Inheritance scams

Attention Beneficiary.

Scam Email received March 22, 2020 from
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Attention Beneficiary. –

United States Postal Service Post Office 421 8TH AVE NEW YORK, NY 10001-9998 Email: Attention Beneficiary. This Is United States Postal Service Delivery Company ,The management of this company, wishes to inform you that, we received a parcel containing an ATM Master Card valued $10.5 million USD with some vital documents attached on it, for safety delivery to your home address in your country, within& the next 48 hrs as soon as we hear back from you. This is (payment office ) I am directed to inform you that Your payment verification and confirmations is OK. This parcel was brought to us this morning by the ATM Card payment office/United Nation(U.N) as your inheritance approved fund to be delivered to your residential home address without any delay, so kindly reconfirm the below information, to avoid delivery your ATM Master Card to a wrong hand. Full names.. Parcel owner address.. Tel Scan Copy of Your International Passport Or Driver&s License. We will register your package and send you the tracking numbers before we proceed for safety delivery of your package as soon as you reconfirm the required information&s for safety delivery, POST OFFICE is one of the world&s great success stories, the start-up that revolutionized the delivery of packages and information. In the past 30 years, we&ve grown up and grown into a diverse family of companies as POST OFFICE that&s bigger, stronger, better than ever. Waiting to read your e-mail on this Email ID Which is :(}

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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  1. This is exactly what was sent to me.
    Then I ask for my name… my name was sent… then I said I am not the owner of the package and that I didn’t apply for any such…. afterwards I told him/her to show me a proof.. cause I don’t wanna be a scam victim. I haven’tgotten a reply back

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