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Scam Email received June 25, 2018 from servicehilite@rayana.ir

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servicehilite@rayana.ir, servicehilite@rayana.ir

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Greetings! – servicehilite@rayana.ir

Sent from: Greetings! Greetings! I just received an email from Mr. Abdul Waziri the Director Of DHL Company Republic of Benin that the consignment box, which contains your ATM card valued at ($15.5 Million Dollars) which I sent to you was returned back due to wrong address provided, They need the reconfirmation of the following information: Your Full Name: Your Address: Your Phone Number: Your Age and ID copy: Contact them with the following information immediately: Mr. Jones Kevin Telephone: +22969648008 E-mail:{servicehilite@rayana.ir} They will require you to pay for Insurance fee, please don’t hesitate to pay it immediately so they will recommence the shipment and also forward you your tracking information to track the delivery. Just send me a brief email as soon as you received the shipment. Your registration code is (DHL/14160/2018), use it as your subject when contacting them so they will recognize you and attend to you without any delay. Thanks and have a nice day. Best Regards Dr. Patrick Ronald ! servicehilite@rayana.ir

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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