Beware of This Kind of LinkedIn Frauds
I received today a Linkedin message that is a bit special. The guy tells me that he has a business opportunity to share with me. He said he would give more details if I contact him through my personal email.
Out of curiosity (and a bit of greed), I contacted him:
He quickly replied with a long email with a story about a deal and an oil company:
I knew this was a fraud because :
- first, the initial transaction is clearly a fraud,
- second, who on Earth would transfer USD 4.2 million to a bank account of a stranger? Only Rockerfeller would do that!
So I reported his profile on Linkedin, hoping to hunt him down and send him to jail: