Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Fred Jones,FBI Agent."<>

This email with the subject "PAYMENT AND IMPORTANT NOTICE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:45:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Fred Jones,FBI Agent."<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001,

Attention Worthy Beneficiary,

Payment Release Instruction from the Federal Bureau of Investigation:

The Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in conjunction with some other relevant 
Investigation agencies in the world nation such as:

International Metropolitan Police Central Intelligence Agency
Internet and Fraud Complaint Center
Justification office of the Money Laundry

Have hereby given this irrevocable approval order for your outstanding contract/inheritance payment 
valued at US$5.5M which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly.

It's been suggested and concluded that it is better; your funds are given to you via online 
banking.  This means that you can be at the convenience of your office or house and carry out 
transfer of funds gradually to any account you want.  Also the bank with online facility can give 
you funds via ATM cards depends on your request.

The essence of doing this is because of the inherent difficulties in international funds remittance 
from the formal banks/offices handling the transactions since.  The concerned authorities did not 
want you to have such an ugly experience anymore hence the arrangement was made to release the 
funds to you through Citibank New York.

I very much appreciate your patience and hope that you will continue to be. Note; the total sum of 
Five million Five Hundred thousand US. Dollars (US$5,500,000.00) shall be release to you by 
Citibank New York.

Should in case you are already dealing with anybody or office claiming to be from the accredited 
paying bank, you are advised to STOP and terminate all further contacts and communicate only with 
the Chief Operation Officer of Citibank as you are advised to contact the below information to 
oversee this payment file for release.

In your mail to them do confirm the value of your payment and the (Your new Payment Reference No. - 
FMF/US/2007-14, Allocation No. - 224728) as the bank
must require you to mention that to avoid dealing with a wrong person and you will be required to 
write the bank by requesting and showing your willingness of having your funds prepared for 
immediate release and access to you in  an online account that will be created for you at their 
bank to enable you make transfer yourself to your personal account yourself without the bank having 
information of your personal account in your state.

NOTE: This is to avoid any mistake in payment and you have to present this information to the bank 
when contacting them (Yours new Payment Reference No. - FMF/US 2007-14, Allocation No. - 224728).

I shall be looking forth your update to me as soon as you receive your funds from Citibank of New 
York.  This is very important for my records.

I once more thank you for your patience and understanding, while I look forward to hearing from you 

Thanks once again for your kind co-operation.

I shall be waiting to hear from you.

Best Regards
Fred Jones,
FBI Agent.

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