From: US DEPT OF JUSTICE < firstname.lastname@example.org >
To: info < email@example.com >
Sent: Thu, May 1, 2014 9:18 pm
Subject: Re: YOUR ATM DEBIT CARD IS ON THE WAY!
This is an official letter from the US Department of Justice.
In line with the present reformed agenda of President Barack Obama, officials of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in group efforts with the US
Department of Justice, Federal Reserve System, Federal Government of Nigeria and
the Central Bank of Nigeria have verified every unpaid contract funds,
inheritance funds, Lotto winnings, Scam Victims compensation and other related
matters and agreed to settle the beneficiaries through the easiest means by
issuing them swift ATM Debit Card with monetary value amount US$600,000.00 (Six
hundred thousand dollars) only. We are contacting you because YOU are listed and
approved for this payment proposal.
This ATM Debit Card is what you will use to withdraw the Six hundred thousand
dollars with ease at any Automated Teller Machine (ATM) anywhere in the world.
If you are willing to receive your funds through this easiest means, please
indicate urgently. Meanwhile, in addition to working with the United States law
enforcements and the Federal Government of Nigeria`s Foreign Payment Transparent
Initiative (FPTI) , the Head of Nigeria`s Zenith Bank ATM Card Services Mr. Owie
Bright was appointed to handle the processing and release of your ATM Card. Find
below his contact information for your convenience:
Contact person: Mr. Owie Bright
Phone: +234 813 411 7732
For this purpose, you are advised to kindly reconfirm and forward to his office
the following information about you to effect hitch free delivery of your
approved ATM Card. The information required from you for the shipping
(1) Your Full Name: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(2) Your Physical Address: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(3) Your Occupation: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(4) Your Valid Telephone No: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The above details are required to be reconfirmed to help speedy the delivery of
your ATM Debit Card. So go ahead to contact him immediately because he is
waiting to hear from you. You are warned in your own Interest to stop further
communication with any other office contacting you regarding your payment. And
do not forward or duplicate this message to any person or office for any reason
what so ever to avoid double claim of payments. Best of luck!
Mr. James B. Comey Jr.
Director; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
J. Edgar Hoover building.
# 935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001.
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This E-mail and any of its attachments may contain FBI proprietary information,
which is privileged, confidential, or subject to copyright belonging to FBI.
This E-mail is intended solely for the use of (YOU) the individual to which it
is addressed. You are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution,
copying, or action taken in relation to the contents of and attachments to this
E-mail is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful.
From: FBI Office < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Date: Thu, May 15, 2014 at 10:25 PM
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.
FBI Headquarters in Washington , D.C.
J. Edgar Hoover Building , 935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington , D.C. 20535-0001 USA
This e-mail has been issued to you in order to officially inform you that we have completed an investigation on an International Payment in which was issued to you by an International Lottery Company. With the help of our newly developed technology (International Monitoring Network System) we discovered that your e-mail address was automatically selected by an Online Balloting System, this has legally won you the sum of $2.4million USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT.
Normally, it will take up to 5 business days for an INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the world wined, so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $2.4million USD has been deposited with IMF. We have completed this investigation and you are here by approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited with IMF you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Cotonou, Benin Republic. According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for the following,
(1) Deposit Fee' s ( IMF INTERNATIONAL CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE )
(2) Shipping Fee' s ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier' s Check to
your home address)
The total amount for everything is $98.00 We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $98.00 should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been deposited IMF and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the required fee' s to the Agent in-charge of this your transaction In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge ( Mr. Mark Ben ) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:
CONTACT AGENT NAME: Mr. Mark Ben
E-MAIL :( email@example.com )
PHONE: +229 68658982
You will be required to e-mail him with the following information:
DIRECT CONTACT NUMBER:
You will also be required to request Western Union or Money Gram details on how to send the required $98.00 in order to immediately ship your prize of $2.4million USD via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT from IMF, also include the following transaction code in order for him to immediately identify this transaction: EA2948-910.
This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $98.00 ONLY to Mr. Mark Ben information in which he shall send to you,
For And On Behalf Of
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Mr.James B. Comey, Jr.
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