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The "Federal Bureau Investigation Email Lottery" Scam

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The "Federal Bureau Investigation Email Lottery" Scam

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There is no "Federal Bureau Investigation Email Lottery" or FBI Email Award giving away thousands of dollars. Therefore, online users who have received emails like the one below, which claims they are winners in some FBI Email Lottery, are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This because the fake emails are being sent by lottery scammers.

The "Federal Bureau Investigation Email Lottery" Scam

From: FEDERAL BUREAU INVESTIGATION investigationfederalbureau388@gmail.com

Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:06 AM

Subject: ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY

ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION

FBI HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

J. EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING

935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20535-0001

This is to officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an investigation with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that your E-mail address was among the email that won Lottery Award which you did not claim, we want to let you know that one of the bank worker where your fund was deposited arrange with his friend to come as the owner of the E-mail that won the prize which they claim your fund, but now your fund has been recovered from them and the people that claim your fund has been arrested.

If you receive any E-mail that you did not understand that is from unknown person to you please do forward it to us to verify and bring the person to justice.

It has come to the attention of our Money trafficking investigation department, that you have some funds valued $800,000.00 USD on your name, the said payment is awaiting adjudication and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you, this funds are from LOTTERY.

Re-confirm, Names, Address, Phone Number, Age / sex, Occupation and Country, to avoid double claim of your fund.

YOUR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE IS NEEDED

REGARDS,

Federal Bureau of Investigation/Director

Christopher A. Wray

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  • July 14, 2019 at 11:16 AM by info

    "From: IMF OFFICIALS <officialsuser@yahoo.com>

    Date: Sun, Jul 14, 2019, 8:07 AM

    Subject: Federal Bureau of Investigation F B I

    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. 20535-0001

    ATTENTION,

    This e-mail has been issued to you in order to officially inform you that we have completed an investigation on an International Payment in which was issued to you by an International Lottery Company. With the help of our newly developed technology (International Monitoring Network System) we discovered that your e-mail address was automatically selected by an Online Balloting System, this has legally won you the sum of $8.4million USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT.

    Normally, it will take up to 5 business days for an INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the world wined, so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $8.4million USD has been deposited with IMF. We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited with IMF you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Republic Nigeria. According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for the following,

    (1) Deposit Fee's ( IMF INTERNATIONAL CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE )

    (2) Shipping Fee's ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to

    your home address)

    CONTACT AGENT NAME: Mr. Henry Ben

    E-MAIL :(mrhenryben@post.com)

    You will be required to e-mail him with the following information:

    FULL NAME:

    ADDRESS:

    CITY:

    STATE:

    ZIP CODE:

    DIRECT CONTACT NUMBER:

    OCCUPATION:

    You will also be required to request Western Union or Money Gram details on how to send the required $150.00 in order to immediately ship your prize of $8.4million USD via INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT from IMF, also include the following transaction code in order for him to immediately identify this transaction: EA2948-910. Contact him now with this email...mrhenryben@post.com

    This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $150.00 ONLY to Mr. Henry Ben information in which he shall send to you,

    Federal Bureau of Investigation F B I"

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The "Federal Bureau Investigation Email Lottery" Scam