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      A recent scam has been reported that involves an unsolicited email from the address The email presents itself as coming from “Connect Support,” with a message focused on building relationships and solving problems. It also includes an attachment falsely acknowledging a purchase of $499.99 worth of bitcoin. The email urges the recipient to call a specific phone number to dispute this fictitious purchase. The targeted individual wisely chose not to call the number.

      Scam Details:

      • Email Address:
      • Location of Targeted Individual: WI, USA – 54115
      • Scam Type: Cryptocurrency
      • Date Reported: January 28, 2024

      Given the lack of a provided phone number and website URL, the primary lead in this case is the email address used to send the fraudulent message. This type of scam appears to be a phishing attempt designed to extract personal information or financial details from the recipient under the pretense of a disputed transaction.

      For OSINT Investigations:

      • The email address itself can be a starting point for identifying the scammer, potentially by tracing it back to other scams or identifying patterns using similar addresses.
      • Investigating the language and format of the message could reveal similarities to other known scams, aiding in broader scam identification efforts.

      If you’ve encountered a similar scam, particularly involving messages from the email address mentioned above or similar fraudulent claims about cryptocurrency purchases, sharing your experience could help others recognize and avoid these scams. Your story can provide valuable insights into the scammer’s tactics and possibly assist in identifying patterns or connections to other fraudulent activities.

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