Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

FBI OFFICE FBI Headquarters Washington D.C.

Published / by Dave McDave / Leave a Comment

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "FBI OFFICE"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:45:22 +0100
Subject: FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

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
Attn: Fund Beneficiary!!!
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 $2.4million 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
Normally, it will take up to five 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 winded, to
enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the
stated amount of $2.4million 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 Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic. According to our
discoveries, you were required to pay for the following,
(2) Shipping Fee’s ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier’s
Check to your home address) The total amount for everything is $96.00
We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $96.00 should be
deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have
already been deposited to IMF and cannot be accessed by anyone apart
from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the
required fee’s to the Agent in-charge of this transaction In order to
proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the
agent in-charge ( Mr.Christopher Harris) via e-mail.
Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:
CONTACT AGENT NAME: Mr.Christopher Harris
E-MAIL ADDRESS:([email protected])
PHONE NUMBER: +229-66043617
You will be required to e-mail him with the following information:
1. Name in full.
2. Address.
3. Nationality.
4. Age.
5. Occupation.
6. Phone No.
7. Present Country.
8. Fax [optional].
9. Email address.
10. Sex.
You will also be required to request Western Union or Money Gram
details on how to send the required $96.00 in order to immediately
ship your prize of $2.4 million 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.
This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau of
Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $96.00 ONLY to
Mr.Christopher Harris via information, in, which he shall send to you,

Mr. Andrew McCabe
Federal Bureau of Investigation F B I
Yours in Service,
III Director Office of Public Affairs


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