Email Fraud Alert received from: Bill
I recently received an email with this subject line: Re: contact CEO 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:
From: Eric Richardson
Subject: Re: contact CEO
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This list includes
> Business Name
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The above email was sent by “Eric Richardson” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, Bill, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “Eric Richardson”:
Without going into the questions of ethics – is this a scam?
I always get nervous when presented with these short URLs.