Email Fraud Alert received from: Ellen
I recently received an email with this subject line: Think about this project 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:
I am Edmond Hernandez the Director of Operations with a firm in Europe.
Our firm is a Private Asset Management / Vaulting Company of high repute
with years of outstanding service to various calibers of people. I have
resolved to contact you through this medium based on a business proposal
that will be of mutual benefit to both of us. If your interested i will
give you further details regarding the funds in question.
The above email was sent by “Edmond Hernandez” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, Ellen, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “Edmond Hernandez”:
Okay Edmond whilst I am thinking about it, think about this message: Be careful with this message. Similar messages were used to steal people’s personal information. Unless you trust the sender, don’t click links or reply with personal information.