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10-05-12, 08:12 AM #1
Looks like I'm on the Fed's radar!
Just received the below email.
I mean, there's no way this could be a scam is there?
ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION
FBI HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS J.EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING
935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001
URGENT ATTENTION NEEDED
FBI OFFICIAL NOTICE: WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED THROUGH OUR GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE MONITORING NETWORK THAT THE SUM OF $10.500, 000.00,HAS BEEN RELEASE FROM A BANK IN AFRICA BEARING YOUR NAME AS THE BENEFICIARY WITHOUT FUND CLEARANCE PAPERS TO CLEAR YOUR NAME AND FUND FROM EVERY TERRORIST/ MONEY LAUNDERING ACTIVITIES.
THE BANK KNOWING FULLY WELL THAT THEY DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH FACILITIES TO EFFECT THIS PAYMENT FROM ANY PART OF THE WORLD TO YOUR ACCOUNT, USED WHAT WE KNOW AS A SECRET DIPLOMATIC TRANSIT PAYMENT (S.T.D.P) TO EFFECT THE PAYMENT.DIRECT TRANSFERS ARE DIFFICULT AND SECRET DIPLOMATIC TRANSIT PAYMENT (S.T.D.P) ARE NOT MADE UNLESS THE FUNDS ARE RELATED TO TERRORIST ACTIVITIES AND WE ASK WHY MUST YOUR PAYMENT BE MADE IN SECRET TRANSFER IF YOUR TRANSACTION IS LEGITIMATE.
WE DO NOT WANT YOU TO GET INTO TROUBLE AS SOON AS THESE FUNDS REFLECT IN YOUR ACCOUNT, SO IT IS OUR DUTY AS AN INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION TO CORRECT THESE LITTLE PROBLEMS BEFORE THIS FUND REFLECTS INTO YOUR PERSONAL ACCOUNT.WE ADVICE YOU TO CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY, AS THE FUNDS HAVE BEEN STOPPED AND ARE BEING HELD IN OUR CUSTODY, UNTIL YOU ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE US WITH THE FUND OWNERSHIP CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE WITHIN 3 DAYS FROM THE COUNTRY THAT AUTHORIZED THE TRANSFER TO CERTIFY THAT THE FUNDS THAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE ARE TERRORIST/DRUG FREE OR WE SHALL HAVE CAUSE TO IMPOUND THE PAYMENT AND SUBSEQUENT PROSECUTION.
BASED ON OUR FINDINGS, THIS INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT WISH TO WARN YOU AGAINST SOME MISCREANTS, HOODLUMS AND TOUTS WHO GO ABOUT SCAMMING INNOCENT PEOPLE BY CLAIMING TO BE WHO THEY ARE NOT AND THEREBY TARNISHING THE IMAGE OF THIS WONDERFUL COUNTRY.WE SHALL RELEASE THE FUNDS IMMEDIATELY WE RECEIVE THIS LEGAL DOCUMENT AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET YOUR PAYMENT WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DELAY.
WE 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 OF THE HUGE AMOUNT INVOLVED. BE INFORMED THAT THE FUNDS ARE NOW WITH A TOP BANK IN THE UNITED STATE IN YOUR NAME AND UNDER THE MONITORING/CUSTODY OF THE FBI. AT THE MOMENT, WE HAVE ASKED THE BANK NOT TO RELEASE THE FUND TO ANYBODY THAT COMES TO THEM, UNLESS WE INSTRUCT THEM TO DO SO, THIS IS TO ENABLE US CARRY OUT A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATION FIRST BEFORE RELEASING THE FUND TO YOU.
HENCE, YOU ARE TO FORWARD THE FUND OWNERSHIP CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE TO US IMMEDIATELY IF YOU HAVE IT IN YOUR POSSESSION, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE IT, LET US KNOW SO THAT WE WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE LEGAL APPROPIATE AUTHOURITY TO OBTAIN THE CERTIFICATET/ AND SEND TO THIS OFFICE. THEREAFTER, WE WILL ASK THE BANK HOLDING THE FUNDS, TO GO AHEAD AND CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT IMMEDIATELY.IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE THE DOCUMENTS TO THIS OFFICE, WE WILL PROSECUTE YOU AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION AGAINST YOU FOR NOT PROVING THE LEGALITY OF THE FUNDS.ALSO FOR PROVE OF LEGITIMATE BENEFICIARY PLS RECONFIRM VIA EMAIL THE FOLLOWINGS:
2. MAILING ADDRESS.......
3. HOME/ CELL PHONE NUMBERS....
4. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OF FUNDS.......
THANKING YOU FOR YOUR ANTICIPATED CO-OPERATION .
SPECIAL AGENT TERRY WILLIAMS,
ON BEHALF OF THE FBI DIRECTOR
MR. ROBERT S. MUELLER.
cc: general intelligence department (GID)
cc.federal reserve bank
cc: asia pacific group on money laundering (APG)
cc: international monetary fund (IMF)
cc: international organization of securities commissions (IOSCO)
cc: international banking security association (IBSA)
cc: world customs organization (WCO)
cc: inter-american development bank (IADB)
cc: offshore group of banking supervisors (OGBS)
cc: world central bank (WCB)
cc,supreme court of justice nigeria(SCJ)
Unless expressly stated otherwise, this message is confidential and may be privileged. It is intended for the addressee(s) only. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorized. If you are not an addressee, any disclosure or copying of the contents or any action taken (or not taken) in reliance on it is unauthorized and may be unlawful. If you are not an addressee, please inform the sender immediately.
Salvo que se indique lo contrario, este mensaje es confidencial y puede ser privilegiada. Se pretende a su destinatario (s)solamente. El acceso a este e-mail por cualquier otra persona no estб autorizado. Si usted no es un destinatario, cualquier divulgaciуn o copia de lacontenidos ni de cualquier acciуn realizada (o no) en la dependencia en que no estб autorizado y puede ser ilegal. Si no son unadestinatario, por favor notifique al remitente de inmediatoA common mistake made when trying to come up with a totally foolproof design is to completely underestimate the innate ingenuity of fools.
The last thing I want to do is hurt you but it's still there on my list of options, so are you coming quietly.........?
10-05-12, 08:17 AM #2
Looks legit in every way.
Shame you didn't win the Irish Lottery instead. Some do that two or three times a year. Damn your luck! ;-)
Originally Posted by Herzen
10-05-12, 08:21 AM #3
I have a headache from that!
You better reply as soon as possible so that they can release your "fund" to you. They would hate to see the "Miscreants, hoodlums and touts" take your identity!!
10-05-12, 09:08 AM #4
However, there are a lot of idiots who asnwer those e-mails, thinking they hit the big time.
10-05-12, 09:33 AM #5
Well, there is a lot of bad grammar and several spelling mistakes, so it could well be from an American.To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.
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10-05-12, 10:03 AM #6
10-05-12, 07:06 PM #7
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10-05-12, 07:54 PM #8
419 Eater - The largest scambaiting community on the planet!
bait them into thinking you are hooked. See how long you can keep up the correspondence. If you need help, look into the links I posted. I know many people on those sites.To Live Is To Eat
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10-06-12, 09:40 AM #10
They heard about your massive retirement cheque!the sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
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