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Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from w.union3456@gmail.com

w.union3456@gmail.com
w.union3456@gmail.com
Email From:

w.union3456@gmail.com

Subject:

Contact Western union Agent:

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Email Subject:

Contact Western union Agent:


Contact Western union Agent: – w.union3456@gmail.com


Sent from: Mr.O&Neil Trotte. Attn, Dear, We have concluded to effect your payment $3.5,000.000.00 thousand dollars through western union today, but the maximum amount you will be receiving each day starting from tomorrow is $6,000.00 daily until the funds is completely transferred. Contact Western union Agent: Rev.Ms. Gnocchi Michael TEL: +2348120431852 E-mail:(w.union3456@gmail.com) Though,Mr.George Don $6,000.00 made in your name today so contact Rev.Ms.Gnocchi Michael and tell him to give you the mtcn, sender name and question/answer to pick the $6,000.00Pls let me know as soon as you received all your funds $3.5,000.000.00 Remember to re-confirm your below info&. SENDER NAME CONFIRMATION ADDRESS TELEPHONE NUMBER.. Call Rev.Ms.Gnocchi Michael because he is in charge of your daily payment: Direct Phone# {+2348120431852} Best Regards Mr.O&Neil Trotte. w.union3456@gmail.com

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

  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”

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