This email with the subject "Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division 68---" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Jun 2009 02:58:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Robert S. Mueller III"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Anti-Terrorist And Monetary 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 Attn: Beneficiary, This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an Investigation with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you legally won the sum of $10,000,000 USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via a Certified Cashier's Check. Normally, it will take up to 5 business days for an International Check to be cashed by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the United States Of America so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $10,000,000 USD has been deposited with Bank Of America. We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited at Bank Of America you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Lagos, Nigeria. According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for the following - (1) Deposit Fee's ( Fee's paid by the company for the deposit into an American Bank which is - Bank Of America ) (2) Cashier's Check Conversion Fee ( Fee for converting the Wire Transfer payment into a Certified Cashier's Check ) (3) Shipping Fee's ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your home address and this fee includes Insurance ) The total amount for everything is $500.00 (Five Hundred-US Dollars). We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $500.00 should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been deposited at Bank Of America and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the required fee's to the Agent in-charge of this transaction via Western Union Money Transfer Or Money Gram. In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge ( Mr. Franco Coppola) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:Email Address; email@example.com Name To Contact; Franco Coppola PHONE NUMBER; +234-8085365503 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 Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division FBI Headquarters In Washington, D.C.a Federal Bureau Of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Building 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001, USA Email:firstname.lastname@example.org