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I Received above email. Anyone else get this? I'm about 💯% sure it's a scam cuz it's to good to be true.


I received similar. Omitting details, here's mine:

QuoteSubject: (My first and last name)

He‎‎llo‎ ‎my‎ ‎na‎me‎ ‎‎‎is‎‎‎ Nan‎n‎i Sylvest‎‎er, a‎gen‎‎‎t‎‎ id‎ num‎b‎e‎r‎: ‎‎9‎4‎162. I‎t‎‎ ‎loo‎ks‎ ‎l‎ik‎e ‎you‎r ‎stu‎dent loan‎ m‎a‎y be‎ eligi‎b‎le‎ fo‎r‎ the‎ r‎ecen‎t‎ ‎s‎timulu‎s‎ f‎org‎‎iv‎e‎ness‎‎ ‎and re‎li‎ef ‎‎le‎gislat‎io‎n, ho‎‎weve‎r yo‎ur ‎‎appli‎ca‎tion‎ do‎es n‎‎ee‎d to‎ b‎e‎ c‎om‎p‎l‎eted‎. Th‎is a‎‎p‎‎‎pli‎e‎s ‎t‎o al‎l ‎‎l‎oan st‎‎‎atu‎ses in‎clud‎i‎n‎g those loan‎s‎‎ ‎in d‎efault‎‎ an‎‎d‎ gar‎nishm‎‎‎en‎t.‎ ‎I‎f ‎‎you‎ ‎could ‎please giv‎e yo‎ur d‎edi‎‎c‎a‎ted eligib‎i‎li‎t‎y ‎li‎‎‎‎ne ‎a‎‎ ‎c‎a‎ll a‎‎t: ‎83‎3-4‎92-9‎‎‎84‎1,‎‎ we ‎‎c‎a‎‎n ‎hav‎e ‎thi‎‎s‎ a‎pplie‎d i‎‎mmedi‎ately. Pl‎e‎‎a‎s‎e be‎ a‎w‎a‎r‎‎e‎ that ‎these‎ ‎benef‎i‎ts c‎om‎e on a f‎irst c‎ome ‎first s‎erve b‎‎a‎‎‎sis‎ ‎tho‎u‎gh.‎‎‎ Ple‎as‎e ma‎k‎e s‎ure ‎t‎o p‎rovide y‎ou‎r‎ ‎p‎ersona‎l ‎‎va‎li‎da‎t‎ion‎ c‎od‎e #0‎8188. ‎‎Our ‎‎office h‎ours ‎ar‎e ‎8‎‎am-‎5pm ‎(P‎S‎T‎) Mo‎nd‎ay-Frid‎ay.‎ T‎h‎‎a‎n‎‎k ‎Y‎ou‎, Na‎nni ‎Syl‎ves‎‎te‎r

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The email this "Nanni Sylvester" used was

I advise anyone who gets an email from some person claiming to be with something official like this and it's through something generic like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, etc., to consider it spam. What's more are the random characters you'll see in the address such as the "yzctsl" in this case. That last part with the random characters is a method scammers use to bypass blocks and filters. Another red flag is poor grammar, spelling, and syntax. In addition, another tactic they enjoy using when not messing with the subject line, and often even with that, is sending messages that are encrypted when you opt to look at the original. This way they can send you images that look like typed words which double not only as phishing/virus links but keep you from using a keyword filter to automatically block/delete their messages.

One of the best things anyone can do is get an email dedicated to important, personal stuff like your school, your bills, medical correspondence, and anything else you wouldn't use for shopping, social media, or surveys. Keep it strictly for that. A neat feature Firefox has is the ability to hook up your real email to a randomly generated address which does not save your messages but instead forwards them directly to your true email. This way, if you don't trust something won't spam you and don't want them having your real email, just use that throwaway mask and you can discard it at any time to immediately stop the spam.