This email with the subject "I am Janet L. Yellen, the newly-sworn Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve Bank." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:17:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Janet L. Yellen Chair"<SENDER566@earthlink.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, I am Janet L. Yellen, the newly-sworn Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. You will get more information about me here. http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/bios/board/yellen.htm http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/new-fed-chief-janet-yellen-has-long-history-of-breaking-barriers/2014/02/02/9e8965ca-876d-11e3-833c-33098f9e5267_story.html I have made it my first point of call since taking office to settle all compensation outstanding payments accrued to individuals/corporations with respect to local and overseas contract payment, debt re-scheduling and outstanding compensation payment. This is to make sure all outstanding payments are settled before the end of the fiscal year 2014. I have your file here in my office and it says that you are yet to receive your fund valued at $8,500,000 (Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars only) as compensation outstanding payment owed to you. This money will now be transferred to your nominated bank account or your preferred payment option. You are advised to kindly reply this email with the below details enclosed to our customer care below to help us process your payment; They have start the delivery of your fund to this address on 10/17/2014 - Friday by 6:53 am Shipment information sent to FedEx and Delivered to Actual delivery : Wed 10/22/2014 11:58 am EDKTON, MD US This is the tracking number to confirm your parcel. fedex.com 803242043407 The U.S.COMPENSATION Officers called us that the parcel is address wrong and you needs to confirm your address again before delivery to your home. (1) Full Names:(2) Residential Address:(3) Current Phone Number:(4) Age:(5) Country of Residence:(6) Occupation: Service: FedEx International Priority Clearance detail link: Clearance detail Delivered To: Residence Total shipment weight: 1.1 lbs / 0.5 kgs This is the agent you will contact for more information on how to get your fund in your home address. Contact Customer Care: Mrs. Bethany Frank Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks for your co-operation as I wait to hear from you. Janet L. Yellen Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Note: The information contained in this e-mail is private & confidential and may also be legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify us, preferably by e-mail, and do not read, copy or disclose the contents of this message to anyone.