FBI International MOnetary Division — Fraud E-mail of Winning $1,000,000
I receved the following email from Paul Wellington to give me the wire transfer information needed to win $1, 000, 000. Here is a copy:
ATTENTION: Tracey Carlile
In response to the letter received from you, I intend using this opportunity to further explain your transaction to you. Firstly, I am Paul Wellington and I am your approved agent placed in charge of your winning prize of $1, 000, 000.00 US Dollars. A lottery company launched a newly introduced system which is a programmed software designed to generate alphabets and numbers, afterward places them together then randomly selects domains from all over the world. Any e-mail that tends to be validated becomes an automatic winner.
The company generated this e-mail address which automatically won you the sum of $1, 000, 000.00 US Dollars, they claimed to have contacted you 2 times and thanks to the FBI, it was found that they lied about contacting you. The Federal Bureau of Investigation in conjunction with the INTERPOL placed them on a condition to release the payment to you or face charges for fraud and false lottery winning. They then deposited the money to Western Union Money Transfer to disburse to you once your information has been verified, presently the funds are with Western Union but is presently placed on hold.
I have been instructed to ensure you verify the availability of funds placed with Western Union, therefore kindly follow the instructions below:
Firstly, go to the Western Union Payment tracking website by clicking on the link below:
Once you are on their website, you will be required to enter the following information below:
10 DIGIT MTCN CONTROL NUMBER: [protected]
SENDER'S SECRET CODE: 39910
You should then click on the Submit button, you will be taken to a confirmation page which shall display the status of your transaction. Kindly verify your transaction, once you have successfully verified the transaction, kindly get back to me so as to enable me send you further instructions.
Please feel free to reach me via phone as my direct contact number is - +[protected] or [protected], send me your direct contact phone number so I can as well reach you over the phone.
This is a hox and wish to file a complaint.