419 scams

CASH GRANT / DONATIONS !!!
charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx


Scam Email received June 23, 2018 from guille@upr.edu.cu

charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx
charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx
Email From:

guille@upr.edu.cu

Subject:

CASH GRANT / DONATIONS !!!

Other emails used:

charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.com, charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx

Email Subject:

CASH GRANT / DONATIONS !!!


CASH GRANT / DONATIONS !!! – charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx


Are you aware that you have been randomly chosen to receive $1,200,000.00 Cash Grant / Donation from Mrs. Lisa Robinson ? For full details, Kindly contact her now via E-mail: charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comX Simposio Internacional sobre Manejo Sostenible de los Recursos Forestales (SIMFOR 2018), del 23 al 26 de mayo de 2018II Taller Internacional de Derecho Cooperativo (COODER 2018), del 7 al 9 de noviembre de 2018Universidad de Pinar del Rio. Cuba WEB http://www.upr.edu.cu FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/uprhnossaiz TWITTER @UPR_CUBA charitylisajohnrobinson800@gmail.comx

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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