Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Mr. Samson Beko Hello dear your fund is on hold

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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: "Mr. Samson Beko" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 09:15:51 +0000
Subject: Hello dear your fund is on hold

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001

We have discovered that you have been making foreign illegal transactions with Western Unions, Money Grams, Diplomatic Agents and Banks with West African Countries (Benin, Nigeria, Ghana etc.). We went further with the investigations and found out that you don't have Money Laundering Clearance Certificate,which is a major Federal Offense. You have violated the Federal Law, which constituted against smuggling of large amount of money and trafficking of drug e.t.c, without having Money Laundering Clearance Certificate this transaction can not be done. You have to get the Money Laundering Clearance Certificate, before receiving such huge amount of money from Western Union Meanwhile we have stopped the payment, not only the $5,000 US Dollars was stopped, we have stopped all your Money.

Furthermore, be advised that according to the FEDERAL Law Enforcement Agency together with the FBI rules and regulations, you are to obtain the document from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Hampshire Here in Nigeria ,Also Note that you are to take care of the document to be issued to you right away, because due to the contents of the document and how importance and secured the document is, you are to take care of the document by sending the sum of $105 US Dollars only to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Agent, To EMMANUEL ONYIBOR for issuing of the document right away and your payment will be release to you by the legally recognized office. That is the only way the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,will issue you the document, because they are going to issue you the Authentic and Original copy of the documents. Note that your rights are limited; anything you SAY or DO will be used as evidence against you in the court of Law.

You have the full rights to remain silent and obey the Law. Don't think we don't know you or your address. We will get you arrested if you fail to provide the document or pay for it to be obtained from The Origin. The Arrest Warrant can only be withdrawn once the document is obtained. There are three charges against you, which are:

1. Smuggling of a huge amount of money without Money Laundering Clearance Certificate is a violation to Federal Law.

2. Smuggling of a huge amount of money without a proper documentation is a violation 2003 Federal Constitution, otherwise, called illegal transaction.

3. it's a Conspiracy, a Criminal Attempt and Disobedience to the Federal Law, which will eventually lead you to 3-year imprisonment.

You Should Send The Money Direct Through Western Union or Money Gram To The Country Of Origin Of The Fund In Question:

Location Address: Republic of Nigeria
Test Question: Urgent?
Answer: Today
Amount .. $105
Sender's Name:
Sender Address:

WARNING: Failure to pay for this documentation is a confirmation that you wanted to smuggle the funds is a federal offense and a gross violation of the Patriot Act and legal action will be taken immediately by arresting and detaining you and if found guilty, you will be jailed…… As terrorism, drug trafficking and money laundering is a serious problem in our community today. The F.B.I will not stop at any length in tracing down and prosecuting any criminal who indulge in this criminal act.

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Your Faithfully,
Mr. Samson Beko Acting Director of
Federal Bureau of Investigation,FBI.CC.
TO: FBI WEB SITE Supreme Court of the
United States
U. S. Courts of Appeals
U. S. District Courts
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Courts of Special Jurisdiction:
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