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I have reason to believe I’m involved in a Nigerian scam…

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I have reason to believe I’m involved in a Nigerian scam using a google email address how can I know for sure

Technician's Assistant: Who is your email provider (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc.)?

Gmail and yahoo

Technician's Assistant: How do you usually access Gmail? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?

Phone iphone

Technician's Assistant: What troubleshooting have you tried?

I tried to get the email address go into details to see where it’s orginated from no luck

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Email Expert to know before I connect you?

Yes that it’s a gmail account

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Email
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Anything involved with Nigeria is a scam. Unless you personally know someone in Nigeria,

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