if anyone has the number to the FBI or who ever takes care of questions concerning an email that's supposedly from the FBI stating something about the  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

 

reason being i of course just got an email from the FBI (or so they said) and i want to know how legit is it (if it's legit at all)

thanks to all that reply

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theth...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:45 PM Look in your phone book.  In the front (colored pages) there should be a number for your local field office.

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JamieeN
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:47 PM It's not legit, I get those all the time!!

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tigge...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Odds are its NOT legit... what do they want you to do?

Lisa

 

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Autum...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:49 PM

Think about it this way.

If the FBI or any kind of government agency like that needed to get in contact with you. Do you really think they will send an email??

No they will be sending a registered letter or knocking on your door.

Do not ever ever respond  to or even open those kind of emails.

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mommy...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:56 PM ok for one there was an government official here a few days ago (but i wasn't home) and for two they didn't ask for anything except for me to respond to a certain addy if i have questions

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mommy...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:57 PM but i was still afraid to contact that addy

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tigge...
Feb. 3, 2008 at 9:33 AM

I wouldn't respond to the email but call closest field office on Monday.  Did the officials leave a card?  If so call the number on that card but I would be hesitant to respond to an email, there are TOO many scams going around.  The one where people call pretending to be the IRS and then gets your SSN and other numbers is really scary because once they have those numbers - your name is there's and ID theft is happening.

 Good Luck.

Lisa

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laura...
Feb. 3, 2008 at 11:13 AM If you can't find the number to a local field agent or whatever, just call the non-emergency number for the police station here and they should be able to give you some kind of help. Let me know what happens!!

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