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Scam Email received June 26, 2018 from ernestrodneycbnoffice02@gmail.com

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Dear Beneficiary We wish to inform you that your funds is due to be released to you through a cash delivery system to your door step. Kindly furnish us with the following information to enable us complete the cash delivery process between our bank and the delivery officer. 1, Full Name,2.Address.3.Cell/Direct phone Number 4,Occupation, As soon as we receive these vital information, we will furnish you with more details. James Williams Central Bank Of Nigeria ernestrodneycbnoffice02@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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