Scam Email received 7/12/2020
My Last Wish. ONIUNXYZNE
My Last Wish. ONIUNXYZNE – firstname.lastname@example.org
I am contacting you in regards to my charity foundation that I want you to manage. If you are interested, please write back today. Please contact me via my Attorney on this E-mail Address: email@example.com ================================================================================================================ Me estoy comunicando con usted con respecto a mi fundaciуn de caridad que quiero que administren. Si estб interesado, escrнbanos hoy. Pуngase en contacto conmigo a travйs de mi abogado en esta direcciуn de correo electrуnico: firstname.lastname@example.org =============================================================================== IMPORTANT – This email and any attachments may be confidential. If received in error, please contact us and delete all copies. Before opening or using attachments check them for viruses and defects. Regardless of any loss, damage or consequence, whether caused by the negligence of the sender or not, resulting directly or indirectly from the use of any attached files our liability is limited to resupplying any affected attachments. Any representations or opinions expressed are those of the individual sender, and not necessarily those of ESW FOUNDATION. ====================================================================================================== ESW FOUNDATION – email@example.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
- 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”