advised to communicate only with the accredited officer for further remittance advice. The FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division processes these requests to check illegal activities in the United States of America.
Thank you for your time and anticipated co-operation.
TREAT AS URGENT.
Robert Mueller, III
Notice To Recipient: This email (and any attachments) is only intended for the use of the person or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. You, the recipient, are obligated to maintain it in a safe, secure and confidential manner. Unauthorized redisclosure or failure to maintain confidentiality may subject you to federal and state penalties. If you are not the recipient, please immediately notify Federal Bureau of Investigation by return email, and delete this message from your computer.