Nigerian Scam email claiming to be from FBI!!
November 23, 2008 3:03am CST
I just got this in my email..i know its totally bogus of course, but ive never gotten one of these scams where the email is claiming to be sent by the United States FBI!! im only going to post a bit of it..its friggin huge and meandering like usual... [i] "ROBERT MUELLER III EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FBI FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FBI.WASHINGTON DC. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FBI SEEKING TO WIRETAP INTERNET GOOD DAY: We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in conjunction with some other relevant security Agencies here in the United states of America have recently been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network that you presently have a transaction going on with the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), regards to your over-due contract payment which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly. It might interest you to know that we have taken our time in screening through this contract payment notification as stipulated on our protocol of operation,and have finally confirmed that your contract payment is 100% genuine and legal with due process of law, and it is as well free from all illegal activities,which you have the lawful right to claim your fund without any further delay.Having said all this,we will further advise, that you should go ahead in dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as we will be monitoring all their services accordingly with our intelligent monitoring network device, and with your cooperation. [/i] has anybody else started getting this thing? i know this has got to be illegal..impersonating an FBI official etc..do you know if i should forward it to somebody? does the FBI want this type of thing sent to them? if so..give me a link!