This email with the subject "Fwd: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION(ATM CARD PAYMENT)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Aug 2008 14:55:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Arthur Luna <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Anti-Terrorist and Monitory Crimes Division. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. J. Edgar. Hoover Building Washington D.C Telephone Number: (425) 296-1679 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 Impostors claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Mr Frank Nweke, none officials of Oceanic Bank, none officials of Zenith Bank and Impostor 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 fulfil 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. Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in this Transaction, all you did have to do is to be rest assured for this is 100% risk free because it is our right to protect the American Citizens. All I did want you t! o do is proceed and contact the AT Your PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PIN) which you will use in activating your ATM CARD in Any ATM MACHINE. CONTACT INFORMATION NAME: MR. PAUL SMITH EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Do contact Mr. Paul Smith of the ATM CARD CENTRE with your full name, home address, mobile telephone number, home telephone number or work telephone number and bank name so your files would be updated after which he will send the payment information’s to you which you will use in making payment of $550.00 via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram for the procurement of your Approval Slip after which the delivery of your ATM CARD will be effected to your designated home address without any further delay. 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. FBI Director Robert Mueller Note: Do disregard any email you get from any impostor 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 impostors to this office so we could act upon and commence investigation.