Fraudulent Email - The Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI Agent John Edward

Fraudulent Email - The Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI Agent John Edward

The email message below: "I am special agent John Edward from the federal bureau of investigation (FBI) intelligence unit, we have just intercepted and confiscated two (2) trunk boxes," is a fake and a phishing scam. You should not respond to this message with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and/or sending money. Therefore, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.

The Fradulent Email: The Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI Agent John Edward

From: "Agent John Edward"JohnEdward67
Subject: From The Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Intelligence Field Unit
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.

Urgent attention: beneficiary

I am special agent john edward from the federal bureau of investigation (fbi) intelligence unit, we have just intercepted and confiscated two (2) trunk boxes at jfk airport in new york, and are on the verge of moving it to our bureau head quarters.

We have scanned the said boxes, and have found it to contain a total sum of $4.1 million and also backup document which bears your name as the receiver of the money contained in the boxes, investigations carried out on the diplomat which accompanied the boxes into the united states has it that he was to deliver this funds to your residence as payment which was due you from the office of federal government in nigeria from unpaid contract sums.

We cross-checked all legal documentation in the boxes, and were about to release the consignment to the diplomat,when we found out that the boxes is lacking one very important documentation which as a result, the boxes has been confiscated.

According to section 229 subsection 31 of the 1991 constitution in tax payment, your consignment lacks proof of ownership certificate from the joint team of the irs and homeland security, and there for, you must contact us for direction on how to procure this certificate, so that you can be relieved of the charges of evading tax which is a punishable offense under section 12 subsection 441 of constitution on tax evasion.

You are therefore required to get back to me on this email {johneddward911} within 72hours, so that i will guide you on how to get the needed document. Failure to comply with our directive may lead you into problem, you will be arrested, interrogated and prosecuted in the court of law for money laundry.

We may also get the financial action task force on money laundering (fatf) involved if you do not follow our instructions. You are also advised not to get in contact with any bank in africa, europe or any other institution, as your fund are here now in the united states of america.

Yours in service
Agent John Edward
Regional Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E-mail: johneddward911

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  • April 5, 2016 at 8:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    Thanks, your email looks like the email I received; I didn't respond.

  • January 12, 2015 at 7:44 PM by an anonymous user from: Brentford, England, United Kingdom

    Here is another fraudulent FBI email message:

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    "Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Counter-terrorism Division and Cyber Crime Division

    J. Edgar. Hoover Building Washington DC

    JAMES B.comEY

    Attention Beneficiary,

    Records show that you are among one of the individuals and organizations who are yet to receive their overdue payment from overseas which includes those of Lottery/Gambling,Contract and Inheritance. Through our Fraud Monitory Unit we have noticed that you have been transacting with some impostors and fraudsters who have been impersonating the likes of Prof. Soludo/Mr.Lamido SanusI of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Bode Williams, Frank, Anderson, none officials of Oceanic Bank, Zenith Banks, Kelvin Young of HSBC, Ben of FedEx, Ibrahim Sule, Dr.usman Shamsuddeen and some impostors claiming to be The Federal Bureau of Investigation.

    The Cyber Crime Division of the FBI gathered information from the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) on how some people have lost outrageous sums of money to these impostors. As a result of this, we hereby advise you to stop communication with any one not referred to you by us. We have negotiated with the Federal Ministry of Finance that your payment totaling $5,900,000.00(Five Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars). will be released to you via a custom pin based ATM card with a maximum withdrawal limit of $15,000 a day which is powered by Visa Card and can be used anywhere in the world where you see a Visa Card Logo on the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM).

    We guarantee receipt of your payment. This is as a result of the mandate from USA Government to make sure all debts owed to citizens of American and also Asia and

    Europe which includes Inheritance, Contract, Gambling/Lottery etc are been cleared.

    To redeem your funds, you are hereby advised to contact the ATM Card Center via email for their requirement to proceed and procure your Approval of Payment Warrant and Endorsement of your ATM Release Order on your behalf which will cost you $370 Usd only and nothing more as everything else has been taken care of by the Federal Government including taxes, custom paper and clearance duty so all you will ever need to pay is $370.00 only.

    Mr. John Peter (ATM Card Center Director) ATM locations at 600 Commerce St Dallas, TX 75202 from Bank of America.

    ATM Card Center Director Mr. John Peter

    Email: ( )

    Do contact Mr. Scoot Steven of the ATM Card Center via his contact details above and furnish him with your details as listed below and also ask him for the payment information you need to send the $370 Payment Warrant and Endorsement fee :








    On contacting him with your details your file would be updated and he will be sending you the payment information in which you will use in making payment of $370.00 via MoneyGram or Western Union Money Transfer for the procurement of your Approval of Payment Warrant and Endorsement of your ATM Release Order, after which the delivery of your ATM card will be effected to your designated home address without any further delay, extra fee.

    JAMES B.comEY




    WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535

    Note: Disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to be in possession of your ATM card, you are hereby advice only to be in contact with Mr. Scoot Steven of the ATM card center who is the rightful person to deal with in regards to your payment and forward any emails you get from impostors to this office so we could act upon it immediately. Help stop cyber crime"

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