Scam Email received June 16, 2018 from email@example.com
Attention: – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent from: Mrs.Helen Archer Attention: I have registered your ATM Master card of ( USD$10.5 Million Dollars USD ) with DHL COMPANY this morning as they agreed to the delivery of your ATM CARD to you, the DHL COMPANY will take off Monday morning been 18/5/2018 based on my agreement with them, so please re-confirmed your personal information to them Such as; Here is the information needed to deliver your ATM MASTER CARD to you. 1. Your Full Name:============= 2. Your Complete Address : ============== 3. Name of Country /City of Residence:================= 4. Direct Home Telephone /Mobile Number:============== 5. Your Age============ 6. Your Sex=========== 7. copy of your id for identifications if any; ================ Name of Director: MR. YANKA EDWARD E-MAIL: ( email@example.com) number (+229 63012097)I have paid for the Insurance & activation.The only fee you have to pay is the compulsory $205 delivery fee only.Please indicate the registration Number and ask Him for the information to send the delivery fee as soon as possible okay. Once the DHL depart i we give you your tracking number of your package, Best Regards, Mrs.Helen Archer. firstname.lastname@example.org
The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:
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How to check if you received a scam email
- Google the details.
Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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”