Email Fraud Alert received from: Steve
I recently received an email with this subject line: From Zaki Umar and I am concerned that it could be an attempt at defrauding me. Let me know in the comments section what you think, please.
The full contents of the suspected fraudulent (phishing / scamming) e-mail appear below:
Please I am looking for a profitable business where I can invest in very lucrative and profitable venture.
I will be waiting for your positive investment idea/advice.kindly do not forget to include your direct mobile contact telephone numbers for easy communications
The above email was sent by “zaki umar” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, Steve, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “zaki umar”:
Do you think that if I contact Mr. umar about the sale of my business that I could be in for a bit of a hiding?