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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.


From: Federal Reserve Bank <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 21:52:19 +0000
Subject: Federal Reserve Bank




From the Desk Of Mrs.Janet Louise Yellen
Federal Reserve Bank
Headquarter : New York, NY, United States of America
Founded : 1914, New York City, New York, United States
ADDRESS : 33 Liberty St New York , NY 10045-0001

From the desk of Mrs.Janet Louise Yellen

Good Morning Sir

We apologies for the delay of your payment and all the inconveniences
we might put you through,
while we were having some minor problems with our payment system which
in all case not meeting up with fund beneficiary payments,
we apologies once again.

From the records of outstanding contractors due for payment with
federal Government of U.S.A your name was discovered as next on the
list out of the 11 outstanding contractors who have not yet

received their payments during the 3 years tenure of the previous
administration in office please bear with us for making this initial
contact through email.

Meanwhile, a woman came to this bank a few days ago with a letter
claiming to be your true representative and is willing to pay $350
Dollar the
wire/transfer charge to have the fund delivered to her.
Here is her information’s below.

Name: Mrs.Amy wharry
Bank name: Citibank , Arizona , USA .
Account Number: 6503809008
Routing number: 322271627
Swift code#:WMSBUS66
Address: 1723 Palmdale Bulv
Palmdale ca..93550

Please do reconfirm to this bank as a matter of urgency if this woman
is from you or not so that the federal government will not beheld
responsible for paying into wrong account,
if this woman is not your representative, you requested to fill and
send this information’s for verification purpose so that your fund
valued ($4.200, 000.00 usd)
will be remitted in to your nominated bank account.

Kindly reconfirm to the bank the following

1. Bank Name:
2. Bank account number:
3. Route number:
4. Swift code:
5. Bank name:
6. Company name:
7. Position:
8. Address:
9. Working Id/ int’l Passport
10. Age:
11. Your telephone number

Secondly,the only money you pay for the transfer to take place is just
$350 dollar being the approval payment certification from the
government of
Benin Republic,and you are giving a limited time to send

the payment and please be advise that you are to send the payment to
American Embassy office in Benin Republic and you are to use this
information
to send the $350 and please be informed that you are not

going to pay any other payment to any body and do not be deceived by
any body to send any other payment.

As soon as the Payment information is received, your funds will be
wired to your bank account directly from Federal Reserve Bank New York
USA .

We shall proceed to issue all payments details to the said Mrs.
Annette Stillman if we do not hear from you within the next three
working days from today.
We are sorry for any inconvenience the delay in transferring of your
fund must have caused you.

Here is the information you will use to send the payment through Money
Gram or Western union.

Receiver Name ::::: CHIGBATA ATHONY
Address ::::::: BENIN REPUBLIC
Sender Name :::::
MTCN :::::::::
Amount: $$350 Money Gram

Send to me the following info once you send the payment.
Senders Name:
Location:
MTCN / Reference #:

You alerted reply urgent

Sincerely.
Mrs.Janet Louise Yellen

Email: [email protected]

Director Federal Reserve Bank
33 Liberty St New York , NY 10045-0001

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