New Message From Citibank New York Scam

Citibank scam Scammers have never slept. Each and everyday that comes by, they find new ways to scam people. This they do by way of creating different options in which they target people and there by scamming them in the end.

Currently, there is this message with subject “NEW MESSAGE FROM CITIBANK NEW YORK” and sent from email “[email protected]” with reply-to email message “[email protected]” you need to be aware of. This message is scam and one you shouldn’t attempt to do what it requests.

Even G-mail has marked this message as “Spam’, which too helps one to know that indeed this email message is scam other than being from the Source “Citibank New York” it claims to be from. Below are the contents of the email.

ADDRESS: 87-11 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, NY 11373


From Desktop of Mr. kelvin Williams
E-mail: [email protected]

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/-93WB82UN567-G requesting our bank Citibank of New York, to disburse your due wining/inheritance  contract payment valued at Ten Million Three Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$10.3M) in your favor.

In consideration of the above, you have been issued with this Exclusive Reference Identification Number (IMF/FRB-NY/9USXX10751/09)Transfer Allocation No.: FRB/X44/701LN/NYC/US, Password: 339331, Pin Code: 78569, Certificate of Merit No: 104, Release Code No: 0876; Secret Code: XXTN014. Having received these vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment within the next 96hrs. As necessary clearance has been granted from the International Monetary Funds External Auditors to release the funds to you with immediate effect.

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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 Second quarter of year 2020. With that being done, you are required to urgently contact Citibank  in New

We wish to inform you of the need for you to also re-confirm the following information before the Citibank to enable us 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) Full Name;
2) Full Address;
3) Your contact telephone and fax number;
4) Your Age and Profession;
5) Copy of any valid form of your Identification;
6) Your Bank name;
7) Your Bank Address;
8) Account name and Number;
8) ABA/Routing Number;
10) Swift or Sort Code:

Thank you for your anticipated co-operation.

Mr. Kelvin Williams

What does this mean? If you happen to be among the many who have received this email message, please take it from me that it is pure scam and one you shouldn’t trust. You can alert others too by sharing this post and also posting a comment.

KWS Adams

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1 Response

  1. cristinanelson says:

    Nice article, If you plan to make a wire transfer or to receive money from somewhere else through this method, then you will need Citibank routing number. This number is the nine-digit figure used by the Federal Reserve to identify the bank location or the district in which the bank receiving the money is.

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