Money Gram AGENT email@example.com
Scam Email received June 22, 2018 from firstname.lastname@example.org
Money Gram AGENT
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Money Gram AGENT
Money Gram AGENT – email@example.com
Sent from: Mrs. Susan Kent We havedeposited the check of your fund (7.500,000,00USD) through Money Gram after our finally meeting regarding your fund,All you will do is to contact Money Gram director Mr Daniels Mike via E-mail(firstname.lastname@example.org) He will give you more direction on how you will be receiving the funds daily.Remember to send him your Full information to avoid wrongtransfer such as: Receiver&s Name_______________ Address: ________________ Country: ____________ Phone Number: _____________ I.D Card:_____________ Though Mrs. Susan Kent has sent $7000 in your name today So contact their Director Hilary Samson as soon as you receive this email or call him +229-62628302 and tell him to give you the Mtcn, to pick the $7000 Please let us know as soon as you received all your fund, Best regard Susan Kent. Money Gram AGENT email@example.com
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How to check if you received a scam email
- Google the details.
Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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”