Scam Email received July 10, 2018 from email@example.com
Job Offer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Candidates, Work from home, we have a part time job offer available for you that will not disturb your Present occupation, you are to stand as a payment receiving officer for Fujikura Electronics (Thailand) Payment Managers Wanted for 2018/2019. If you are interested in this business transaction, forward to us the Information below to enable the (HRM) process your application as possible. (I)Your Full Names; (II)Mailing address, (III)Phone Number: (IV)Present job; (And Position Held) (V)Age: (VI)Mode of Identification (If Any) (VII)Bank name (VIII)Company name: Please send the above details to this Email below: email@example.com Best Regards, Mr. Parichart Sukkasaem Fujikura Electronics (Thailand) firstname.lastname@example.org
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
- Google the details.
Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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”