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Scam Email received 5/29/2020

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! – aBjr9@abjr9.us

The assembly plants building some of Ford?s best-selling and most profitable vehicles will become a beehive of electric-vehicleWLLANTZYELMRDTJ and hybrid activity over the next four years. At the same time, new versions of the sporty Mustang are on tap for the plant south of Detroit building Ford?s pony car. Those are just three of the promises we found in the new four-year labor contract Ford workers recently voted on. WLLANTZYELMRDTJThe analysis in this column is based on reporting by my colleagues Phoebe Wall Howard, Jamie L. Lareau and Eric D. Lawrence on detailed investment plans in Ford?s new contract with the UAW. CVS ® – aBjr9@abjr9.us

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

Ten Minutes 10 minutes.

How to check if you received a scam email

  1. Google the details.

    Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.

  2. Confirm the details.

    Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.

  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

Most of us know someone who is vulnerable to these types of attacks. Fortunately, if you’re aware of the presence of these scams, and armed with some basic knowledge on identifying them, you can greatly reduce your chances people you know becoming a victim. Please help them by sharing this information on Facebook or Twitter using the #telltwo and #takefive hashtags.
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