Compensation scams

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Scam Email received November 26, 2020 from
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I&ve invited you to fill out the following form: Untitled form To fill it out, visit: Good morning, Hello Dear,How are you doing today ? Please there is a woman called KRISTIANA H.RAYMOND , she was in our office this morning trying to pay the required fees of $200 to claim your funds.According to her statement she stated that you're one of the victims who corona virus killed, so we are contacting you now to confirm if you're really dead or alive?Thank You.Regards,Hon Mrs.Janet Marie DiFiore The Chief Judges New YorkAddress: 400 Carleton Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722, USAGoogle Forms: Create and analyze surveys.

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

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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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