Claim to be FBI/CBN / Fraudulent Money Proposition
I received this an e-mail on December 13, 2010 from someone claiming to be Robert Mueller III, Executive Director of the FBI. This letter claims that I was awarded $8, 000, 000.00 fr0m the Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and list names of people claiming that I gave them authorization to claim the money for me.
See E-mail Below:
ROBERT MUELLER III
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FBI
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI.
SEEKING TO WIRETAP INTERNET
ATTENTION: We the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in conjunctionwith some relevant security Agencies here in the United states of America andin the word have been recently informed through our Global intelligencemonitoring network that you presently have a transaction going on with theCentral Bank of Nigeria (CBN), regards to your over-due contract payment whichwas fully endorsed in your favor accordingly. It might interest you to know that we have taken out time in screening throughthis project as stipulated on our protocol of operation and have finallyconfirmed that your contract payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from allfacet and of which you have the lawful right to claim your fund without anyfurther delay. Having said all this, we will further advise that you go aheadin dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as we will be monitoringall their services with you as well as your correspondence at all level. In addition also, be informed that we recently had a meeting with theFinancial Secretary of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in the person of Mr.Kingsley Agwor along with some of the top officials of the Ministry regardingyour case and they made us to understand that your file has been held in abasedepending on when you personally come for the claim. They also told us thatthe only problem they are facing right now is that some unscrupulous elementare using this project as an avenue to scam innocent people off their hardearned money by impersonating the Executive Governor and the Central Bankoffice. Due to this reason, you are hereby advised to deal with only the CBNFinancial Secretary Mr. Kingsley Agwor, regarding your claim. We were also made to understand that a lady with name Mrs. Joan C. Bailey fromOHIO and another person named as Mr. Michael Wachovia who reside in Missourias well had already contacted the bank (CBN) and presented to them someneeded documentations evidencing your claims alleged to have been signedpersonally by you prior to the release of your contract fund valued at US$8, 000, 000.00 (Eight million united states dollars).The CBN demanded anurgent information from you if you have authorized these people listed aboveto claim your funds on your behalf. A general notification is being reached to all citizens of the world to becareful of whom they deal with so as to protect them from fraud or scams. Weare instructing you personally, that if you were and have been dealing withanybody or office claiming to be from the Central Bank of Nigeria, or anycommercial banks in Nigeria or any part of the world, you are further advisedto STOP further contact with them and contact the real Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) below only with your full information, so that the bank willSTOP further transfer to them. Note that you are to deal with only the CBN Financial Secretary Mr. KingsleyAgwor regarding your transaction and any email message you receive that is notfrom him, should be disregarded for security reasons. Below is the informationof the CBN Financial Secretary Mr. Kingsley Agwor, we advise you to contacthim immediately with your information for transfer schedule. NAME: KINGSLEY AGWOR (FINANCIAL SECRETARY) TEL: +234-[protected] Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Security Payment Code (CFN/CBN/4352) NOTE: Any Information that do not come from the above official email address, phonenumber and payment code of the CBN should be disregarded accordingly forsecurity reasons. You are advised to contact the bank (CBN) immediately withthis email address above. Should in case you need any more information's inregards to this notification, feel free to get back to us so that we can briefyou more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has beencompletely perfected and you have received your contract fund as stated. Thankyou very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestlyawait your urgent response to this matter.
Best Regards, Robert S. Mueller III
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.[protected], USA