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Hello,Your Approved funds

Scam Email received June 18, 2018 from www@dream.ocn.ne.jp

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Hello,Your Approved funds

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federalministry15@gmail.com, federalministry15@gmail.com

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Hello,Your Approved funds

Hello,Your Approved funds – federalministry15@gmail.com

Hello,Your Approved funds In line with long and over due payment as approved, You are directed to forward immediately your full names and address because your funds is now ready to be released. It is going to be by cash,ATM card, online payment or cashier&s check as you may wish. We are going to work in consonance with banks in your country to complete this payment. Please send your full information and phone numbers for easy communication when replying so that it will be easier for the courier services upon arriving in your country.please reply to this email address only;federalministry15@gmail.com Thanks and God bless Elder Joseph federalministry15@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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