419 scams

Attention Beneficiary.

Scam Email received 10/1/2022

Email From:


Sender Name:

Dr Leopard Moore

Other emails used:

mrjohnjoe921@gmail.com, mrjohnjoe921@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Attention Beneficiary.

Attention Beneficiary. – mrjohnjoe921@gmail.com

Attention Beneficiary. I have registered your package with Giant Logistics Express Delivery Courier service. We agreed that the delivery of your Atm Master Card worth US$4,800,000.00 will commence the delivery process as soon as you contact the shipping agent with this Reference code A10922. You are requested to reconfirm the following information as stated Below. Full Name: Home Address: Occupation: Cell Phone Country: Age: Contact Mr John Tel: (+234 9045072982 ) Email: ( mrjohnjoe921@gmail.com ) Thank You Dr Leopard Moore Dr Leopard Moore – mrjohnjoe921@gmail.com

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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