Nigerian scammers and the FBI

  jimv7 09:53 06 Mar 2010

It appears that the nigerian scammers have now enlisted the help of the FBI.

> From: FBI HEADQUARTERS [email protected]>
> To:
> Date: Thursday, 4 March, 2010, 11:45
> Attention: BENEFICIARY,
> You are to contact the ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME
> COMMISSION (EFCC)Lagos, Nigeria to obtain the
> Clearance Documents, find below their contact
> information's:
> Contact Person: Rev. Andrew Kelly
> Rev Andrew Email: [email protected]
> Lagos Office Address 15A Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
> Nigeria
> Ensure you contact them(EFCC) with your Full Name,Address
> and phone number/cell number.
> Contact the EFCC via Email with the information above
> immediately, once you contact them i will get back to you or
> else i will have an agent come visit you at home for
> questioning.
> Furthermore, be adviced that according to the United State
> Law together with the FBI rules and regulations, you are to
> obtain the document from the EFCC OF Lagos Nigeria
> where the fund was transfered from. Also Note that you are
> to take care of the cost of the Document, which will be
> issued in your name. due to the content of the document and
> how important and secured the document is, you as the
> beneficiary will send to the EFCC OF NIGERIA the sum of
> Usd250 Dollars only for the issuing of the document right
> away and your Usd 18 million will be released to you, That
> is the lay down rules for EFCC OF NIGERIA to release such
> sensitive document, EFCC will issue you the authentic and
> original copy of the documents with seal on it for
> verification and approval.
> You are hereby adviced to Contact them through the email
> address above to make an enquiry concerning how you will
> send the official fee to them. Note that you are to observe
> this immediately, if you really want your funds to be
> credited to your personal bank account and to avoid any
> legal battle with the security operatives over this
> matter... We have already informed the EFCC OF NIGERIA about
> the present situation, go ahead and contact them
> immediately. Your fund is under our custody and will not be
> release to you unless the required document is confirmed,
> after that the fund will be release to you immediately
> without any delay.
> NOTE: We have asked for the above document to make
> available the most complete and up-to date records possible
> for no criminal justice purposes. The documents will clarify
> the intensity of this fund; exonerate it from money laundry,
> scam and terrorism.
> WARNING: failure to provide the above requirement in the
> next 24 hours, legal action will be taken immediately by
> arresting and detaining you as soon as international court
> of justice issues a warrant of arrest, if you are found
> guilty, you will be jailed........ As terrorism, drug
> trafficking and money laundering is a serious problem in our
> community today and the world at large. The F.B.I will not
> stop at any length in tracking down and prosecuting any
> criminal who indulges in this criminal act. FORWARD THE
> IT. No body is above the law and the law is not a respecter
> of anybody. We presumed you are law abiding citizen whom
> would not want have scuffles with the authority, in and
> outside America.
> We are charged with the responsibility of implementing
> legal norms and our authority is irrevocable so dont dare
> dispute our instruction, just act as instructed. The person
> you know will not help you in this matter rather abide by
> this instruction. The funds in question was deposited by
> those people that contacted you.
> Note: You are to contact the (EFCC) with
> your full names, phone number/cell number and full address
> via their email which i stated above immediately for the
> processing of your Clearance Documents within the next 48
> hours.
> Faithfully Your's,
> Robert S.Mueller 111.
> FBI Director.
> Note contact the EFCC office: [email protected]

  morddwyd 09:57 06 Mar 2010

Didn't even open mine, let alone read it!

  cheap 10:14 06 Mar 2010

Nigeria. The cesspit of the internet.

  jack 10:50 06 Mar 2010

The dead giveaway in the senders E-mail address

FBI HEADQUARTERS [email protected]>

Nigerian scammers it seems now reside in the Australian outback
And what was the 'speech' about immigrants to Oz that has been going the rounds
Does he know about this one I wonder

  Kevscar1 11:18 06 Mar 2010

You need to forward that to the FBI, I think they might be very unhappy and go after those people.

  ronalddonald 15:13 07 Mar 2010

kinda of funny several years okay when i was on aol email, i use to get loads of these nigerian scammings. I use to respond to them by wait right there the FBI will be knocking on your door very soon we know how to trace you, please note we will use force if necessary to bring you down

  ronalddonald 15:18 07 Mar 2010

when i use to be part of AMWAY when i joined them is when i stared to get these silly nigerian emails about you've won money or money is waiting but you have to transfer money to them to get this so called money. I could well be that these pole ask for your details or get your details and just pass them on.

I left AMWAY a long way ago never to be part of their silly scamming methods they use to get money out of people

  Forum Editor 15:52 07 Mar 2010

have received this email and I imagine most of us deleted it, as we delete all other such messages.Please don't post the text of messages like this in its entirety.

  jimv7 13:07 08 Mar 2010

My apologies FE,

But as I had not seen this before, with the mention of the FBI I thought I would post it.

  Forum Editor 18:56 08 Mar 2010

I can understand the FBI reference arousing interest.

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