Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: From FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C

From:,, III <>

This email with the subject "From FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Nov 2010 17:49:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was,, III <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division

FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Hedger Hoover Building

935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001

Tele: 206 309 3267


Attention: Honorable Beneficiary,


This is to inform you that it has come to the notice of the federal bureau of investigation (FBI) 
that the sum of $10.5 million united states dollars were transferred from the Federal government of 
Nigeria to the FEDERAL RESERVE BANK NEW YORK, united states of America, bearing your name as the 


We did not believe this at first until we saw the transfer, then we had no other option than to 
place the funds on hold until you are able to prove to us that you are not a terrorist or a money 
launderer, by obtaining what is called Origin of Funds Certificate and Anti-terrorist Certificate 
(O.O.F, ATC) from the funds originated country.


Note that we have done a proper investigation on this transaction and from our investigation, this 
funds truly belongs to you and it is not a scam, but we have instructed the FEDERAL RESERVE BANK 
NEW YORK, USA not to release the $10.5 million to you until you prove the legitimacy of the funds 
you are about to receive.


As a matter of fact, you will be charged for money laundering and terrorism, if you fail to prove 
to us that you are not a terrorist or a money launderer by obtaining the above mentioned 
certificates from the funds originated country, and if you are establish guilty you must prosecuted 
and you will go to jail.


You have just only 72 hours to prove to us you are not a terrorist, failure to comply with our 
instruction, you will be arrested and detained until this matter is settled. Meanwhile we have your 
full contact address which makes it easier for us to arrest you when ever we want to. We are going 
to direct you on how to obtain the required documents from the funds originated country in our next 
email to you, and your $10.5 million will be released to you as soon as the required documents is 


Therefore you have been advised to get back to us immediately you receive this email or you will be 
arrested by the FBI, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.


Mr. Robert S. Mueller, III

Director Federal Bureau of Investigation 

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