Public Service Announcement

Prepared by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

July 24, 2006
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Another Fraudulent FBI E-mail Alert

The IC3 has received reports concerning another e-mail hoax claiming to be from the FBI.

The new e-mail hoax is similar to the warning posted on the IC3 website on November 22, 2005. The attachment to the e-mail message contains a virus.

This hoax e-mail contains the following text:

Dear Sir/Madam,

We have logged your IP address on more than 30 illegal Websites. Important: Please answer our questions! The list of questions are attached.

Yours faithfully,
Steven Allison
Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 3220
Washington, DC 20535
Phone: (202) 283-5817

This e-mail is a hoax. Do not download the attachment associated with this e-mail. If you receive this e-mail or an e-mail similar to this, delete the message and do not open the attachment.