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Federal Reserve Bank Authorization To Transfer Funds

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From: Federal Reserve Bank <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:12:42 +0100
Subject: Authorization To Transfer Funds

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
90 HENNEPIN AVENUE
MINNEAPOLIS
MN 55401. USA


Attn: Beneficiary,

This is to inform you that we have received a payment instruction from
Mr. Chan T Kin, a Citizen of China demanding that we should transfer
your funds to him, as you have given him the mandate and authorization
for him to receive your funds interest. Note that he has given us a bank
account in Hong-Kong, where we will transfer your funds to him without
delay.

Bank of China (Hong Kong)
25 Wu Pak Street, Aberdeen, HK
Account Name: Chan Tak Kin
Swift code: BKCHHKHHCLS
Routing number: 026003269
Account number: 012-879-6-034422-0

Please let us know if you have truly instructed and directed him to
receive your funds in Hong-Kong We have informed him to get an official
Power of Authorization from you, before we will release the funds to
him, which we are still waiting for however we want to inform you that,
you have the next five (5) official working days to get back to us on
this notice or we will release the funds to him. Thanks for your
co-operation.

Yours truly;
Mr. Neel Kashkari

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