Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "James Comey"<>

This email with the subject "FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:47:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "James Comey"<>, although it may have been spoofed.



The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in conjunction with other relevant Investigation Agencies 
here in the State have been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network that you 
have an on-going transaction with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as regard to your over-due 
contract payment which was fully endorsed in your favour. It might interest you to know that we 
have taken time in screening through this project as stipulated on our protocol of operation and 
have finally confirmed that your contract payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from all facet and 
of which you have the lawful right to claim without any further delay. We will further advise that 
you go ahead and deal with the governor office of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) accordingly as we 
will be monitoring all their correspondence with you.

In addition, also be informed that we recently had a meeting with the Executive Governor of the 
Central Bank of Nigeria, in the person of Mr Godwin Emefiele and Mr. Paul Jones along 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 abase depending on when you personally apply 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 
Governor and the Central Bank office. We were also made to understand that a lady with name of 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 contract fund valued at about US$8,000,000.00 (Eight million united states dollars).

More so, we were advised to warn our dear citizens who must have been informed of their contract 
payment from the Central Bank of Nigeria, to be very careful prior to the on-going internet 
irregularities,  so that they would not fall victim of ugly circumstances.  In case they are 
already dealing with anybody or office from the Central Bank of Nigeria are strictly advised to 
STOP further communication with them in their best interest and thereby contact the real office of 
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) via the below information:

OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria,
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal.
Capital Territory, Nigeria.

NOTE: In your best interest, you should ignore any message that does not come from the above email 
address and phone number for security reasons.  Meanwhile, you are hereby advised to contact the 
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria via above details immediately and request for instant 
attention to your payment files as directed herein, so as to enable you receive your contract fund 

To enable them attend to your payment files, you are required to reconfirm and authenticate your 
personal data/particulars as listed below for onward processing and release of you fund as we will 
not be held liable for any wrong payment.

FULL NAMES: __________________________________
CITY: _________________________
STATE: __________________________________
ZIP: ______________
SEX: _______________
AGE: __________________
TELEPHONE NUMBER: _____________________

Ensure you follow all due process as required by Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in order 
to hasten up the whole procedures of your fund transfer to your designated account.  Bear in mind, 
that the Central Bank of Nigeria equally has an operational operandi (payment protocol) in line 
with international banking policy. So, you should adhere to avoid any delay which maybe detriment 
your fund transfer.

Once again, we hereby advise you to contact them via 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. All modalities have already been worked out and we will be monitoring all your 
dealings with the CBNs governor in respect to your fund transfer. Thus, you have nothing to worry 
about as far as we, the FBI is concerned.

Henceforth, you should always update us as to enable us be on track with you and the Central Bank 
of Nigeria. Finally, we want you to contact them immediately via the above email address so as to 
enable them attend to your case accordingly without any further delay as time is already running 
out.  Should you need more information(s) in regard to this notification, feel free to get back to 
us on this email address so that we can put you through and as well guide you during and after your 
successful actualization of this project.

Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent 
response regards to this matter.

Best Regards,

James B. Comey, Jr
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building.
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington, D.C.

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