Lt. General Susan J. Helms (scam alert)

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Scammers often use the names of real people in their scam messages to make the messages look legitimate. It turns out that there really is a US Air Force general named Susan Helms, but she of course has nothing to do with the message below, which is a standard type of “mystery scam” message. The scammers are just using her name to try to get you on the hook so they can pick your pocket.

Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2016
Subject: Hello friend
From: jardin.paix@comorestelecom.km
Reply-To: susanjjhelms@hotmail.com

Hello friend

How are you doing? My names are Susan Jane Helms, Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA Astronaut, i saw your email and decided to contact you on something important, am a woman of integrity, am not contacting you for childish games, rather i have a profitable something to share with you.

Please do not fail to contact on this email address : ( susanjjhelms@hotmail.com )

Kindly reply back.

Have a nice day as am expecting your feedback soon.

Lt General, USAF. Susan J. Helms.

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