Email Fraud Alert received from: Roy
I recently received an email with this subject line: REQUEST FOR TENDER QOUTE 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:
COULD YOU FIND ATTACHED TENDER ORDER FORM.
012 752 9414
The above email was sent by “firstname.lastname@example.org” from this email address: email@example.com
I, Roy, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “firstname.lastname@example.org”:
If you receive a similar email seeking: THE SOUTH AFRICAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REQUEST FOR QUOTATION ZNQ/233/15/16
REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PRICE QUOTATION FORM
Procurement from R100 000, 00 up to a transaction value of R500 000, 00 (including Vat) – it is fake.