This email with the subject "Lottery Notification From "CENTER STATE BANK"" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 01 Jan 2011 14:36:48 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION INTERNATIONAL MONETARY DIVISION J. EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING, WASHINGTON, DC USA ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY This e-mail has been issued to you in order to Officially inform you that we have completed an investigation on an International Payment in which was issued to you by an International Lottery Company located in Manchester, United Kingdom. With the help of our newly developed technology (International Monitoring Network System) we discovered that your e-mail address was automatically selected by a newly introduced Online Balloting System, this has legally won you the sum of $3,000,000.00 US Dollars. The name of the Lottery Company in which presently owes you the sum of $3,000,000.00 US Dollars is- Alliance Global Lottery Company. They ran an Internet Balloting system which automatically selects e-mail addresses all over the world, this system selects alphabets and numbers automatically and once it has gathered several alphabets, it then randomly selects domains. In this case, your e-mail address was one of the lucky winners. Alliance Global Lottery Company placed an advert on their local TV stations, Radio stations, Websites and even hand bills. Due to the advertisement, your e-mail address must have been compromised which has caused you to receive a lot of unsolicited e-mails. We have placed a law suit against the Lottery Company claiming that you were never paid the sum of $3,000,000.00 US Dollars, they have hereby pleaded and requested that the Federal Bureau of Investigation should contact you on their behalf to immediately proceed towards sending the winner its legal prize as stated above. Due to the pressure from the Federal Bureau of Investigation placed upon Alliance Global Lottery, they have deposited the sum of $3,000,000.00 US Dollars at a bank located in USA and the name of the bank is- Center State Bank. The account has been setup as an International Account and presently holds the balance as stated above, therefore the funds shall be delivered to you in form of a Wire Transfer. You are hereby required to immediately contact your appointed agent with the following information requested below: FULL NAME: AGE: ADDRESS: CITY: STATE: ZIP CODE: HOME PHONE NUMBER: CELL / MOBILE PHONE NUMBER: CURRENT OCCUPATION: E-mail or postal contact, no phones, will not submit personal information such as passport, ss, or bank info---any delivery or other charges to be deducted from funds due or bill me after I have cash in hand---With all of the scamming you should be able to understand this Thank you You are required to immediately contact your agent with the above requested details and send the information to the following information below: CONTACT AGENT NAME: MR. DERRICK WELLINGTON E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number : +2348123206901 Once you contact the agent stated above, he shall contact you back with further instructions on how to proceed with your transaction. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has authorized you to proceed as we guarantee maximum assurance that your funds will be released and transferred to you without any further delay. Yours Sincerely, FBI Director, Robert S. Mueller III, Federal Bureau of Investigation.