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mdmd485j@gmail.com


Scam Email received June 15, 2018 from mdmd485j@gmail.com

mdmd485j@gmail.com
mdmd485j@gmail.com
Email From:

mdmd485j@gmail.com

Subject:

HELLO.I WAIT YOUR REPLY

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Email Subject:

HELLO.I WAIT YOUR REPLY


HELLO.I WAIT YOUR REPLY – mdmd485j@gmail.com


Dearest, I am David More. I am the Head of Operations at CitiBank here in the United Kingdom. I do not know if we can work together in transferring £36.2 will be paid into your nominated bank account from my bank to your bank account. Finally if you are interested I shall provide you with more details. Best Regards, MR. DAVID MORE mdmd485j@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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