Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Robert S. Mueller"<>

This email with the subject "IMPORTANT NOTICE!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Apr 2010 09:50:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Robert S. Mueller"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attention: Beneficiary,
We believe this notification meet you in a very good present state of mind and health. The Federal 
Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington, D.C in conjunction with some other relevant 
Investigations 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) as regard to your over-due contract payment which was fully endorsed 
in your favor accordingly. It might interest you to know that we have taken out time in screening 
through this project as stipulated on our protocol of operation and have finally confirmed that 
your contract payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from all facet and of which you have the 
lawful right to claim your fund without any further delay. Having said all this, we will further 
advise that you go ahead in dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as we will be 
monitoring all their services wit!
 h you as well as your corresponden
In addition, also be informed that we recently had a meeting with the Executive Governor of the 
Central Bank of Nigeria, in the person of Mr Sanusi Lamido and Mr. Paul Jones 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 has already contacted them and also presented to them all the necessary 
documentations evidencing your claim purported to have been signed personally by you prior to the 
release of your contract fund valued at about US$8,500,000.00 (Eight million Five hundred thousand 
united sta!
 tes dollars),and as soon as i have
We were further informed that we should warn our dear 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 this irregularities so that they don't fall victim to this ugly circumstance. And in case, 
you are 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 
OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria,
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal
Capital Territory, Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234-805-753 8251
NOTE: In your best interest, any message that doesn't come from the above email address and phone 
number should not be replied to and should be disregarded accordingly for security reasons. 
Meanwhile, we will advise that you contact the Governor of the Central Bank immediately with the 
above email address and request that they attend to your payment file as directed, so as to enable 
you receive your contract fund accordingly. To this effect, you are required to reconfirm and 
authenticate your given particulars below for certainty and onward processing and release of you 
funds as we may not be held liable for any wrong payment.
FULL NAMES: __________________________________
CITY: _________________________
STATE: __________________________________
ZIP: ______________
SEX: _______________
AGE: __________________
PHONE NUMBER: _____________________
Ensure you follow all their procedure as may be required by them as that will further help hasten 
up the whole procedures as regard to the transfer of your fund to you as designated. Also have in 
mind that the Central Bank of Nigeria equally has their own protocol of operation as stipulated on 
their banking terms, so delay could be very dangerous. Once again, we will advise that you contact 
them with the above email address and make sure you forward to them all the necessary information 
which they may require from you prior to the release of your fund to you accordingly. All 
modalities 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, we 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 
regard to this notification, feel free to get back to us on this email 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,

Robert S. Mueller III
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington, D.C