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Scam Email received June 28, 2018 from firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sent from: Mr.Timothy Loan Attn; Dear Beneficiary Please your urgent Attention is needed, we wish to inform you that our Diplomatic agent conveying your consignment box valued the sum of $5.7 Million United States Dollars misplaced your address, you are required to Reconfirm the following information’s below so that he can deliver your Consignment box to you today and return immediately, Your Full Name: Your Country: Your Direct Telephone Numbers: Your Nearest airport: Your Current Home Address: Your E-mail Address: Your Current Occupation: Your age: A COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION: Please do contact the diplomat agent Mr.Deburrs William with the email and with the information’s required. Diplomat Name: DIPLOMAT Deburrs William Contact him with his phone Number +1(417) 279-8134 ): OR (firstname.lastname@example.org) he is waiting to hear from you today with the information’s to bring your Consignment box to your doorstep. And Try to indicate these CODES to the Diplomat because it will prove that you are the rightful person that owns The Consignment Box. A) YOUR BOX REGISTRATION NUMBER: XQD7819-SC B) THE SECURITY CODE CONSIGNMENT BOX: ez/86t/kab/2018/color: silver NOTE: That Diplomat agent Timothy Loan; did not no the content of The consignment box contains a huge amount of money which is $5.7 Million United States Dollars and on No circumstances should you let him be at peril with the Consignment box, The consignments were moved from here as family Treasures, so never Disclose the real content to him until you receive your consignment. God Bless You. Best Regards Mr.Timothy Loan email@example.com
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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”