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Scam email #257071 - (F B I) Federal Bureau of Investigation

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The scam

Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division
FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J.Edgar Hoover Building 935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington, D.C
Phone Number : +1 253 336 3156
Contact Email:

Attention: Beneficiary,

We write to inform you that your package with reference number 2661428
which is your sum of $4,500.000.00 (Four Million, Five Hundred
Thousand United States Dollars) has been released by Homeland Security
Service under our order and they are waiting for resolutions of the
claiming Of Ownership Certificate for them to release the package
fully to you and to further the delivery to your delivery address by
the United State
Postal Service Agent.

After the phone calls we made on your behalf today to the USA Homeland
Security Service and to the United Nations office, it was resolved
that the delivery of your package to your address must be complete
within (3) working days upon your compliance to our directives; You
should send the sum of $125.00 to obtain the needed Claiming Of
Ownership Certificate from UN.

The Claiming Of Ownership Certificate which is initially on the high
price has been cut down by the USA Homeland Security Service
considering the poor economic situations in Nigeria that make it
difficult for the middle class citizens to meet up with the clearance
of their entitlement. We will upon the confirmation of your Claiming
Of Ownership Certificate we shall assign the United State Postal
Service Agent to collect your package of $4,500.000.00 and proceed
with the delivery to your address.

Meanwhile, you are advice to reconfirm the below information upon
contacting us to avoid delivery to wrong person after obtaining the
needed Claiming Of Ownership Certificate from Nigeria because that is
what the Homeland Security Service here are waiting for .

1- Your Full Name:
2- Your Delivery Address:
3- Your Contact Telephone Number:
4- Your Occupation:
5- Your Identification (Passport number or ID Card number):
6- Your Nearest Airport :

Once you notify us with the above information and the needed Claiming
Of Ownership Certificate from Nigeria, the USA Homeland Security
Service will release your Package to you and it will be delivered to
you by the Agent of (U.S.P.S).

Note that you are expected to pay only $125.00 for the Claiming Of
Ownership Certificate and you are to pay it to Porto-Novo,Benin
Republic as the origination of the package in favor of ERIC SAM
accountant officer in UN office Porto-Novo, Benin, Send the $125.00
through western union or Ria Money Transfer once you receive this mail
with the information below for immediate release of your package,

Address : Lagos, Republic of Nigeria
Test Question: Color
Test Answer: Blue
Amount: $125.00
Sender's Name====MTCN===
Once you send the money to this name , please try to notify us with
the MTCN so that we can contact ERIC SAM for easy pick up and for
immediate action on the release of your Claiming Of Ownership

Note that any unclaimed consignment will be return to UN Government
after 7days. So you are urgently advised to comply with our directives
so that the Homeland Security Service will release your package.

Mr.Christopher.A Wray
Federal Bureau of Investigation F B I
Yours in Service, Mr.Christopher.A Wray
III Director Office of Public Affairs
PHONE NUMBER : +1 253 336 3156
Contact Email :

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 8.4)

 pts rule                    description                                       
---- ----------------------  --------------------------------------------------
 0.8 BAYES_50                BODY: Bayes spam probability is 40 to 60% [score: 
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4            Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP             Message was received from an IP address           
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED    No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
-0.0 SPF_PASS                SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM           Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                             provider (customcaliforniaairportt[at]  
 2.9 DEAR_BENEFICIARY        BODY: Dear Beneficiary:                           
 2.0 MILLION_USD             BODY: Talks about millions of dollars             
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE      RBL: Sender listed at, no  
                             trust [ listed in]   
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED             Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                             necessarily valid                                 
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY           Huge... sums of money                             
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID            DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO        Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different  
 0.9 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED     ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  
 0.6 ADVANCE_FEE_3_NEW_MONEY Advance Fee fraud and lots of money               

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