Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Federal Bureau of Investigation <>

This email with the subject "ATTENTION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Oct 2007 12:08:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Federal Bureau of Investigation <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Anti-Terrorist and Monitary Crimes Division.
This is to officially inform you that it has come to our notice, the Federal Bureau Investigation ( FBI ), that the sum of $8.3 Million U.S Dollars contained is here in the United State Of America in your name. That is why we have decided to contact you directly to acquire the proper verifications and proof from you to show that you are the rightful person to receive this fund, because the above mentioned amount is a huge amount of money, that is why we want to make sure that money you are about to receive is legal and we need to verify that you are not involved in any terrorist movement and money laundry. it has already been confirmed in your name, but funds are right now in our custody waiting to be released to you,we have verified and investigated that you are the right beneficiary to claim the funds, all we need from you is verification and proof due to the huge amount of money involved.
As a matter of national security, we are to serve and to protect the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The only advice we can give to you as at this time is to try your best to provide the required document so that your funds will be release to you in your favor, this funds are rightfully yours. You can obtain the document from the FBI in NIGERIA where the fund was transfered from, using the following information:
Agent Henry Duke
We have done our verification on your FBI Identification Record and checked your criminal records, the only document remaining now is the Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer(DIST) to satisfy us that the money you are about to receive is free from Terrorism and Money Laundry act. You are to forward the documents to us immediately if you have it with you, but if you don't have it, you can get it from the country where the fund was transfered from, you are to contact the Federal Bureau Of Investigation Nigeria to obtain the above required document.
Furthermore, be advice that according to the United State Laws and also the FBI rules and regulations, you are to obtain the document from the FBI in Nigeria where the fund was transferred from. Also Note that you are to take care of the Document to be issued to you right away, because due to how important and secured the document is, it is
not issued just like that.
An FBI Identification Record and Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer(DIST) often referred to as a Criminal History Record or Rap Sheet, is a listing of certain information taken from fingerprint submissions retained by the FBI in connection with arrests and, in some instances, federal employment, naturalization, or military service.
If the fingerprints are related to an arrest, the Identification Record includes name of the agency that submitted the fingerprints to the FBI, the date of arrest, the arrest charge, and the disposition of the arrest, if known to the FBI.
All arrest data included in an Identification Record is obtained from fingerprint submissions, disposition reports and other reports submitted by agencies having criminal justice responsibilities.
The United States Department of Justice Order 556-73 establishes rules and regulations for the subject of an FBI Identification Record to obtain a copy of his or her own Record for review. The FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division processes these requests.
An individual may request a copy of his or her own FBI Identification Record for personal review or to challenge information on the Record. Other reasons an individual may request a copy of his or her own Identification Record may include international adoption or to satisfy a requirement to live or work in a foreign country ( i.e., Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer, letter of good conduct, criminal history background, etc.)
On October 9, 1998, President Clinton signed into law the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact (Compact) Act of 1998, establishing an infrastructure by which states can exchange criminal records for no criminal justice purposes according to the laws of the requesting state, and provide reciprocity among the states to share records without charging each other for the information.
The Compact became effective April 28, 1999, after Montana and Georgia became the first two states to ratify it, respectively. To date, 27 states have ratified the Compact. The Compact Council as a national independent authority, works in partnership with criminal history record custodians, end users, and policy makers to regulate and facilitate the sharing the complete, accurate, and timely criminal history record information to no criminal justice users in order to enhance public safety, welfare and security of Society while recognizing the importance of individual privacy rights.
NOTE: We have asked for the above documents to make available the most complete and up-to date records possible for no criminal justice purposes.
You are here by advice to Contact the Fbi in Nigeria, through the email address above to enquire from them on how you are going to get the required document. Note that you are to do this immediately if you really want your fund to be released to you and also if you don't want any legal action to be taken on you. We have already informed the FBI in Nigeria about the present situation, so go ahead and contact them immediately.
Your fund is now in our custody and will only be released to you upon the confirmation of the required document, After that the fund will be released to you immediately without any delay.
Phone: 254-230-936
  We currently have jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal law. So you can see that we can track you down through Investigative programs. We have your address and the evidence and status of your wired funds, so we can arrest you anytime anywhere.
 NOTE: We have asked for the above documents to make available the most complete and up-to date records possible for no criminal justice purposes.
WARNING: Failure to produce the above requirement in the next 48 hours, legal action will be taken immediately by arresting and detaining you, justificated and if found guilty, you will be jailed. As terrorism, drug trafficking and money laundering is a serious problem in our community today. The F.B.I will not stop at any length in tracking down and persecuting any criminal who indulge in this criminal act.
Faithfully Yours,
FBI Director
Robert S. Mueller, III