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F.B.I. Scam Alert Special Agent Bill James is Fake

February 28, 2017

If you received the below email, it is a fake, do not call or reply. The FBI has a press release on this.



Special Agent Bill James <cge6s1y0@yahoo.co.jp>
Jan 3 at 6:28 AM
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Dept: Anti-Terrorist & Monetary Crimes Division
Office: Washington, D.C. Headquarters
Address: J. Edgar Hoover Building 93 Pennsylvania
Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Tel: (+1) 202 391 0949
Attention: Beneficiary,
This email will provide you with the requested information and further instructions to complete this transaction. My name is Bill James with the above address and telephone number, occupation Agent of Special Internet Crime Division ID # 875354346. I sincerely apologize for sending you this sensitive information via e-mail instead of a certified mail, phone call or a face-to-face conversation, I will also send you a certified email later it is due to the urgency .The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington, D.C hereby notify you about your compensation payment of $1 million. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, instructed us to contact you as body of intelligent security agency that protect the interest and image of people. Your email address is listed among those that will benefit and receive their compensation payment of $1 million dollars through Bank of America, Duluth, Georgia, United States once you send this information, your full name, address, telephone/ mobile, age and gender, nationality, occupation.

The International Monetary Fund IMF Anti-Fraud teams in collaboration with the World Bank are making sure that financial fraud is completely wiped out. Thousands of email addresses of scammed victims which include yours have been recovered from the fraudulent officials arrested. We are contacting you because you are now listed as one of the bonafide beneficiaries of the IMF / World Bank compensation payment of 2017 batch A. The IMF with the World bank are making refunds of $1,000,000.00 each to all whom his or her email address is listed on the address book of the recovered fraudulent officials arrested.

Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you.
Yours Faithfully
Special Agent Bill James
ID # 875354346
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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4 comments on “F.B.I. Scam Alert Special Agent Bill James is Fake

  1. paul eskew Mar 9, 2017

    i received a letter just like this
    then a payment letter
    (Gangland Wire removed the email that was here just in case, we don’t want anybody clicking on any links)
    att mr david cox
    206-289-0138 (DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER)
    hsbc bank
    600 university st.#2323 seattle wash.

  2. Iv just received this email asking for lots of information which i didnt give have now recived another one

    • Gary Jenkins May 31, 2018

      Good to know that you were warned. No federal agent or any other law enforcement ever starts a communication with an email. Never ever, unless it is personal and not business related.