What to do if you download something and the FBI charges you 500$? I just bought a new Samsung tablet, but yesterday when I downloaded an app into tablet, something also is installed within one second, then my tablet popped up a FBI Prism warning notice asking me a penalty of $500, and FBI locked me out of tablet. No button works. I even can’t power off the tablet. I didn’t do anything wrong, but it blames me for watching illegal pornography.  Is it a real thing that FBI can charge me $500?

What to do if you download something and the FBI charges you 500$?

Recently many smartphone and tablet users reportedly wrote that their device were attacked and blocked by FBI Prism warning alert and FBI charged them 500$ as a penalty. What is it? Is it real? Users felt this warning alert was a real FBI warning as it labels the FBI logo and badge on warning page even though they didn’t do anything wrong as what it falsely blamed victims for viewing or watching forbidden pornography materials. When you see your smartphone or tablet blocked by this FBI Prism warning notification, you should notice that it actually is locked by a ransomware. This ransomware actually has been spread on the internet for a long time and keeps attacking different android and iOS device with different interface of locking screen. In other word, this ransowmare can return and hit user’s device in different form. For example, in United State of America, it will pretend to be FBI department to display fake FBI Prism warning alert which falsely accuses victims of doing illegal activities like watching, storing or disseminating illegal pornography materials.  It notices you that you break some article of America laws. Your device is locked up for this reason. And it threatens you have to pay for a fine of $500, or you criminal case will be transferred to court and you would be caught by police and put into jail. However, FBI police agency will not penalize you in this way by charging you 500$.

When many victims first time see this scaring FBI Prism warning, they really believe it is from the FBI department and rush to give $500 as this FBI Prism ransomware requests, because victims don’t want to be in trouble with police and leave any bad record in police department even be caught into jail. Even though victims didn’t do anything embarrassing or illegal activities, they still believe FBI charges them 500$. FBI warning can pop up randomly online even though you just watch normal video, listen to the music, browse legal websites or download some tool, it still can aggressively download something into the system within few seconds without your permission. Once FBI Prism ransomware pops up on your device, it will soon blocks you to access the browser like Internet or Chrome, then it soon completely locks up the whole system of your device. All buttons on the device even can’t work, you can’t restart or power down the device, the only thing you can do is to put out the battery, but some device like the new version Samsung phone and tablet doesn’t allow you take out the battery, as the batter is in-built there.  Therefore, what to do if you download something and the FBI charges you 500$? You have to figure out a way to manually remove the ransomware, then your device will be unlocked completely. Don’t expect that it will help you clean out the ransowmare and unblock your device if you give them 500$. Ransomware just aims at defraud some money out from you.

Screenshot of FBI charges you 500$ Warning Message


Dad Activities Created by FBI Prism Virus Charging you 500$

1. The FBI Prism malware uses JavaScript to hijack browser then  pops up FBI warning alert on web browser like Internet, Browser , Chrome or Safari, locks the whole screen of android phone/tablet, blocks internet access on your android phone or tablet, applications using Internet will not work properly.

2. You’re fined to pay for a penalty ranging from $200 to $500 USD through such payment system as Moneypak, iTune gifts card, Paypal, Vanilla card, PaySafeCard or Ukash to unlock your device. You’re accused of violating the federal law due to violation activities like visiting, watching or distributing illegal adult porn contents, child porn or child abuse.

3. Soon as the FBI  Virus targets your phone or tablet, it blocks your device and prevents you from doing anything there. You even are not allowed to Turn off (shut down) your android phone/tablet or restart your device.

4. FBI Prism ransomware is sort of Trojan virus which can put other malware or virus into target device even allow cyber hackers to remotely access your android phone/tablet for your important personal data and other sensitive privacy details.

If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your cellphone or tablet, then your device must be suffered with a malware infection(which can be Cyber Police Virus, FBI scam virus, Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus, FBI Moneypak virus, FBI Prism virus, U.S.A Cyber Security virus, AFP Crime Commission virus and GVU Ukash Virus etc.) that blocks your access to your android smartphone or tablet. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for phone and tablet literate.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing fake FBI warning notification message charging $500 on android phone or tablet? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts, we are here to help you:

FBI Ransowmare Virus Manual Removal Guide for Android Phone/Tablet

If you see FBI warning alert charg you 500$ on your android phone/tablet, it will be hard for you to remove it with security tool completely, because there is no perfect antivirus to kill threats on android phone or tablet and also this FBI virus is very tricky and can escape from security apps. And how to unlock your android phone or tablets from FBI Prism malware? In this case, removing it manually with sufficient expertise online is the best way for tablet users to completely eliminate it from android phone or tablet.

1. Since your phone or tablet is blocked by this phony FBI warning notification, you will need to restart your phone or tablet to safe mode which starts up without loading any third-party add-ons. By this way, you are capable to carry out malware removal steps on your device. Here are two examples for you to put the android phone and tablet to safe mode. The method mentioned below is also applied to most android phone. Take Dell Tablet as an example:

For Dell tablet: 1) Power down. 2) Turn on till you see the Vendor’s logo, press and hold Volume Down key till you access to safe mode.

Note: Samsung, Sony, HP and other brands’ tablet users can also try the same way as Dell’s to put your tablet to safe mode. If you have put your tablet to safe mode successfully, you should see a text “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner.
2. Once you have put your tablet in safe mode, you are capable to uninstall malicious apps of your tablet. However, the manual removal process of harmful apps requires sufficient expertise. To safely deal with this kind of ransomware and other hazardous apps, you had better contact an expert online for further removal help.


What to do if you download something and the FBI charges you 500$? When your android phone or tablet is locked by FBI ransowmare warning notice asking 500$, you should notice it is a hoacx actually. It falsely claims your android is blocked for reasons of your distribution of pornographic material, spam and copyrighted content, which you even have never done before. That scaring message is a ransom message caused by a virus. It is not with real government department or police agency as it mentioned on message screen. So when FBI Virus asks you to pay a non-existent fine of $250-$500 via Moneypak, Paypal My Cash card, Vanilla card, Ukash or PaySafeCard payment method or asks you to buy $100 iTune gift card for a code, you don’t do that. FBI Cyber Police ransomware just aims at extorting some money from inexperienced people via different tricking tactics. When you see this kind of FBI Prism warning blocking the web browser on android phone or tablet or even locking the whole device, you must first figure out the way to remove this fake FBI cyber police warning manually. Sending non-existed fine as it requests will not help to unlock your android phone and tablet.

Suggestion: Have spent a lot of time but can’t get out of FBI virus on your android device phone and tablet? Contact online experts for tech support now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 19, 2017 1:15 pm

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