Compensation scams

Attention : Beneficiary
elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com


Scam Email received May 26, 2021 from huganbrooks@gmail.com

elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com
elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com
Email From:

huganbrooks@gmail.com

Subject:

Attention : Beneficiary

Other emails used:

elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com, elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Attention : Beneficiary


Attention : Beneficiary – elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com


Attention : Beneficiary This is to officially inform you that we have been having a meeting for the past Seven month which ended Two days ago with Dr. Robert B. Rollick the World Bank President and Hon. Mrs. Christine Laggard (IMF) Director General, in the meeting we treated on Scam victim problems. The UN Compensation Commission (UNCC) on recommendations of International Monitoring Group (IMG) have agreed to compensate you with the sum of One million two Hundred Thousand Dollars (USD$1.200, 000.00) this also includes international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc? We have arranged your payment through ATM VISA CARD or direct transfer into your bank account which is the latest instruction from World Bank Group. Contact us with your details as shown below for further instruction to email address : elizabethcastro6453@gmail.com, 1. Full Name: 2. Country:.. 3. Address:. 4. Telephone:..& Occupation. 5. Your Age /Sex. Thanks Mrs. Elizabeth Castro CC: Hon. Mrs. Christine Lagarde CC: World Bank Group CC: Mr. António Guterres Secretary-General elizabethcastro6453@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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