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Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI Attn:To:Whom it May Concern

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From: "Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:51:20 +0100
Subject: Attn:To:Whom it May Concern!!!

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Unit on Africa case (filed IIA-8902-F2) regarding seized Funds of Foreign Individuals and Companies 2010-Date.

Attn:To:Whom it May Concern!

Kindly Send your Response to [email protected]

This email is reaching you from the office of Special Agent in Charge (Michael J. Anderson) in Charge of Chicago Division field (CFO) USA.

This message is to inform you after 8 months of thorough investigations in Nigeria regarding seized funds of foreign Individuals and Companies. Your seized funds calculated at total USD$35,000.000.00 (Thirty five Million US Dollars) has been retrieved from the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Your funds is now in allocation Bank of Nigeria in Abuja the capital, and we are contacting you with this confidential information, to enable you quickly receive your funds with the assistance and presence of our Agents here in Nigeria.

We have been informed by securities that attempts have been made for you to receive your funds, but so far you failed due to dealing with the wrong people officials. We are still here in Nigeria to ensure you and every other persons involved receives your funds this time.

We shall deal directly with the Bank in charge of your payment and you deal with us directly and whatever requirements needed, we will ask you to provide immediately to us, and you will receive direct instructions/information on the necessary Bank procedures to follow from us and no one else please take note no one else!.


Fill out your personal details on the below plain form.



Complete Name : ——————————- Country Of Origin: ———————

Present Address : ———————————– Date Of Birth : ——————- Sex: ———————

Marital Status: ——————–Occupation: ——————————-Tel/Mobile: —————–

kindly attach a Valid I.D copy (D/L / Int'l Passport) ——–

The attached I.D badge is for Special Agent in charge, Michael J. Anderson.
Distributing or Editing is highly prohibited.
This I.D badge is attached for your view only.

Signed By,
Special Agent in Charge,
Michael J. Anderson,
Criminal Investigations Division,
Crimes & Fraud Unit
CFO(Field office)
E-mail: [email protected]

Chicago, 20535
United States of America

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify this office quickly. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named or addressed. If you are not the named/addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify this office immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake, delete from your system. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. FBI

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