This email with the subject "RE: KINDLY CONTACT THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 04 May 2010 13:10:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Federal Bureau Of Investigation"<FBI@FBI.GOV>, although it may have been spoofed.
Monitory Crimes Division. Federal Bureau of Investigation. J. Edgar. Hoover Building Washington D.C Tel: 1-206-666-6052 or 206-350-2807 Fax: Tel: 1-206-666-6052 or 206-350-2807 Website: www.fbi.gov Attn: BENEFICAIRY, We are contacting you based on our discovery of the kidnap and murder of late Mr. Stephen M. Randell, who until his death was in Nigeria for a case against the Government for failing to pay his inheritance/ contract execution for the government of Nigeria before he was brutally murdered last year December by the Militant of the Niger Delta. We got a letter from the Nigerian government regards his death and promise to release his payment to any of his relatives. The secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton visited Nigeria lately and the issue was discussed, the Nigerian Government is to pay compensation to the family of the deceased. This compensation is worth US$5.3MILLION AMERICAN DOLLARS. BRIFE DETAILS ABOUT THE LATE MR STEPHEN M. RANDELL. HE WAS BORN ON THE 26TH JULY 1962 IN THE UNITED KINGDOM TO AN AMERICAN FATHER AND A CANADIAN MOTHER BUT HAS A BRITISH NATIONALITY. WHAT WE CAN ONLY GATHER FROM HIS BELONGINGS WAS HIS PASSPORT AND HIS PRIVATE DIARY. WHICH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESSES WAS FOUND ON IT. AS WE COULD NOT LOCATE ANY OF HIS RELATIVES, WE deem IT RIGHT FOR YOU TO COME FORWARD AND RECIEVE THE COMPANSATION, THAT IS WHY WE ARE CONTACTING YOU BASE ON OUR FINDINGS. KINDLY CONTACT THE UNITED NATIONS PAYING AGENT FOR IMMEDIATE COLLECTION OF THIS COMPENSATION. ALSO SEND TO HIM THE FOLOWING. CONTACT DETAIL, ADDRESSS PHONE, AGE, SEX AND OCCUPATION DR RALPH HARLAND U.N PAYMENT AGENT WEST AFRICA LAGOS-NIGERIA TELL: 234-7028-062-395 EMAIL: email@example.com FBI Director Robert S. Mueller GOD BLESS AMERICA