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Scam email #255432 - Payment Release Notification From The Federal Reserve Bank.

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It was probably sent from in Unknown, United States

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045. USA.

Payment Release Notification From The Federal Reserve Bank.


This is to officially inform you that we have been instructed to
release your over due contract Inheritance/ lottery Payment of $10.5
million to you without any further, and we will have no other option
than to believe that you are dead as claimed by one Mrs. Margaret
Thomson if you fail to respond back to our email this time.

As a matter of fact, we lost your Full Personal/ banking details after
our annual system upgrade which made it impossible for us to contact
you, and we were only able to find your email address after
searchlights on our documents.

Few weeks ago, a woman named Mrs. Margaret Thomson sent a letter to
our bank here in the United States claiming that you are dead and she
further stated that before you died, you informed her about your
contract Inheritance/ lottery payment worth $10.5 million which is
presently under our custody.

Note that Mrs. Margaret Thomson also sent a copy of your death
certificate to us in other to make her claim authentic, but we did not
believe her because you had never mentioned her as your next of kin to

In fact, she has given us every reason to believe that you are dead
ashes claims, and she is ready to take care of what ever it will cost
her to get your funds transferred into her personal account, but Have
been instructed by the management of this bank to contact you
this last time in order to be sure that you are dead as she
claimed,before releasing the payment to her.

So are you dead or are you still alive? If yes, you have been advised
to urgently reconfirm your full personal/ banking details as requested
below to us immediately, in order for us to cancel every further
arrangement in regards to the release of your fund to Mrs. Margaret

However, We Shall Proceed To Issue All Payments Details To The Said
Mrs. Margaret Thomson If We Do Not Hear From You Within 48 banking

Your Urgent attention is needed if you are still alive.

Yours Faithfully,

For And On Behalf Of
Federal Reserve Bank

Mr.Walker Smith
President and CEO Federal Reserve Bank
Federal Reserve Bank. Registered in United States. Registered No.: 1026167.
Federal Reserve Bank is authorized and regulated by the Financial

SpamAssassin Report (spam score: 3.2)

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---- ----------------------     --------------------------------------------------
 0.5 FROM_LOCAL_NOVOWEL         From: localpart has series of non-vowel letters   
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP                Message was received from an IP address           
 0.0 TVD_RCVD_IP4               Message was received from an IPv4 address         
 0.0 DKIM_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED       No valid author signature, adsp_override is       
 0.2 FREEMAIL_ENVFROM_END_DIGIT Envelope-from freemail username ends in digit     
-0.0 SPF_PASS                   SPF: sender matches SPF record                    
 0.0 FREEMAIL_FROM              Sender email is commonly abused enduser mail      
                                provider (innformcbnnnnpaymmentonl0[at] 
 0.0 HK_SCAM_N2                 BODY: No description available.                   
-0.0 RCVD_IN_MSPIKE_H2          RBL: Average reputation (+2) [ listed
-0.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE         RBL: Sender listed at, no   
                                trust [ listed in]    
 0.1 DKIM_SIGNED                Message has a DKIM or DK signature, not           
                                necessarily valid                                 
 0.0 LOTS_OF_MONEY              Huge... sums of money                             
 0.1 DKIM_INVALID               DKIM or DK signature exists, but is not valid     
 1.0 FREEMAIL_REPLYTO           Reply-To/From or Reply-To/body contain different  
 1.2 NML_ADSP_CUSTOM_MED        ADSP custom_med hit, and not from a mailing list  

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