Scam Email received June 29, 2018 from firstname.lastname@example.org
Attn. my dear
Attn. my dear
Attn. my dear – email@example.com
Sent from: Mr. Jerry Anderson We have finally arranged to deliver your consignment box worth $2,500.000.00usd, Through the National UPS Company. The agent is already in San Diego Intel airport CA (USA) with your package we were able to accomplish this through the help of IMF Director John Andy and every necessary arrangement has been made successfully With UPS Agent Mr. Daniel Turner. Contact person: diplomat mark James with you Delivery information such as full name, mobile no: home address. Call the Agent at +1(972)752 7792. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org ATM CARD registration code (GL-1416) and Your Pin code (4917). Yours Sincerely Mr. Jerry Anderson Attn. my dear Simply contact Diplomat Mark James with your full delivery address and your nearest airport to land, so that he can deliver the Package worth 2.7Million; Name: mark James Contact Email email@example.com) cell +1(972)752 7792. 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”