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Beware of Mr. James Stocklas Lottery Donation Scam

2018-03-18T17:03:41  +
Beware of Mr. James Stocklas Lottery Donation Scam

Online users are asked to be aware of Mr. James Stocklas lottery donation scams. The name of the Florida Powerball Jackpot winner, who won 291 million dollars, is being used by scammers in an attempt to trick potential victims into sending money and personal information. The scammers claim their potential victims were randomly selected to receive donations from the lottery winner as part of his charity project. But, Mr. James Stocklas is not randomly donating money to people around the world.

A Sample of the Mr. James Stocklas Lottery Donation Scam

Mr. James Stocklas Florida Powerball Jackpot Winner

Greetings

I am pleased to get across to you through your email, I got your contact through world directory random search, after I decided to contact you as my spirit lead me to do so, I might not know your present condition and what you are going through in life but I believe that this donation will be of good help to you and your family, I am Mr. James Stocklas. I am 67 years old and I'm from Pennsylvania, United State of America. I have decided to share among individuals around the world part of my wealth since money is not everything in life, I may not know you, but I believe if you received my first email and responded back indicates you were chosen to receive my donation of [$2,000,000.00 USD] which will be transferred to you as soon as you respond back to me now, I am a Christian and I believe that Good things happen to good people like you who had the mind to respond back to my mail.

I won $291.4 Million Dollars in the Powerball jackpot and I decided to make sure my winning is put on the internet for the world to see as you could see from this web page http://abcnews.go.com/US/judge-reels-2914-million-powerball-jackpot-vacation/story?id=37420681 After taken care of the needs of my immediate family members and friends, i decided to donate the remaining of the fund to other individuals around the world in need, the local fire department, NGO's, the Red C ross, hospitals and some other organizations in Asia, Africa and Europe that fight cancer. I want to hear from you if my gift of [$2,000,000.00 USD] is accepted by you before I proceed.

Send me the below details to show that you accept my gift.

NAME:..... AGE:...... PHONE NUMBER:.... COUNTRY:....... SEX:....... OCCUPATION:.......

You can form your own charity if you have an idea for a cause you feel hasn't yet represented by an organization. Become active in charities in your community or globally, and raising money or other donations for good causes you feel strongly about.. You can invest in business, help the needy, but endeavor you use this donation judiciously.

Everyone says its an evil world but there are still good people, there is still some good things to say about this world. I will emulate Jesus Christ approach to giving, Matthew 9:29-30 Then he touched their eyes and said, "According to your faith let it be done to you"; and their sight was restored. Jesus warned them sternly, "See that no one knows about this."........ Let this gift be between you, me and the creator. Remember to pay it forward someday.

Thank you for accepting my offer, I am indeed grateful, I anticipate your earliest response.

Best Regard

Mr. James Stocklas.

Remember, once they (scammers) have received their potential victims' personal information, they will use the information to trick the potential victims into sending money, which they will claim is for some advance fees, which will cover banking and transfer costs, insurance payments or tax that the potential victims need to pay before they can receive the so-called donated money. But, if the victims send their money, the scammers will steal it and may continue to trick the victims into sending more money, with the promise of receiving the donated money the scammers claim they would receive.

Recipients of the Mr. James Stocklas lottery donation scam emails are asked not to respond to or follow the instructions in them. They should just delete the email messages instead.

It is important to remember that when someone contacts you, claiming that you have won the lottery or you are the recipient of millions of dollars, and asks you to send money in order to receive your lottery winnings or prizes, it is a SCAM. Legitimate lottery companies will never ask their winners to send money in order to receive their prizes or winnings. And, why would lottery winners who are allegedly donating millions of dollars to you, want you to send a few hundred or thousand dollars for banking and transfer costs, insurance payments or tax? Well, the money that the scammers want the victims to send, which the scammers claim is for taxes, bank transfer cost, insurance or other expenses, is what the scammers will steal. And, the victims, on the other hand, will never receive the winnings, prizes or money that they were promised.

So, once you are asked to send money in order to receive money, it is a scam.

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  • Posted: Sep 4, 2018 at 3:10 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Zottegem, Flanders, Belgium

    Please help me!! There is -40€ on my creditcard from Lelie Technology DO BR SAO PAULO BRA!! Stop this please immidiately!!

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  • Posted: Feb 27, 2018 at 12:22 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: JAMES STOCKLAS
    Date: February 26, 2018 at 9:09:41 AM EST
    To: Recipients
    Subject: my subject

    Dear mail owner,

    My name is JAMES STOCKLAS a judge and also the winner of biggest ever jackpot in Pennsylvania and the $291m DOLLARS is already in my bank account. I have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of $200,000.00 DOLLARS to you, this being part of my Charitable Organizational Donation Project to financially support Ten(10) lucky people from different parts of the world. Your email was luckily selected via a Google & Facebook sponsored email-draws, and i decided to put this on the internet for the world to see in other to relinquish any doubts. Please follow the News Link below for more information;

    http://www.cnn.com/ 2016/03/05/us/brothers-win-lottery/. For immediate release of these donated funds, send your *Full Names:......,*Tel:..... *Age:.....& *Country:.....and i will instruct my payout
    Bank to transfer the sum of $200,000.00 DOLLARS to you.

    Regards,
    JAMES STOCKLAS"

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  • Posted: Oct 17, 2017 at 10:11 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- start of scam --
    "From: James Stocklas
    Date: 15 October 2017 at 13:50:48 BST
    Subject: Hello,

    Hello,

    Thanks for accepting my Donated Gift of $200,000.00( Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Only) . I have been making donation to some person online for some times now and i was advised by my wife to also make a donation to Organisation for disabilities. I happen to come across your Email and Decided to Donate to you, which was the reason i sent an email directly to you and i believe you will be able to handle this and make good use of the money that i am donating to you for the good of your community.

