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    Looks like a scam

    Received three e-mails in a row with the same message and a slightly different sender's address. Pretty sure it is a scam, but would like your thoughts.
    Attached is a combination of the three

    Possible email scam


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    Today at 12:56 PM
    Consignment Update.


    Esteem Client

    Attached within is the Proof of consignment sent to your Current Location.

    Your Consignment is Currently on Hold Customs due to some vital information,we dont have on our file.

    Below is the Access to Correct and fill in the Info for Proper Handling by Customs so Consignment can be released for Access Delivery .

    Fill Customs Information

    Customs require your 72 hours of response before inuring a Penalty fee .

    Consignment Port Confirmation Number: 013425776408

    Consignment Date: 11/20/2015



    Sincerely,
    Admin.





    Thanks in advance,
    Last edited by satrow; 2015-11-21 at 16:51. Reason: Removing URLs.
    Richard Spring

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    Richard,

    No "possible" about it, it is a pure scam! HTH
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    The immediate tip-off is grammar.

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    They lost me at "Esteem." Actually an email that obvious would not even get that much attention from me.

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    Don't let these nervous nellies keep you from getting rich quick Richard. Just look at the opportunity this guy got from Prince Oseph. I've missed too many Nigerian oil deals and helping the widows of dictators out by my timidity. Don't be a sap like me. Be like this guy:

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    Thanks to all. Was 99% sure, but wanted your input.

    Using as a teaching tool for my senior center computer class.
    Richard Spring

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