Scam: the 9 fraudulent emails to be wary of right now

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Fall has arrived, but unlike tree leaves, scammers don’t fall. On the contrary, if we are to believe the number of requests they make, we could even be led to believe that they are multiplying.

SMS, calls, emails… Their methods are multiple and are becoming ever more perfect, making the task complicated for those who are victims. Whether for emails or SMS, it is not always easy to detect a scam at first glance.

By email, the most common practice used in this type of scam is phishing, also known as phishing. According to the government site specializing in cyber maliciousness, it is “a fraudulent technique intended to lure an Internet user to induce him to communicate personal data by pretending to be a known service or a relative.”

These emails are designed to be almost similar to the ones they are impersonating. So much so that it is sometimes difficult to differentiate a message from Chronopost from that of a scammer, for example. However, several clues still make it possible to disentangle the true from the false.

Many fraudulent emails are circulating these days but they often follow the same patterns. Here are the 9 most common scam emails these days.