Found in my "spam" inbox today;
Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division
FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Telephone Number: (206) 973-2572
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 Ј900,000.00 GBP from the Bank of Englad Online Balloting System, which was held at the Bank of Englad Corporate Center in Threadneedle Street,London EC2R 8AH. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail was one of the 8 Lucky Addresses in this Year Balloting Program that won the money. Your Winnings have been approved at the Bank of Englad (Bank Address: Threadneedle Street,London EC2R 8AH) and the Bank have been authorized to pay you via a Certified Cashier's Check drawn from the Bank of Englad.I wish to congratulate you on your winnings; your email address was among those chosen during the Bank of Englad Online balloting from the new Java-based software that randomly selects email addresses from the web from which winners were selected.
Normally, it will take up to 4 business days for a Bank of Englad Check to be cleared, cashed and remitted into your account by another local bank. We have successfully notified the banks on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from our registered bank (Bank of Englad) so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of Ј900,000.00 GBP has been deposited with our bank, Bank Of Englad in Threadneedle Street,London EC2R 8AH.
We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the certified cashier's check into your personal account as we have verified the entire transaction to be Safe and 100% risk free, due to the fact that the funds is with Bank Of Englad you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the Bank of England Agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located in LONDON,UNITED KINGDOM. According to the directives, you are required to pay for the following -
(1) Deposit Fee's (Fee's paid to setup a new account for the beneficiary by the Bank of America)
(2) Courier Delivery Fee (Fee paid to deliver the check through UPS delivery to your designated address)
(3) Insurance Fee (This is the fee paid by bank to insure the check before been deposited at the bank to avoid any deduction)
The total amount for everything is Ј785.00GBP (Seven Hundred and Eighty-five GBP). We have tried our possible best to indicate that this 785.00GBP should be deducted from your winning prize but we found out that the funds have already been insured and deposited at Bank Of Englad, Centralia,London and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the beneficiary, 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 depending on him.
In order to proceed with this transaction, you will be required to contact the agent in-charge (Mr.Nicholas Edward) via e-mail.
Kindly look below to find appropriate contact information:
Contact Agent Name: MR. NICHOLAS EDWARD (Senior Personal Banker)
Telephone Number: +4470240345542
Bank of Englad.
You will also be required to e-mail him with the following information:
DIRECT CONTACT NUMBER:
ANY FORM OF IDENTITY:
You will also be required to request Western Union details on how to send the required Ј785.00GBP in order to immediately deliver your Funds of Ј900,000.00 GBP via Certified Cashier's Check drawn from Bank Of England, also include the following transaction code in order for him to immediately identify this transaction : EA2948-910.
This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau Of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required Ј785.00 ONLY to Mr.Nicholas Edward via information in which he shall send to you, if you do not receive your winning prize of Ј900,000.00GBP we shall be held responsible for the loss and this shall invite a penalty of Ј8,000 which will be made PAYABLE ONLY to you (The Winner).
Due to the confidentiality of this matter, I decided to contact you privately to avoid imposters.
Please find below an authorized signature which has been signed by the FBI Director- Robert Mueller, also below is the FBI NSB (National Security).
ONCE AGAIN CONGRATULATIONS.
Bank of Englad