Update: he now sends the information in TXT file.
Real Scammer Name: CHIJOKE DAVID
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
Anti-Terrorist And Monetory Crimes Division
FBI Headquarters In Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau Of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
Washington, DC USA
This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an investigation with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you legally won the sum of $800,000.00 USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of America. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail address won the money from an Online Balloting System and we have authorized this winning to be paid to you via a Certified Cashier's Check.
Normally, it will take up to 10 business days for an International Check to be cashed by your local bank. We have successfully notified this company on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the United States Of America so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $800,000.00 USD has been deposited with Bank Of America.
We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited at Bank Of America you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Lottery Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in Lagos, Nigeria. According to our discoveries, you were required to pay for the following -
(1) Deposit Fee's ( Fee's paid by the company for the deposit into an American Bank which is - Bank Of America )
(2) Cashier's Check Conversion Fee ( Fee for converting the Wire Transfer payment into a Certified Cashier's Check )
(3) Shipping Fee's ( This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your home address )
The total amount for everything is $300.00 (Three Hundred-US Dollars). We have tried our possible best to indicate that this $300.00 should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been deposited at Bank Of America and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner, therefore you will be required to pay the required fee's to the Agent in-charge of this transaction via Western Union Money Transfer Or Money Gram.
In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge ( MR.GORDON SMITH ) via e-mail. Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:
CONTACT AGENT NAME: MR. GORDON SMITH
E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be required to e-mail him with the following information:
DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:
You will also be required to request Western Union or Money Gram details on how to send the required $300.00 in order to immediately ship your prize of $800,000.00 USD via Certified Cashier's Check drawn from Bank Of America, also include the following transaction code in order for him to immediately identify this transaction.
This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau Of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $300.00 ONLY to Mr. GORDON SMITH via information in which he shall send to you, if you do not receive your winning prize of $800,000.00 we shall be held responsible for the loss and this shall invite a penalty of $3,000 which will be made PAYABLE ONLY to you (The Winner).
Mr. Robert Mueller
Washington DC FBI.
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Please find below an authorized signature which has been signed by the FBI Director- Robert Mueller, also below is the FBI NSB (National Security Branch Seal)
NOTE: In order to ensure your check gets delivered to you ASAP, you are advised to immediately contact Mr. GORDON SMITH via contact information provided above and make the required payment of $300.00 to information in which he shall provide to you.
This is Mr.Gordon Smith, I am the agent in charge of your transaction (EA2948-910) in the amount of $800,000.00 which shall be made payable to you in form of a cashier’s check. The FBI has investigated this transaction and everything has been arranged, the total sum has been deposited at Bank of America. Once we receive the required fees for processing this transaction, we shall immediately dispatch the check to your home address via United Parcel Services (UPS) or FedEx.
The required fee of $300.00 is for the following reason(s):
(1) Deposit Fee's (Fee’s paid by the company for the deposit into an American Bank which is Bank of America)
(2) Cashier's Check Conversion Fee (Fee for converting the Wire Transfer payment into a Certified Cashier's Check)
(3) Shipping Fee's (This is the charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your home address)
The total amount of $300.00 is required to have this entire transaction completed. You are therefore advised to make the payment for $300.00 via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram International Transfer to my following information:
Name of Receiver: CHIJOKE DAVID
Test Question: Who is Good?
Amount to Send:$300.00
Do get back to this office with the following information below after making payment of $300.00 via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram International Transfer
Mtcn #/Reference #:
If you are able to make this payment immediately, then your cashier's check will be dispatched in less than 24 hours upon receipt of the payment and you will be contacted with a UPS/FedEx tracking number. Immediately have this done and get back to me ASAP.
Please check and confirm that the information you provided are correct.
Mr. Gordon Smith