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    Rewind is offline
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    FBI director verifies Nigeria has money for me

    Here, for your amazement and amusement, is an email I got today. I am withholding the sender's name but it came from The gist of the message is that the FBI director has verified that the Central Bank of Nigeria is holding $5,500,000 for me. All I need to do is contact the Bank and the money is mine. Woo-hoo!

    However, the bad grammar, sloppy punctuation, sloppy spacing, bizarre capitalizations and peculiarly worded phrases lead me to believe that this letter may not be legitimate. Please tell me nobody on earth is dumb enough to fall for such a ridiculous scam.


    Christopher A. Wray
    FBI current Director,
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Direct Email ID ( )



    Security Interception of Unsolicited Business Transaction.


    My Name is Christopher A. Wray, the current FBI director appointed by U.S president DONALD TRUMP & confirmed by U.S Senate to replace the previous acting Director Andrew McCabe due to internal logical protocols guiding international payment of inheritance/overdue-compensation and local transactions, my tenure represent peace, equity and justice and rule of law shall prevail, my duty is to ensure global maximum security and to protect fundamental human rights.

    We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington, DC in conjunction with some other relevant Investigation Agencies here in the United states of America and across the world have been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network, that you are presently having a transaction going on with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Impersonated Attorneys, and banks in regards to your said payment which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly. We have taken out time in screening through this project as stipulated on our protocols of operation and have finally confirmed that your payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from all facet and of which you have the lawful right to claim your fund without any
    further delay but these internet fraudster has kept on frustrating your effort by paying unnecessary payment.

    To this effect, we will advise that you go ahead in dealing with the Central Bank office accordingly as we will be monitoring all their services as well as your correspondence with them at all level. It might also interest you to know that we recently had a meeting with the new Executive Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in the person of Mr Edward Adamu along with some of his newly appointed officials whom are the, regarding your case and they made us to understand that your payment file has been held in abase for some reasons depending on when you personally contact them for the claim. They also complained that the only problem they are facing right now is that some unscrupulous element are using this project as an avenue to scam innocent people not only you off their hard earned money by impersonating the Executive Governor and the Central Bank office and other public office holders. We are unto p of this matter and also ensure that you receive your fund, and those whom have scamming you will end themselves in jail custody,

    We were also made to understand that a lady with name Ms Robin Steveland from the state of Florida, USA. has already contacted the Central Bank office on your behalf and also presented to them all the necessary documentations evidencing your claim purported to have been signed personally by you for the release of your approved fund valued at about US$5.500,000.00 (FIVE million FIVE hundred thousand united states dollars).

    The Central Bank of Nigeria did the wise thing by insisting on hearing from you personally through this agencies before they go ahead on releasing your fund to the Banking information which was forwarded to them by the above named Lady, so that was the main reason why they contacted us so as to assist them in making the investigations to avoid any irregularity. should in case you are already dealing with anybody or office that might be posing to be the Central Bank of Nigeria or anywhere, we advise that you STOP further contact with them in your best interest and contact the genuine office of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN,) ONLY with the below information accordingly as indicated below:

    Ensure you provide him with the information below for verification and make you call or send SMS text messages to the bank on the phone number approved below:

    OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria, Central Business

    District,Cadastral Zone, Abuja,

    Federal Capital Territory,


    Contact Person: Mr Edward Adamu (Current Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria )

    TEL: +2347066307725

    Direct Email:

    Here are the listed information of yourself which you have to forward to the CBN governor on the above stated contact email address.:

    Your Full Name:.........

    Residential Address:.........

    Telephone number:............

    Current Occupation.......................

    Date of Birth (DOB


    A Scan copy of your ID CARD.........................


    You are to contact the genuine office of the Central Bank of Nigeria with the above information and then request that they attend to you payment files for subsequent release of your contract fund to you accordingly. Also be informed that any message that doesn't come from the above official email address and phone numbers above, should be disregarded for security reasons. After contacting the Central Bank office call them on phone for more information's, ensure you follow their directives as that will further hasten up the whole processing as regards to the routing of your fund to you as designated. We will be monitoring all your dealings with them as you proceed so you don't have anything to worry about.

    All we require from you henceforth is an update to enable us be on track with you and the Central Bank of Nigeria. Should in case you need any more information in regards to this notification, feel free to get back to us so that we can brief you more. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance while we await your urgent response to this matter.

    Yours in service,

    Christopher A. Wray
    FBI current Director,
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    J. Edgar Hoover Building
    935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
    NW Washington, D.C.
    20535-0001, USA
    (678) 710-9063

    FYI: You are instructed & mandated to direct your questions for this office to the FBI director direct email ( ) for security reasons and quickest response

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    One of the funniest things about the letter is that the head of the FBI would use AOL instead of the government's computer system. The FBI should find out who is using that e-mail address and arrest him for fraud.

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