Email Fraud Alert received from: Anne
I recently received an email with this subject line: Re: New Year Greetings From Shell. 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:
SHELL INTERNATIONAL LTD.
From Shell Petroleum
You have just been awarded the sum of $4.5,Million United States Dollars Only which was won by your
E-MAIL Address in our Shell Petroleum Lottery Promotions,Shell Petroleum Lottery Promotions is part of
our social responsibility in line with with our company act as stated in the company act law.
To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent assigned to you.
SHELL INTERNATIONAL ATTORNEY.
Name: Dr Luke Sutton
Phone: +1 901 310 3274
Do email the above Claims Administrator, with the claims requirements below.To avoid unnecessary delay.
They are needed to proceed.
Shell Lotto Management.
The above email was sent by “SHELL INTERNATIONAL” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, Anne, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “SHELL INTERNATIONAL”:
Thanks for your generous offer – please rather utilise my winnings to help save the planet by installing Grid Tie Solar Panels