The "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

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The fake "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are impersonating the real person and who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

A "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)" Advance-Fee Scam

From: Payment Transfer Dept (FMF) <jenny@dkcatop.com>

Sent: 24 August 2019 07:19



Attention: Sir,

It has come to the notice of the United States Central Intelligence Agency of an existing transaction regarding a fund transfer of $2.5m which is pending as a result of man made irregularities and existing bank policies of the remitting banks.

Therefore we have intervened to aid you by removing those policies that has hindered you from receiving your funds and replace it with a flexible policy that facilitates a smooth

transfer of your funds to your bank account.

I therefore implore you to adhere to our directives and instructions

to enable our flexible policy effective in this course.

I resolved to write you since I could not reach you on phone, perhaps

you have changed your phone number. Write back to us for more details.


Mr. Paul Thomas

Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Visitors' address

CIA/USA 19 Phra Atit Road


Phra Nakorn

Bangkok 10200


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The "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers