Scam Email received December 1, 2020 from email@example.com
FUNDING PROPOSAL – firstname.lastname@example.org
Greetings, Hope my mail meets you well. I am Mr Douglas Smart Loan Consultant located in United Arab Emirate I have connection with reputable Investment Companies that invest in viable and profitable entities that are seeking debt financing. * Starting up a Franchise * Business Acquisition * Business Expansion * Commercial Real Estate purchase * Contract Execution The companies have an enviable track record and have shown leadership in all fields of investment activities in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East and are listed in the Bahrain stock Exchange. They are presently seeking investment opportunities internationally and would like to partner with your esteemed company in participating as a financial partner in your company. If you are interested in partnering with Almana Group, Kindly send us a business plan along with an executive summary for onward forward to Almana Group for a brief study after which we shall get back to you with our funding modalities. Regards Mr. Douglas Smart Consultant Al mana Group Email:email@example.com 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”