A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION SEEKING TO WIRETAP THE INTERNET" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:40:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "James B. Comey"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI.WASHINGTON DC. WASHINGTON D.C ROOM,7367 J. EDGAR HOOVER FBI BUILDING 935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20535, RE: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION SEEKING TO WIRETAP THE INTERNET We believe this notification meets you in a very good present state of mind and health. We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington,DC in conjunction with some other relevant Investigation Agencies here in the United states of America have recently been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network that you presently have a transaction going on with the U.S. Department of Treasury as regards to your over-due inheritance payment which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly. It might interest you to know that we have taken out time in screening through this project as stipulated on our protocol of operation and have finally confirmed that your inheritance payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from all facet and of which you have the lawful right to claim your funds without any further delay. Having said all this, we will further advise that you go ahead in dealing with the U.S. Department of Treasury office accordingly as we will be monitoring all their activities with you as well as your correspondence at all level. In addendum, also be informed that we recently had a meeting with the Executive Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury, in the person of Jacob Lew with some of the top officials of the Ministry regarding your case and they made us to understand that your file has been held in a base depending on when you personally come for the claim. They also told us that the only problem they are facing right now is that some unscrupulous element are using this project as an avenue to scam innocent people off their hard earned money by impersonating the Executive Secretary and the U.S. Department of Treasury office. We were also made to understand that a lady with name Mrs. Joan C. Bailey from OHIO has already contacted them and also presented to them all the necessary documentations evidencing your claim purported to have been signed personally by you prior to the release of your inheritance fund valued at US$10,700,000.00 (Ten Million Seven Hundred United States Dollars), but the U.S. Department of Treasury office did the wise thing by insisting on hearing from you personally before they go ahead on wiring your funds to the Bank information’s which was forwarded to them by the above named Lady, so that was the main reason why they contacted us so as to assist them in making the investigations. To be very careful prior to these irregularities so that you don't fall victim to this ugly circumstance. And should in case you are already dealing with anybody or office claiming to be from the U.S. Department of Treasury, you are advised to STOP further contact with them in your best interest and then contact immediately the real office of the U.S. Department of Treasury only with the below information’s accordingly: NAME: Mr. Jacob Lew OFFICE ADDRESS: U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Tel # (724) 472-8895 NOTE: In your best interest, any message that doesn't come from the above official email address should not be replied to and should be disregarded accordingly for security reasons. Meanwhile, we will advise that you contact the U.S. Department of the Treasury office immediately with the above email address and request that they attend to your payment file as directed so as to enable you receive your inheritance funds accordingly. Ensure you follow all their procedure as may be required by them as that will further help hasten up the whole procedures as regards to the transfer of your funds to you as designated. Also have in mind that the U.S. Department of the Treasury equally have their own protocol of operation as stipulated on their banking terms. Once again, we will advise that you contact them with the above email address and make sure you forward to them all the necessary information which they may require from you prior to the release of your fund to you accordingly. Should in case you need any more information in regards to this notification, feel free to get back to us so that we can brief you more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has been completely perfected and you have received your inheritance funds as stated. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter. Best Regards, JAMES B. COMEY WASHINGTON D.C ROOM,7367 J. EDGAR HOOVER FBI BUILDING 935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20535.