The email message below with the subject: "Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division," which claims that a diplomatic lady was caught at John F Kennedy International Airport by the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) with a consignment box filled with US dollars that was assign to be delivered to the recipients' doorsteps, is a scam. The fraudulent email message was NOT sent by Federal Bureau of Investigation, but by scammers, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money and personal information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and not follow the instructions into it.
The Fraudulent FBI Email Message
From: James Comey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division
Anti-Terrorist and Monetary 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
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hereby write to inform you that a diplomatic lady called Mrs. Vernon Wallace was caught at (John F Kennedy International Airport) here in New York with consignment box filled with united state dollars.Base on our interview she said she was assign to deliver it to your doorstep and she never knew the content was filled with money, now she is placed under detention for more investigation on how the huge amount of money happens to be yours before we can release her with the box, so you are to reassure to prove that the fund is legal by sending the Award Ownership Certificate.
Note, that the Award Ownership Certificate must to be secured from office of the senate president in Nigeria, since it has been confirmed that the fund was originated from Nigeria. You are advised to forward it immediately if you have it but if not, contact FBI representative in Nigeria Department.
Name: Dr. Udele
Email: drajaegbu_udele01@ yahoo.com
Furthermore, you are giving only but 3days to forward the requested Award Ownership Certificate.