    Read More: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/05/us/brothers-win-lottery/

    I am donating $200,000.00( Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Only) to you from my $291,400,000.00 Dollar Lottery on March 02, 2016, I am doing this for the needy and financially depressed, as a matter of fact i have decided to put this away from the media and my sole purpose of doing this was a result of a long talk in England with my 14 Year Old daughter who said to me ''Dad how come we are celebrating your Birthday in England with so much money to be spent when there are family's out there who still find it hard to survive, I knew exactly what she was talking about because i have thought of it too. I want you to be rest assured that you received this message because you are among the 10 individuals to receive from my "DONATION PROJECT". I'm very sure that if you read or watch my interview via the link above you will see the history on how i became a winner and what you stand to get. After the heavy TAX imposed on me i had to move over here in the United Kingdom UK to settle with my family as advised by my family attorney, so we are currently here in the UK, i am monitoring this donation to you be rest assured.

    I have read all comments from a lot of people and i think donating this to you is not a mistake because contributing to you and putting smiles on your face is a good thing and i might not have been a good Catholic because i never believed miracles were real until i won my Power-ball Lottery.

    I may not know you, but i believe if you were chosen by God to receive my donation of $200,000.00( Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Only) , you must be a God fearing individual, I am a catholic and i have always believed that Good things happens to those people who wait and we have no idea on how our winners will be selected but the Rogers Raffle Draw and the GOOGLE MANAGEMENT TEAM said our winners will be notified on email and they will be directed to contact me on email.

    I'm James Stocklas by name, from USA, and I'm a Senior District Judge by profession. As my prospective beneficiary to receiver my donation of $200,000.00( Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Only) I would like to know about you also, kindly send the following information about yourself, as soon as i receive it i will forward you the details of my paying out bank in Texas where donation will be transferred to you. Send the below info:

    Full Name:
    Residential Address:
    Country of Residence
    Occupation:
    Phone Number:

    Please ensure to write back as soon as possible. May the Good lord bless your heart to be a blessing to your family and your society as soon as my donation gets to you.

    My Regards
    Mr. James Stocklas"

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  • Posted: Oct 6, 2017 at 12:59 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    It seems this fictitious "Mr. Stocklas" (as opposed to the REAL one) has many different email addresses from all over the world. I received this one:

    "From: Mr. James Stocklas [Hisham_Kt@chinaconstruction.ae]
    (Mr. Stocklas from Bethlehem, PA, emailing from "China Construction" in the United Arab Emirates??)"

    ...and continues with:

    "My Name is James Stocklas (Senior District Judge ), the winner of the Powerball jackpot of 291,400,000 million in the March 02, 2016, My jackpot was a gift from God to me hence my Entire family has AGREED to do this. I am going to be donating 2,000,000.00 USD to you. Contact us via my email for further / full details and please accept this token as a gift from me and my family. Email me urgently jefflindsay@yandex.com "

    Read More http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/05/us/brothers-win-lottery/

    Best Regards,
    Senior District Judge
    (United State Of America)
    ---
    This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
    https://www.avast.com/antivirus"

    SO... a quick recap:
    Mr. Stocklas, from Pennsylvania, USA, wins a Florida lottery for $291.4 million USD (true so far) and then emails me from a Chinese company in the UAE, and tells me to urgently email HIM at "Jeff Lindsay's" account on a Russian email hosting site and provide my personal info? And this convoluted email isn't expected to raise questions? REALLY???

    At least the email was checked for viruses! LOL!!

    After ALL these years of Nigerian Princes, deposed African Treasury Ministers, and other questionable, alleged, multi-million-dollar "giveaways" (ever since the advent of email for everyone in the '90s [and before]), I seriously can't believe people STILL fall for this obvious SCAM!

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  • Posted: Sep 29, 2017 at 5:48 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

    Here is another scam:

    "Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:18:30 AM
    Subject: Donation

    You have a donation from Mr. James Stocklas, Contact email: jamestoklas@outlook.dk"

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  • Posted: Sep 16, 2017 at 2:19 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Oakland, California, United States

    Mr James Stockla (no s) emailed me to say that Jesus had asked him to email me to let me know that he was donating $2,000,000 from his winnings in the lottery. He sounded so honest, and I followed through with the information for which he asked. Everything OK until it was necessary for me to open an account at Lloyds Bank in London. THEN I knew it was a SCAM. I should have checked with Google before getting involved. I forgive people like this, but unless they change their ways, and ask forgiveness, a wasted life.

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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2017 at 7:42 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

    I have received emails at my work account and text messages. I am sick of it. Whoever is doing this should be charged with fraud for pretending to be this man and scamming people.

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  • Posted: May 25, 2017 at 7:10 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Provincia de Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Ecuador

    This came to me, I assume is also fake:

    "MY donation to you. Reply for more details EV Enterprise Vault

    Reply | Fri 05/05, 9:12 My name is James Stocklas, This is my third email for you, I'm at the end of the Way, and around to donate a huge amount through you. I promise that your Assistance would be rewarded. Please respond to me for more email me at ib013714@gmail.com information."

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    • Posted: May 25, 2017 at 7:14 PM by info

      Yes, it is a fake.

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  • Posted: May 3, 2017 at 11:23 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Hello Friend. My Name is James Stocklas (Senior District Judge ), the winner of the Powerball jackpot of 291,400,000 million in the March 02, 2016, My jackpot was a gift from God to me hence my Entire family has AGREED to do this. I am going to be donating 2,000,000.00 USD to you. Contact us via my email for further / full details and please accept this token as a gift from me and my family. Email me urgently james.stocklas@yandex.com

    Best Regards,
    James Stocklas."

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