Has someone offered you a huge sum of money or a valuable consignment? It's a 419 or advance fee fraud - find out how they work, and what to do to be safe.
#216693 by Jball57 Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:21 pm
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK of NEW YORK
33 Liberty St, New York, NY 10045,
United States.
website: www.ny.frb.org

Attn: XXXXXXXXXXX


This is to inform you that after verifying your inheritance payment from UN humanitarian office here, be informed that the fund will be in a suspend account until you reconfirm to us how you wish the fund to reach your custody having understood that the fund cannot be credited directly to your account with XXXXXXX BANK due to low income tax and lack of international transfer insurance bond from the country origin of the fund.

So, as soon as you indicated the mode or choice of the payment that will be more convenient to you or permit us to choose for you with your assurance to comply with our modality, the bank where your fund is being suspended will reach you with full payment option which might interest.

However, i am very sorry for having not reply to you earlier before now, it is because of the process your payment is being going through. Get back to us immediately with your advise.


Regards
The Secretary to,
Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman,
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
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#216721 by ordinaryday Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:47 pm
typical 419 Advance Fee Fraud scam. there is no money or inheritance, the only money that exists is the money they want off you to pay for the "transfer" fee.

needless to say, official bank documents dont have the appalling spelling and grammar found in this letter.
#216722 by HillBilly Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:50 pm
scam. From their own page : http://www.ny.frb.org/aboutthefed/tips_ ... aints.html

Are you looking to report information about a potential fraud involving the use of the Federal Reserve's name? If so, please e-mail [email protected].
BE AWARE: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is NOT involved in any federal grant program. We urge the public to remain alert to fraudulent scams involving individuals who purport to be employees of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York does not maintain grant money or any other type of funds/accounts for individuals.
Also, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will never contact the public via unsolicited phone calls or emails asking for money or any other type of personal information.

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