The email's return address was given as the "fbi.org" domain. Note that the date given is a month from now: October 13. Don't reply, don't be fooled.
From: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Subject: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONITORY CRIMES DIVISION
FBI HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
J. EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING
935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001
We got your mail, we are not kidding or joking as Federal Commission we are here to protect your interest and of all the United State citizens as well as World at large, so we are not joking or kidding. You have been investigated as the beneficiary of the said fund that is why you are in touch with the FBI for a solid proof before the fund will be release to you.
The said funds is now in U.S Bank in your name which has been placed embargo under the custody of the FBI for further verification and proof before releasing the fund to you. You do not have this document in your files; if you did the fund would not have been hold. We did not believe this at first, but when we saw the transfer we had no option than to contact you. We have gone through your Identification record and also the information’s received from you, we have verified a lot of things about you. It has come to the attention of our Money Trafficking Investigation Department (MTID) that you have some fund valued at U.S $10 Million to your name; the said payment is awaiting adjudication and crediting to Sasha Pinkard instead. This fund is from Inheritance 'willed ' from C.B.N Bank Nigeria precisely.
With full concern of The F.B.I and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wish to remind you of the consequences of remitting such huge sums of money without complying fully with the provisions of the Financial and Allied Matters Decree 5 as amended in sub-section C (6) of 2003, which stipulates that any monitory transaction been done in the United States Of America, must have proper records, which duly guarantees and covers the transaction as legitimate and legally acquired and not criminally or terrorist associated funds. This is due to ongoing terrorist activities/economic crimes and against the United Nation (UN).
Note that with the information's we have here, the fund in your name here was release from Federal Republic of Nigeria. To this regard you are to contact the EFCC Nigeria where the fund was release from so that they will issue you the required document because they are the only people that can issue you the document. Nobody else have the right or privilege to issue you this document unless the EFCC Nigeria. You are under an observational /Investigational in connection with money laundering. If your funds comes from a legitimate and legal source, the proper guidelines for you to recover the right of transaction is for you to provide the official monitory transaction release document so that your funds will be legally processed and recorded and accounted for and then finally released to you.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONEY LAUNDERING DEPARTMENT) is here to wipe out terrorism, and will stop at no length in doing our duty for the World. You have 72 hours to produce legal proof of the below frozen wired transaction number coded: SPinkard008 owned. You do not have any rights to receive this fund if the documented legal wire information is not complete.
For your own good and benefit, you are advice not to send your money to anybody accept the below person that will get the document for you. It has come to our notice that scammers are online looking who to devour regarding the present transaction, with the power imposed on us as a High Federal Commission, you are hereby warn and instruct to terminate your involvement with any body or individual contacting you regarding this present transaction. The said funds is now in our custody in your name as the beneficiary, your dealings should be channel to this office alone, if we find out you are still communicating with imposters we will not be responsible for any money to sent to them.
The very heart of FBI operations lies in our investigations--which serve, as our mission states, 'to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats and to enforce the criminal laws of the United States.' So follow our instructions properly to avoid any action before you. We currently have jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of Federal Law. So you can see that we can track any incoming fund down through our Investigative programs. We have your address and the evidence and status of your wired funds.
You don’t have the required document on your possession, this document are only to be issue to you from the paying country Nigeria, to this regards you are advice to contact the EFCC Nigeria to obtain the document from them to enable the immediate release of the funds in your name.
We have done our verification on your FBI Identification Record with fund Security Number, the only document left is the required Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer (DIST) which should be issue to you from the paying country of the said fund, you are to contact the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Nigeria to obtain the above required document, find below their contact information's:
Contact Person: REV DR PAUL ADAMS
bank;;BANK OF ENGLAND (LONDON)
Open phone number: +44 7024028664
Furthermore, be advice that according to the United State Law together with the United Nations (UN) rules and regulations, you are to obtain the document from the EFCC Nigeria where the fund was transfer from. Also Note that you are to take care of the Document to be issued to you right away, because due to the content of the document and how important and secured the document is, you are to take care of the document by sending to the EFCC Nigeria the sum of USD1,200 only for the issuing of the document right away and your $10 million will be release to you. That is the only way we can release your fund because the certificate from them is authentic and genuine.
You are here by advice to Contact them through the email address above to acquire from them on how you are going to send the fee to them. Note that you are to do this immediately if you really want your fund to be credited to your personal account and also if you don't want any action to be fall before you. We have already informed the EFCC Nigeria about the present situation, so go ahead and contact them immediately. Your fund is now on 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 documents to make available the most complete and up-to date records possible for no criminal justice purposes. If you are not satified with this mail, you are free to visit our head office in washington DC.
Warning: Failure to produce the above requirement in the next 72 hours, legal action will be taken immediately by confiscating your fund, justification and if found illegal, your fund will be confiscated for terrorism, drug trafficking and money laundering is a serious problem in our World today. The F.B.I will not stop at any length in tracking down and prosecuting any criminal who indulge in this criminal act. Forward the document to us via email attachment as soon as you obtain it.
Robert S. Mueller, III