Scam Email received June 15, 2018 from email@example.com
ATTENTION REAL BENEFICIARY
ATTENTION REAL BENEFICIARY
ATTENTION REAL BENEFICIARY – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent from: Hon. Jonathan Lippman SURROGATE COURT, 152 GENESES ST, AUBURN, NY USA (NEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT ATTENTION REAL BENEFICIARY WITH DUE RESPECT OF THIS HONORABLE COURT NEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WE WANT TO INFORM YOU THAT WE HAVE DISCOVERED A TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND BANK OF AFRICA, ACCORDING TO THE INVESTIGATION MADE ON MONDAY IT HAS COME TO OUR NOTICE THAT YOU ARE THE REAL BENEFICIARY OF THE SAID FUNDS ONLY THAT YOU WERE DEALING WITH THE WRONG ONES.YOUR $10.5 MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS WAS FORWARDED TO THIS COURT ON WEDNESDAY AFTER ALL THE INVESTIGATION MADE BY FBI, HOME LAND SECURITIES, AND DC POLICE AND WE HAVE MANDATED TO PAY YOU YOUR FUNDS THROUGH THE AUTHORITY OF THIS NY COURT WHICH WELLS FEDERAL REVERSE BANK WILL TAKE CARE OF THE BANK TO BANK TRANSFER THE WHOLE FUNDS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, FOR THIS SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT YOUR COMPLY IS MUCH NEEDED FOR US TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYTHING MOVE SUCCESSFULLY AND YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR TOTAL FUNDS WITHOUT ANY HITCH. YOU ADVICE TO STOP ANY COMMUNICATION THAT YOU ARE HAVING WITH ANY OFFICE LIKE DIPLOMATIC AGENT , MONEY GRAM, BANKS, AND COURIER COMPANIES OR ANY FORCES BECAUSE THEY CANNOT DELIVER ANY FUND TO YOU WHILE THEY HAVE BEEN BLOCKED BY OUR NY STATE SUPREME COURT IN COLLABORATION WITH US WELLS FARGO SYSTEM THAT ANY AMOUNT OF MONEY COMING MUST BE DIRECTED TO OUR COURT TO AVOID MONEY LAUNDERING AND TO PROTECT ALL CITIZEN ANY MONEY SEND TO THIS AGENCIES WILL BE REGRETTED BE WISE.IMMEDIATELY YOU RECEIVE THIS MAIL ADVICE US HOW TO GET THE FUNDS TO YOU WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DELAY RECONFIRM YOUR BANK DETAILS FOR THIS SPECIAL TRANSFER. WE ARE WAITING TO RECEIVE YOUR EMAIL. BEST REGARDS Hon. Jonathan Lippman ADMINISTRATIVE CHIEF JUDGE SURROGATE COURT, 152 GENESEE ST, AUBURN, NY USA (NEW YORK STATES Telephone +1 (202) 858-9821} email@example.com 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:
Ten Minutes 10 minutes.
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”