A phishing campaign purporting to come from FBI Director Christopher Wray states that the FBI is helping you to claim the fund of $10.7 million via Bank of America.
Contents of the scam email
The scam emails have subject lines similar to ‘Attension: Beneficiary’ and states that the FBI is seeking to wiretap internet.
“Recently the fund has been legally approved to be paid via Bank of America. So, we the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington Dc, in conjunction with the United Nations (UN) financial department have investigated through our monitoring network noting you that your transaction with the Bank of America is legal,” the email read, BleepingComputer reported.
What is so suspicious about the email?
The bottom line
The FBI will never contact anyone via email to coordinate the transfer of funds. In case if you receive any such email purporting to come from the FBI, then it is a mere scam.