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madmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:38 PM
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Ok I just got the e-mail, I know it's a scam but I've never seen
one where they use real peoples names. Is this something new or am I just out of the so called loop?Or..Am I in REALLY BIG TROUBLE?


ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONITARY 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
Website: www.fbi.gov
http://www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/fraudschemes.htm

ATTENTION FUND BENEFICIARY,

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL ADVICE FROM THE FBI FOREIGN REMITTANCE/TELEGRAPHIC DEPT.,IT HAS COME TO OUR NOTICE THAT THE C.B.N BANK NIGERIA DISTRICT HAS RELEASED 10,500,000.00 U.S DOLLARS INTO BANK OF AMERICA IN YOUR NAME AS THE
BENEFICIARY,BY INHERITANCE MEANS......









NOTE: We have asked for the above documents to make available the
most complete and up-to date records possible for the enhancement of public safety,welfare and security of Society while recognizing the importance of individual privacy rights.. If you fail to provide the Documents to us, we will charge you with the FBI and take our proper action against you for not proofing to us the legitimate of the fund you are about to receive.
The United States Department of Justice Order 556-73 establishes rules and regulations for the subject of an FBI Identification Record to obtain a copy of his or her own Record for review. The FBI Criminal Justice Information Services(CJIS) Division processes these requests to check illegal activities in U.S.A.
An individual may request a copy of his or her own FBI Identification Record for personal review or to challenge information on the Record. Other reasons an individual may request a copy of his or her own Identification Record may include international adoption or to satisfy a requirement to live or work in a foreign country or receive funds from another country (i.e., Diplomatic Immunity Seal Of Transfer, letter of good conduct, criminal history background, etc.)

FBI Director
Robert S. Mueller, III
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Vickers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:40 PM
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1. "monitary"
There's a red flag.

"ATTENTION FUND BENEFICIARY"

There's another.

Etc., etc.

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madmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:42 PM
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3. I know, I've just never seen them use a real person's name before.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:42 PM
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2. I was once informed that I was a beneficiary of 'Sir Dennis Thatcher's ' estate
I think that his real executors would have spelled his name right!
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GoneOffShore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:46 PM
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4. Scam, Scam, Scam, Scam
Go to 419eater.com or just google 419 scam. You'll find plenty of examples like this.
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monmouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 03:46 PM
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5. HA! Dammit, they said that money was mine!! I'll have none of this, hear????...n/t
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