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FBI Headquarters Wants ME!

I end our first week of Effective Communication Month with a real life spam funny.  This is an actual email I received last week.  Notice how "realistic" it looks?  ROFL  This one's pretty funny and, even though I've never had any encounters with the FBI, I can tell this is not something I need to respond to.  What's wrong with this picture?  How can you tell this spammer isn't really the FBI?  Here are a few big red flags: 1. The subject line says, "Email from FBI." I've never received an email from the FBI, but I don't think my first contact with the FBI would be an email that said, "Email from FBI." 2. The From field says "FBI...

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