A Scam Email with the Subject "Attention:Fund Beneficiary (Your Payment Release Instruction)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 09 Nov 2010 07:12:53 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
A SUBSIDIARY OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANKING SYSTEM
33 LIBERTY STREET,
NEW YORK, NY 10045
OUR REF: FRB-75BFNYUS09
Attention Fund Beneficiary
Payment Release Instruction From Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Acting on our capacity as the international correspondent bank to the International Monetary Fund Organization, this is to officially notify you that we have received a confirmation advice from the International Monetary
Funds External Auditors Committee, World Bank, United Nations Organization and the Federal Reserve Bank of America respectively via International Payment Voucher Number:
IMF/FRBWDC/FCMB-93WB82UN567-G requesting our bank to direct the FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK USA N.A., a subsidiary of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to disburse your due wining/inheritance
and contract payment valued at One Million Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$1.4M) in your favour via their branch in New York.
In consideration of the above, you have been issued with this Exclusive Reference Identification Number (IMF/FRB-NY/9USXX10751/09), Vide Transaction No.: WHA/EUR/202, Transfer Allocation No.:
FRB/X44/701LN/NYC/US, Password: 339331, Pin Code: 78569, Certificate of Merit No: 104, Release Code No: 0876; Immediate FCMB Telex Confirmation No: -222568; Secret Code: XXTN014. Having received these
vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment within the next three banking days as necessary clearances has been granted to you from the International Monetary Funds
External Auditors and the United States Economic Recovery and Stability Committee to release the funds to you with immediate effect.
In view of this directive received from the International Monetary Funds (IMF), we have on our own part verified your payment file as directed to us, and your name is next on the list of outstanding fund beneficiaries to
receive their payment at this last quarter of year 2010. With that being done, you are required to urgently contact the First City Monument Bank N.A. in New York through their International Funds Release
Contact Person: Mr. Bill Efron
(Head, Funds Release Supervisor)
Direct Office Line: +1-9143736387
And reconfirm your international payment voucher number and your reference identification number respectively before the bank with a view to the final remittance approval and subsequent crediting of your bank
account to the tune of funds as stated herein.
We wish to inform you of the need for you to also re-confirm your full personal/banking details before the FCMB BANK N.A. to enable the officer in-charge proceed with the preliminary arrangements that will enhance
the immediate release of your funds. Owing to security reasons, be clearly informed that we will not respond to any phone calls/general inquiries placed to our bank with regards to the remittance of your funds by
beneficiaries as we are barred from doing so, you are therefore advised to communicate only with the accredited officer for further remittance advice.
1) YOUR FULL NAME;...........
2) YOUR CONTACT TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER:...........
3) YOUR AGE AND PROFESSION; AGE:..........
4) COPY OF ANY VALID FORM OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION; IN FILE ATTACHMENT:...........
5) YOUR BANK NAME:............
6) YOUR BANK ADDRESS:
7) ACCOUNT NAME AND NUMBER:...............
8) ABA/ROUTING NUMBER;.............
9) SWIFT OR SORT CODE/IBAN;.............
Thank you for your anticipated co-operation.
MS. MARGRET C. WILSON,