From: Robert Mueller [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 20 June 2013 10:55
Subject: Transaction Alert [$12.5million Credit] ca
Thursday, 20 June 2013
Hot off the press - more TRASH!! - FW: Transaction Alert [$12.5million Credit] ca
Just another rip-off merchant trying to scam you by saying you are a victim of a scam, how ironic!!
FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
It has come to my attention that an investigation into the legitimacy of a financial transaction request has been completed. Verification has been made such that you have been legally approved to received a valued amount of fund from the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Normally, it will take up to 10 business days for an International cheque,To be cashed by your local banks. We have successfully notified this Bank on your behalf that fund are to be drawn from a registered bank Within the United States of America so as to enable you cash the cheque instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $12.5M USD. Has been deposited with BANK OF EAST ASIA USA.
We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to Receive your fund, due to the fact that the funds have been Deposited at BANK OF EAST ASIA USA you will be required to settle the Following bills directly to our Agent in-charge of this Transaction.
According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for The following:
Deposit Fee's (Fee's paid by the bank for the deposit into an American Bank which is - BANK OF EAST ASIA USA)
Cashier's cheque Conversion Fee (Fee for converting the Wire Transfer Payment into a Certified Cashier's cheque)
The total amount for everything is $420.00 (Four Hundred and twenty USD.) We have tried all we could to indicate that this $420.00 should be Deducted from your fund but we found out that the funds have Already been deposited at BANK OF EAST ASIA USA and cannot be accessed by anyone except the legal owner (you), therefore you will be Required to pay the required fee's to the Agent in-charge of this transaction via Western Union Money Transfer Or Money Gram.
In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge (HENRY SHAWN) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:
CONTACT AGENT NAME: HENRY SHAWN
E-MAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
You will also be required to request Western Union details on how to send the required $420.00 in order to immediately release your fund of $12.5M USD via Certified Cashier's cheque drawn from BANK OF EAST ASIA USA, and also include the following Fund Reference Identification:EA2948-910.
This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau Of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $420.00 ONLY to our AGENT IN NIGERIA AGENT HENRY SHAWN via information in which he shall send to you, if you do not receive your FUND of $12.5M we shall be held responsible for the loss and this shall invite a penalty, which will be made PAYABLE ONLY to you.
Please find below an authorized signature which has been signed by the FBI Public Affairs Director - Robert Mueller
Public Affairs Director - FBI
NSB SEAL ABOVE
NOTE: In order to ensure rapid response for the Fund, contact AGENT HENRY SHAWN as soon as possible providing the required Information needed from you above
Posted at 15:38