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FROM DR. JIMIE MOBALAK
info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp


Scam Email received June 26, 2018 from info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp

info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp
info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp
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info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

FROM DR. JIMIE MOBALAK

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info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp,

Email Subject:

FROM DR. JIMIE MOBALAK


FROM DR. JIMIE MOBALAK – info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp


Greetings From Dr.Jimie Mobalak, I understand that through Internet is not the best way to link up with you because of the confidentiality which my proposal demands. However, i am constrain to reach you through the Internet which has been abused over the years.I want you to be a Heir to the total sum of Three Million Six Hundred Thousand British Pounds in the codicil and last testament of the deceased name withheld. Please indicate your interest immediately for us to proceed. I shall feed you with full details of this transaction upon receipt of your reply towards this proposal.All the legal papers will be processed in your acceptance. In your acceptance of this deal,we request that you kindly forward to us your letter of acceptance, your current telephone and fax numbers and a forwarding address to enable us file necessary documents at our high court probate division for the release of this sum of money. I look forward to hearing from you.Regards, Jimie Mobalak. info@tulip.ocn.ne.jp

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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