419 scams

Bonjour !

Scam Email received June 29, 2018 from mariobir@tin.it

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Bonjour !

Other emails used:

vernand.dxx@gmail.com, vernand.dxx@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Bonjour !

Bonjour ! – vernand.dxx@gmail.com

Bonjour! Je suis MELANIE CARRIER-VERNAND de nationalité Française, j’aimerai s&il vous plait demander votre accord pour vous confiez une mission humanitaire et sociale dans votre pays. C’est en faisant une petite recherche sur le moteur de recherche Google que je suis tombé sur votre adresse.Merci pour votre réponse. Mme MELANIE CARRIER-VERNAND E-mail: vernand.dxx@gmail.com ***************************************************** Hello! I&m MELANIE CARRIER-VERNAND of French nationality, I&d like to it you please ask your agreement for you entrust a humanitarian and social mission in your country. It is by doing a little research on the Google search engine that I stumbled upon your address. Thanks for your reply. Ms. MELANIE CARRIER VERNAND E-mail: vernand.dxx@gmail.com vernand.dxx@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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