Scam Email received June 20, 2018 from email@example.com
Other emails used:
Congratulation – firstname.lastname@example.org
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,Washington United State AIM: MSMLtdRep. Reff No: BE102/85428 Batch No: 281020001PRD Congratulationwe found your name on our screen list so you too are one of the lucky winner to get $1.5 Million United States Dollars from the Government Grant, it&s the Government helping the people all over the World for the government grant. This is an empowerment program set up by the Federal Government of United State to help the people all over the world. The compensation money giving to you by the Federal Government it&s not a loan. It&s a free money to help Retired, Widow. Its also for all workers and the community to support or establish their own business or use it to do all what you need do. We will need to confirm some information before we can start processing your application. To claim you will need to fill this form, so that we can Locate Your Destination when bringing the Money to you. Claims Requirements: Name: Address:. City:.. State:. Zip code:. E-mail Address:.. Text phone: Occupation:.. Male or female:. Age: Do you Own a house: .. Wage rate:.. What is your worth of income:. Deaf or hearing:.. Do you want cash or check:. And use this below information to reach the delivery man; Contact Name: DR. Harrison Rosa Email: email@example.com Phone: (639) 394-5320 NB: For security reasons and due to the mix-up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this notification strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Please note that winners are chosen all over the world and no matter where you live, your winnings will get to you and that is the more reason we&re Partner with Dhl and FedEx located in Porto Novo Benin. Every year, trillions of dollars go unclaimed in government grants. This is Free Money that you may be entitled for to help yourself make it through tough economic conditions. You can use government grant money to pay your bills, college, school, medical expenses, business costs, or even personal use. Back in 2009, the government made available a wide variety of programs. In 14th of July 2016, the government has also allocated trillions of dollars in government grants and various funding programs. There is absolutely no limit as to the number of grants you can apply for. The truth is, many people aren&t even aware that government grants exist! The government does not knock on your door to offer you free money. No credit checks required No need for co-signers You may be eligible even with bad credit or bankruptcy You never have to pay back government grants 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”