Compensation scams

Our Dear 2020 Beneficiary
daveandrew244@gmail.com


Scam Email received March 26, 2020 from atm_comp@yahoo.com

daveandrew244@gmail.com
daveandrew244@gmail.com
Email From:

atm_comp@yahoo.com

Subject:

Our Dear 2020 Beneficiary

Other emails used:

daveandrew244@gmail.com, daveandrew244@gmail.com

Email Subject:

Our Dear 2020 Beneficiary


Our Dear 2020 Beneficiary – daveandrew244@gmail.com


TheUnited Nations Office Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève, Switzerland. Our Dear 2020 Beneficiary  The United Nations in cooperation with World Bank have agreed to compensate you with the sum of One Million Two Hundred Thousand US Dollars ($1.2M) after your name and email was submitted by the Internet International Monitoring Group during the UNCC Conference Meeting which was held In Genève, Switzerland 2020 edition with UN Secretary General António Guterres in Geneva Switzerland. This payment Program is organized for charity organization/Scam victims and development. You are going to receive the above mention as soon as you contact our paying Officer with the below information Your urgent response to this email will help facilitate the onward delivery of your ATM card to you, Contact Delivery officer Mr. Dave Andrew  E-mail ( daveandrew244@gmail.com)Phone +229-6935-7157. Send to Him Your Full Name, Address, Tel:No, And A scan Copy Of Your Identification Thanks, United Nations Office daveandrew244@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.
Tags
Show More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker