Grand Solmar Timeshare, an advocate for their travel family, knows that emails have become a very common way for friends and family to communicate. It is faster, easier, and cheaper than traditional snail mail. If you need some help from a friend, you can send them a quick message and get the help you need in a hurry. The fact that people can respond to email so quickly makes them the perfect way to trick people out of money.
One way that the Grand Solmar Timeshare Scam Prevention Team says emails are used to cheat people involves a message form someone that says they are in a foreign country on vacation. The email will explain that this person has lost all of their money and they also lost all of their identification. They will ask for some money to be wired to a location somewhere so they will be able to fly home.
This email scam is often successful for many reasons. The first is the fact that the person who receives the email believes that they know the sender. The fact that the person who sent it has hacked in and stolen the contact list from the sender is something that the receiver is not aware of. This is all part of the scamming process.
Grand Solmar Timeshare recommends easy ways to avoid being scammed: Before you send money to a relative that you think is stranded, do some investigating. Find out if they have traveled, and if they are traveling, where they are. Talk to them directly–this cannot be overstated. You can also check with other people that you have a connection with and see if they have received a similar email. It is not common for people to make this type of request through an email. It is best to be suspicious if you do not want to be a victim.