Beware of "My name is Jean Rafon, I'm from France" Email Scam
December 9, 2016
Recipients of the email message below with the subject: "I found your email," which the sender claims his/her name is Jean Rafon and he/she is from France, should delete it. The email is message is another scam created by online scammers to trick curious potential victims into contacting them. If potential victims contact the scammers, they will attempt to trick or scam them into, sending money, personal information, visiting phishing websites that steal online account credentials or financial information, or visiting malicious websites that will infect their computers or mobile devices with malware.
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The "My name is Jean Rafon, I'm from France" Email Scam
Date: December 9, 2016 at 11:40:46 AM PST
Subject: Automatic reply: I found your email
My name is Jean Rafon, I'm from France.
Last week i bought an old book from street here in Paris and i found your email inside of it, i'm curious to know if this is a real person, and what relate you with this book!
Looking forward to hearing from you! Thanks
Online users who have already responded to the fake email message, are asked not to follow any instructions in subsequent email messages sent by the scammers; they should just delete them instead.
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