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I received an email today purported to be by someone

I received an email today purported to be by someone from the FBI, field agent Mark xxxx. He informed me that 2 consignment boxes containing funds over 4 million dollars had been seized at JFK International Airport and that the consignment that was missing a legal document allowing the consignment to be delivered to me legally by the diplomat in question The writer of the email said I had 72 hours to reply to the email or I would be tried in a court of law for money laundering. I have never actively or knowingly solicited funds from any foreign government, and for that matter, do not even know what money laundering is or implies. I replied immediately to that email stating that I had never solicited, etc. I want to know if this email document is legitimately from the FBI and whether I need counsel in this matter.

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Money problem

Hello, I am a finnish women living in Helsinki. I have a problem with a man who is working in Lagos, Nigeria. We started to talk with me in finnish daiting webside. First we talked about love and now the issue is money. I checked his e-mail address in a e-mail-searcher and found that this man livs in Sunnyvale, Ca. He is an american. He called himself geophysisist Michael Hoffman as in your earlier case. Now he wants 2750 e to Western Union bank because of his working problems. He cant leave the country not until he has paid for workers. His passport is taken away from he to the hotel manager. He needs money for his workers to get his passport back. His visa has closed so he cant use his own visa. He will scan his passport to me and will pay me back in 5 days. I told him to go to embassy but he said they wont help to get his passport back. I said it would better to put the money in his own bank account but he doesnt want. He is saying that he will come back to Finland, that he has lived here also. Is this safe if I see his passport copy? I need to know what to do. Thanks.

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If an investigation is done here and by authorities in Nigeria

If an investigation is done here and by authorities in Nigeria and a Ngerian is found guilty of scamming an American out of money, is there any punishment for the scammer in Nigeria?

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Dear Lawyer Mr. Paul MJD,Thank you for your readiness to

Dear Lawyer Mr. Paul MJD, Thank you for your readiness to help me which you stated yesterday! Please excuse me for the delay of the creation of my good faith deposit. It has been successfully created just now. As I have written yesterday, I had become a victim of some scammers who stated that a great Grant was awarded to me (for my achievements in sciences), they created a fraudulent Web-site with my "Online Premium Account" xxxxxx Bank Plc." in December, 2010. I had understood that it was a fraud only on the 17 of December, 2010, but before it I had transferred 16.2 thousand US dollars to Nelson XXXXX, XXXXX XXXXX and XXXXX XXXXX for the "activation of my Account", getting of Cost of Transfer Code and Non-Residential Tax Code for the transfer of my "funds" to my country (Russia). Our police and Interpol are investigating this affair but I think that we need also your help. I had performed six payments to Nelson B., Sarah W. and Tony W. (to England) via Western Union Money Transfer in the period from the 26 of November, 2010 to the 16 of December, 2010. I have six documents on these transfers and I can report all this information in detail to you. If you can try to determine "who and where really picked up the sums of that transfers", I am ready to report all the detailed information about these transfers to you. Please help me to get any new information if it is possible. Yours Faithfully, Victor

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My mom had just been inadvertantly part of a 419 Scam from

My mom had just been inadvertantly part of a 419 Scam from Nigeria. Her husband (who is nigeria in nigeria) had gone into business with her on a car export business. Two months later he said that he was speaking to his contacts to get a loan to help the business. then before anyone knew mom had had a transfer of $84k to her personal account. I had asked why they didn't send it to the company account and she wasn't sure. She was told to withdraw the money and the bank has held the funds. And it now seems that she was scammed. She has since gone to nigeria and they had the man that her husband spoke to arrested. And they have a taped confession with the Anti Fraud unit in Nigeria. What does my mother have to do at this point. I ask because the bank said they are reporting it to Corporate Security etc..??

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My nephew is being charged with criminal threats, Calif, No,

My nephew is being charged with criminal threatsJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: CalifJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The d.a said that the girl who called police on my nephew is in fear of her life but she is not. She texted him yesterday wanting to hang outJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Calif 12/15/16

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My ex husband opened my mail 5 years after our divorce from

My ex husband opened my mail 5 years after our divorce from a hospital , isn't this considered mail fraud ?

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There was a party and my friends got into a fight so this

There was a party and my friends got into a fight so this girl hit me first then i hit her back then she press charges supposly she got her arm dislocated and in my friends police report they say that they were the ones that hit the girl but they started everything what happens from thereJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Texas this happen on SaturdayJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: There was a video were she hit me and i hit her back

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I live in the county limits in South Carolina on some land.

I live in the county limits in South Carolina on some land . A strange truck pulled into our very long drive way and stayed for quite some time and parked out front . I fired off a shot in the back of the house as a warning and then called 911 , did I do anything wrong ?

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