This email with the subject "IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM F.B.I (SECURED)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 16 Aug 2009 18:44:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Federal Bureau Of Investigation"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: Beneficiary, This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly Investigated by the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having an illegal Transaction with Imposters claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Mr. Frank Nweke, none officials of Oceanic Bank and imposter claiming to be the Federal Bureau Of Investigation. During our Investigation, it came to our notice that the reason why you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfill your Financial Obligation giving 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 arranging your payment in total of US$800,000.00 in an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw money in anywhere of the world. You now have the lawful right to claim your fund in the ATM CARD. All I did want you to do is proceed and contact the ATM CARD CENTRE via email for their requirements to proceed and procure your Approval Slip on your behalf which will cost you $550.00 only and note that your Approval Slip contains details of your PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PIN) which you will use in activating your ATM CARD in any ATM MACHINE in the United States Of America. CONTACT INFORMATION NAME: MR. PAUL SMITH EMAIL: email@example.com Telephone Number : +234-073-280-1184 ATM Card Centre will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw money in any part of the world, but the maximum twenty thousand five hundred dollars per day. If you wish to receive your funds in your ATM SWIFT CARD, kindly use the above information to contact Mr. Paul Smith, the director of the ATM CARD CENTRE and provide him with the below information. 1. Your Full Name: 2. Full Address For ATM Card delivery: 3. Phone/ Fax #: 4. Age: 5. Gender: 6. Occupation: As soon as you have contacted and provided the ATM CARD CENTRE with the required info and fee, they will make your ATM SWIFT CARD available and shipped to your doorstep immediately. We order you get back to this office after you open contact with the ATM SWIFT CARD CENTRE and we do await your response so we can move on with our Investigation and make sure your ATM SWIFT CARD gets to you. Thanks and hope to read from you soon. Mr. Michael Casper Special Agent. Washington DC FBI. Room, 7367 J. Edgar Hoover Building 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001 Note: Do disregard any email you get from any imposter or office claiming to be in possession of your ATM CARD, you are advised only to be in contact with Mr. Paul Smith of the ATM CARD CENTRE who is the rightful person you are suppose to deal with in regards your ATM CARD PAYMENT and forward any email you get from imposters to this office so we could act upon and commence investigation.