FBI Spam – Spammers Go One Step To Far

image Times must be tough in Spammer Land. Or, it could be, that the poor air and water quality, in this well know country, is beginning to rot a few brains.

How else to explain, spammers giving a deliberate “poke in the eye” to, of all organizations, the FBI. On the other hand, I suppose it’s possible to be both bold, and dead stupid, at the same time.

In any event, it’s obvious the spammers who are responsible for a ludicrous email currently making the rounds, do not subscribe to the philosophy of “choose your enemies carefully, for they shall kick your ass”. In this case, I suspect, it won’t be very long before that happens.

According to this recent email, the FBI has interceded on my behalf to allow me to complete an illegal transaction with Mr. Sanusi Lamido, of the Central Bank Of Nigeria.

The FBI (according to the email), kindly points out “During our Investigation, it came to our notice 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.

So therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry of Finance on your behalf and they have brought a solution to your problem by coordinating your payment in the total amount of $5,000,000.00 USD which will be deposited into an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw funds anywhere of the world”.

The email goes on to say – “We have confirmed that the amount required to procure the Approval Slip will cost you a total of $196USD which will be paid directly to the ATM CARD CENTER agent via western union money transfer / money gram Money Transfer”.

Not a bad deal huh? $5,000,000.00 USD  for an investment of a measly 196 Bucks – and all of it guaranteed by the FBI! Jeez, how could a rational, thoughtful person, pass up an opportunity like this?

FBI Spam

Too Funny! I’m now a little unsure as to what I should do – I’m used to watching YouTube to get my daily chuckles, but maybe I’ll give that up, and just focus on this type of email instead.

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6 responses to “FBI Spam – Spammers Go One Step To Far

  1. Some very quotable lines in there, Mr. Mullins!

    • Bill Mullins

      Hey TechPaul.

      I decided not to be quite so curmudgeonly today, and try a little humor. HA!

      Bill

  2. I like it.

    I think “choose your enemies carefully..” is my fave.

    • Bill Mullins

      Hey TechPaul,

      I guess these guys believe in the alternative philosophy – “a gentleman will walk, but never run”. But in this case, I think “giddiup”, is the order of the day.

      Bill

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