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Proposal for Business…

Scam Email received July 10, 2018 from kelly.alonaoo7@yahoo.com

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Proposal for Business…

Proposal for Business… – kelly.alonaoo7@yahoo.com

Good Day!! Do let me know if you are looking for a brand new website or mobile apps; Want to upgrade or grab the 1st position in Google for your existing website. We&re a leading digital agency having expertise in Website Design, Website Development, Website Maintenance, Mobile Apps Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and CMS Solutions. Feel free to share any of your Website or Mobile apps related requirements along with a good number to reach you or share your Skype username for further discussion. Cheers! kelly.alonaoo7@yahoo.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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