Saturday, January 15, 2011

The F.B.I is washing you.

I just couldn't resist posting this fake email that was forwarded to me from an intended victim:

Subject: Report From F.B.I Police Department Center


The Federal Bureau Of Investigation F.B.I, Has discovered through our Intelligence Monitoring Network (I.M.N) here in this office of online investigations, that you have an ongoing transaction regarding being a sole beneficiary of an unclaimed package Bank Draft containing your funds amount of $500.000.00 U.S.D deposited with Federal Express by Mrs. Jane Smith and we have been notify by the British Metropolitan Police force  MPF and Central Intelligence Agency C.I.A and confirmed that this funds is yours.

So the Federal Bureau Of Investigation F.B.I Washington DC, In conjunction with the British Metropolitan Police force  MPF, Has screened through our various Monitoring Networks concerning fraud and has been confirmed and notified that the transaction you have with Federal Express is Legal and you have the Lawful Right to proceed further with the transaction.

We advise you to go ahead with them as we are monitoring all their services and network. Be advised that any other letter, forwarded to you from any other organization or body, apart from the Federal Express, should be immediately forwarded to us so that we can trace the address of the sender.
The United State of America Government, United Kingdom Government and Canadian Government has spent over Five Million United State Dollar to make sure these scammers are brought before the law. They are still ready to spend more to make sure they are brought before the law.

Meanwhile, you are advised to follow the procedure of the Federal Express, Nigeria and provide their requirement of $110 Usd to enable them commence on delivery of your package bank draft of US$500,000.00 in their office to your home destination as they have their own legal procedure which we have examined and confirmed legal. Follow their instructions while you keep us updated for more details.

 You are advised to contact the necessary officer Mr. Fred Koko of  Federal  Express for more details for your package to arrive to you as we are monitoring every move now.

We are fully in control of the situation, Be advised that your package will arrive to you to your home address as confirmed that the necessary charges of $110 Usd would be taken care of by you, as confirmed by the Monitoring  network. For your own good you are advised to confirm any other transaction you have either involved your self with, in the past to enable us trace the source of the transaction. Only this transaction you have with the Federal Express has been confirmed Legal any other are still under investigation, and so many others are scam, most especially from Europe, Asia and others.

NB: We urge you to comply with the lay down procedure given to you by the Federal Express.

The F.B.I is washing you.

Thanks for your co-operation.
Warms Regard
Inspector Tony Stomac.

Here is the original scam:
You are welcome to FedEx Courier Express with world wide delivery at its best. We are pleased to be at your service. FedEx Courier Express is Regulated and Stipulated by the Delivery Service Authority(D.S.A), The delivery institutions that REGULATES all delivery activities in Abuja Nigeria.
This is to inform you that we are in the position of delivering your confirmable Bank Draft of US$500,000,00 to your home address which was deposited in our office by Mrs. Jane Smith, to let you know that all necessary arrangement of delivering your Bank Draft to your home address has been processed. We have scheduled the shipment of your package for today based on the instructions from the depositor, meanwhile your package is at the Delivery department of the company at the moment, The Delivery department are demanding for the sum of US$110 Delivery charges before they will allow the shipment to proceed.

Therefore in order to enable us commence with this shipment as scheduled, You are advised to contact the nearby Western Union Money Transfer ( W.U.M.T ) office location around your designated area and send us the sum of US$110 with the information listed below:

Receiver Name: Henry Julius
Address: Plot 78 Gariki ,City: Abuja
State: Abuja, Country: Nigeria
Tex Question To Be Used: Best Colour
Answer: White

70 International Airport Road Mafoluku,
Lagos, Nigeria.
Contact Email:

Oh! what a tangled web we weave
When first we practise to deceive!
Sir Walter Scott
NEVER use instant payment services like Western Union or MoneyGram to buy items on the internet.

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