Saturday, January 17, 2009

Quite Possibly the Funniest Spam I've Received

From: FBI Director Robert S.Mueller <>
To: undisclosed-recipients
Date: Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 4:41 PM
Subject: FBI Director Robert S.Mueller

Attn: Beneficiary,

This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly Investigated with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having an illegal Transaction with Impostors claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Mr Frank Nweke, none officials of Oceanic Bank, Zenith Banks, kelvin Young of HSBC,Ben of Fedex,Ibrahim Sule,Larry Christopher, Puppy Scammers are impostors claiming to be the Federal Bureau Of Investigation. During our Investigation, we noticed that the reason why you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfilled your Financial Obligation given to you in respect of your Contract/Inheritance Payment.

Therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry Of Finance on your behalf and they have brought a solution to your problem by cordinating your payment in total USD$11,000.000.00 in an ATM CARD which you can use to withdraw money from any ATM MACHINE CENTER anywhere in the world with a maximum of $4000 to $5000 United States Dollars daily. You now have the lawful right to claim your fund in an ATM CARD.

Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in this transaction, you have to be rest assured for this is 100% risk free it is our duty to protect the American Citizens. All I want you to do is to contact the ATM CARD CENTER via email for their requirements to proceed and procure your Approval Slip on your behalf which will cost you $110.00 only and note that your Approval Slip which contains details of the agent who will process your transaction.

NAME: Kelvin Williams

Do contact Mr. Kelvin Williams of the ATM CARD CENTRE with your details:


So your files would be updated after which he will send the payment informations which you'll use in making payment of $110.00 via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram Transfer for the procurement of your Approval Slip after which the delivery of your ATM CARD will be effected to your designated home address without any further delay.

We order you get back to this office after you have contacted the ATM SWIFT CARD CENTER and we do await your response so we can move on with our Investigation and make sure your ATM SWIFT CARD gets to you.

Thanks and hope to read from you soon.

FBI Director Robert S.Mueller III.

Note: Do disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to be in possesion of your ATM CARD, you are hereby adviced only to be in contact with Mr. Kelvin Williams of the ATM CARD CENTRE who is the rightful person to deal with in regards to your ATM CARD PAYMENT and forward any emails you get from impostors to this office so we could act upon and commence investigation.


Darnell said...

hi, I did a google search for the email address and came across your blog. Of course I knew it was a scam and decided to respond, as I usually do when I have time to screw around with them, before I drop the BOMB!! lol

Anyway here is the next response I got, complete with FBI logo




This is to acknowledge the receipt of the order from the Federal Ministry Of Finance, in respect with the provision act of decree 114 of the 1999 constitution; I am directed to inform you that your payment verification and confirmations is correct. Therefore, we are happy to inform you that arrangements have been concluded to effect your payment as soon as possible and in our bid to transparency.

It is my pleasure to inform you that ATM Card Number; 4278763100030014 have been approved in your favor. Your Personal Identification Number is 2900. The ATM Card Value is $11 MILLION USD Only. You are advised that a maximum withdrawal value of $5,000.00 USD is permitted on withdrawal per Day and we are duly Inter Switch and you can make withdrawal in any Inter Switch location and ATM Center of your choice.

As stated in Mr. Mueller's Email to you the delivery charges is only $110. As soon as payment is confirmed we shall immediately dispatch your package and email you with the DHL tracking numbers so as for you to be able to track your package online and know when to be at home to receive it. Please be informed that the ATM card and the pin would be enclosed in the envelope and you can make withdrawals from the moment you receieve the package.

You will have to make the payment of $110 available to this office using Western union money transfer with the my secretary's informations as stated below.

Receivers Name: John Obi
Address: 3 marine road apapa
City: Lagos
State: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
Test Question: Favourite colour
Answer: Blue
Amount: $110

As soon as payment is made do send an email with the 10-Digit MTCN numbers so that we can proceed with dispatching of your package without wasting time. Be rest assured that your $110 is the only payment you will have to make for the delivery of the ATM card and nothing more.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Kindest Regards,

Mr. Kelvin Williams.
Telephone Numbers: +234-803-392-0665

Mike Marsh said...

That's fantastic. Thanks for sharing!

Invisible Woman said...

@darnell: so did you call kelvin and collect your money in respect with the provision act of decree 114 of the 1999 constitution?