Scam Email received 5/17/2019
JEAN LOUIS EKRA
Attention, – [email protected]
Good Day, I Am Dr Jean Louis Ekra.A Banker,I have something very Important to Discuss with you about an inheritance fund left for you in my bank by A late customer who have the-same last name with you,I will wait for your urgent responds direct to my email ([email protected]) ,Or you can contact me through my Whatsapp number ( +228 913 539 68 )For more details. Mr Jean Louis Ekra JEAN LOUIS EKRA – [email protected]
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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- Google the details.
Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.
- Confirm the details.
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- 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
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