You get an email saying
I saw your email address during the course of my research today. My name is Bill William Groner my wife and I won a Jackpot Lottery of $50 Million Dollars in December 2013. We are donating the sum of $1 million Dollars to 6 lucky individual all over the world as part of our charity project and if you received this email then you are one of the luck recipients and all you have to do is get back to us with your details so we can forward it directly to the payout bank.”
It says “You can verify this by visiting the web pages below.”
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2014/07/21 / 21823476.html
Bill And Andrea Groner.”
So, it’s from Bill and Andrea Groner (info@ Charity.com). Although the email address is actually ba.groner@ foxmail.com
The links to news items above may prove that someone won the lottery but doesn’t prove those winners sent this email.
As usual with this type of scam, the scammer is after personal information that can be sold to other scammers.
Would you donate $1 million to someone when you didn’t even know their name or gender? (Dear Sir/Madam), let alone what kind of person they are (serial offender?).
Of course not. But some people will believe the message and that it can change their life.
Any message offering money will be fake. Do not reply.
Scamming is a very cruel business.
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