AOL users are apparently bring targeted again. Have you used your AOL email address lately? I use mine for newsletter subscriptions, but for a while I ignored it. Maybe these subscribers have no idea their email addys are compromised. In any case, my spam folder is full of fraudulent messages apparently from AOL users.
Dr. Mansur Mukhtar from no telling where expects me to open the attachment from his email. Silly scammer.
From: DR MANSUR MUKHTAR (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: CONTACT ME NOW THROUGH (+234-8026296959, email@example.com), FOR THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND
This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract / inheritance file presently on my desk, and I found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract/ Inheritance payment.
kind read the above mail attached for full details and get back to me now.
As if I trust you, user of two email addresses (one likely hacked), to send an uninfected attachment. I barely open attachments from people I know if they arrive without forewarning. Call me paranoid, but it’s what I do.
Hope this and other messages are helping you stay safe.