Q: I received an email from " Jerome Powell " saying the federal reserve bank has millions o dollars in my name . There
Supposedly their is a large fund from the imf that belongs to me , it's been going on for 4 yrs now . What are the chances it's real ? I have acct numbers docket numbers but where can I validate them
A: It's almost certainly SPAM, but a lawyer would need to look at the actual email to tell one way or the other. Look at the email address from which it came. Does it end with .gov or .com? All government addresses should end with .gov. Also, if they ask you for your social security number or any other personal information via email, it's likely fake. If they ask you to send money or a pre-paid gift card, then it is DEFINITELY a scam.
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