My friend Vann Hall received the following email from the FBI. Apparently, they caught him through their, er, track light monitoring device. Vann, I hope you can clear this up quickly!
——– Original Message ——–
Subject: ISSUES OF FRAUD CRIME AGAINST YOU
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 08:25:36 +0200
From: Mr Ronald Anthony (email@example.com)
THIS IS THE (F.B.I)
FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI)
This the Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI) We are writing in response to our track light monitoring device which we received today in our office about the illegal transactions that you have been involve in for a long time now.
We understand from our general investigations that some con men from Australia has been ripping a man off him hard earned money with the pretense of dealing with birds Company that will deliver a pet to him and the proposed amount which was to be transferred to you is the sum of $5,000,000 Usd as stated in our record here.
We also got a complain from our Australia man counterpart stating that your identity/information's was used to dupe a Australia business man to the tune of $4 Billion Usd by some Australia Fraudsters which you have been in contact with for some time now.
The German Government has ordered for your urgent arrest regarding the crimes that was committed with your name,after all the series of investigations conducted here in our office we tracked your record and we found out that you have never been jailed or had any fraudulent case that may jeopardize your image and personality.
All this information's are on record and we are going to use it against you in the world court when this case will be brought before it and we called the Australia High Commission for an urgent compensation for the bad deed that has been committed with your name.
The Australia Government has made available the sum of $950,000.00 Usd for your compensation and then we would like to inform you to stop any further communications with the con men so that you will not be brought before the law..
We also discovered that you have made some payments to them earlier for this same funds that was to be sent to you.
Don't forget that all your properties will be confiscated as soon as you are jailed because it will be believed that you got them from fraudulent and dubious business transactions like the one that you are in right now.
We have forwarded a copy of this information's to all the states crime agencies including,
National Crime Information Center (NCIC)
CrimTrac Agency, Canberra,
Crime and Corruption Commission
Crime and Misconduct Commission
Home Land Security Service.
Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
Nigerian Local Metropolitan Police (NLMP)
So all you need to do right now in other to clear your name from the scam list which has already been forwarded to our office is to secure the CLEAN BILL CERTIFICATE immediately.
This Certificate will then clear your name from the scam list and also after the Certificate has been issued to you, you will then forward it to the payment officer for the urgent transfer of your compensation funds of $950,000.00 Usd.
You are required to forward to us your private contact number for oral communications and don't forget that you will be given only 72hours to secure the CLEAN BILL CERTIFICATE or you will face the law and its consequences.
Your e-mail address is now under our e-mail track monitor, so you should make sure that you don't respond to any e-mail that is being sent to you from anybody or organization that claims to be working for the Government.
Forward the details of the payment you made to them earlier, and also all the information's/documents that was forwarded to you by those criminals that you have been in contact with for a long time now.
Also below is my attached Identity Card for your perusal.
Get back to us as soon as you receive this e-mail so that we can guild you on how to secure the Certificate within 72hours.
THANKS FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.
Thanks as I wait for your response
Mr Ronald Anthony