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Dear Valid Recipient Customer,

Scam Email received June 19, 2018 from infoofficecontact06@gmail.com

Email From:



Dear Valid Recipient Customer,

Other emails used:

infooffice11consultant@gmail.com, infooffice11consultant@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Dear Valid Recipient Customer,

Dear Valid Recipient Customer, – infooffice11consultant@gmail.com

Dear Customer A Visa Credit Card has been issued in your favor. Please provide details to process payment According to CBN Central Bank Of Nigeria. Your Master Visa Card will be issue and load as soon as we hear from you urgently today. Name of Receiving Recipients: Current Address of Recipients: Telephone (Mobile/Home): Current Email: Alternative Email: Yours Sincerely, Mr Dada Joyce) Regional Payment Officer Contact +234-8061-3981 Current E-MAIL infooffice11consultant@gmail.com infooffice11consultant@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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