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Beware of "Federal Reserve Bank Payment Transfer" Scams

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Beware of "Federal Reserve Bank Payment Transfer" Scams

Online users, who have received emails like the one below, claiming they should respond with personal and banking information and call or text 1(917) 993-8152, should not follow the instructions in them. This is because the emails are scams that are being sent by scammers to their potential victims. Recipients of the fake email messages should not respond to them or follow the instructions in them. Remember, every month, scammers send out thousands of scamming email messages in an attempt to trick recipients into thinking they have received money from an organization or an individual.

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Sample of the "EU Monetary Compensation Funds" Scam

On Jan 8, 2018 01:09, "mrs.Janet L Yellen" <&quot;www.&quot;@silk.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:

From the desk of Dr.Janet L Yellen

Of Federal Reserve Bank ,33 Liberty St

New York, NY 10045-0001

text or call +1(917) 993-8152

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. Here is her informationis below.

Name: Mrs.Annette stillman

Bank name: Citibank , Arizona , USA .

Account Number: 6503809008 <(650)%20380-9008>

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 informationis for verifications purpose so that your fund valued ($15.500, 000.00 usd) will be remitted in to your nominated bank account.

Note: If you also wish to receive your funds in form of a Visa Card, we could load your total funds into a VIP Visa Card and ship it to your address which will permit you a daily withdrawal limit of US$10,500.

Below are the information needed for now with regards to either transfer or delivery.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/ intil Passport:

10. Age:

11. Your telephone number:

As soon as this 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.

You alerted reply urgent

Sincerely.

Dr.Janet L Yellen

text or call +1(917) 993-8152

Potential victims who respond to the email scams will be asked by the scammers to send hundreds or thousands of dollars, which the scammers will claim must paid in order for them to receive their so-called money. But, once the scammers receive the money sent by their victims, they will disappear, leaving the victims disappointed, frustrated and thousands of dollars poorer.

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