Overseas Money Transfer Scam

You receive an email from someone claiming to represent a foreign government or someone formerly involved with a foreign government. The person will claim that, through a change in leadership or death, he or she has been left with a large amount of money. They will ask your help getting the money out of the country, and if you help you can receive a large share of the money. The message will go on to ask you to respond to the email with bank account information and other personal information to help set up the transfer.

Tips to protect yourself from the overseas money transfer scam: 
  • Ignore the email. Hit the delete button. It is too good to be true.
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