"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams

Online users who have received email messages like the one below from a so-called Mrs. Theresa Heidi who wants to donate her so-called inheritance to them, should delete the same messages. This is because the messages are phishing scams. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information and money.

Mrs Theresa Heidi Inheritance Donation Scams

The scammers, pretending to be Mrs. Theresa Heidi, trick their potential victims into sending them their information by claiming they will receive her inheritance or donation. Once the scammers have gotten their potential victims information, they will subsequently contact them and ask them to send money in order to claim their donation. But, if the potential victims send their money, the scammers will collect it and disappear.

Remember, never send money to receive donations or lottery prizes. And, once you are asked to do so, it is more than likely a scam.

A Sample of the "Greeting From Mrs. Theresa Heidi" Donation Scam


Tue 23/05/2017 20:00


Dear Friend

I am happy to know you, but God knows you better and he knows why he has directed me to you at this point, so do not be afraid. I prayed and I came across your data via a private search. I am writing this mail to you with heavy sorrow in my heart, this massage mighty come to you as surprise but i chose to reach you through internet because it still remains the fastest medium of communication through this medium internet has been greatly abused.Please give me this little chance to explain myself to you, I would have like to meet you face to face before departing from this mother earth but due to the illness continue to deprive the chance but even if I die on the process of this operation I will still praise my God ALMIGHTY.

My name is Mrs Theresa Heidi I am a dying woman and i decided to donate what I have to you for charity work/assistance to less privileged people in the society. I am 50 years old and I was diagnosed of cancer for about 4 years ago, immediately after the death of my husband, who has left me everything he worked for and because my doctor told me that i would not last for the period of one year due to cancer problem. Because of my health, I have some funds I inherited from my late husband, the sum of (6.5 Million Dollars) and I needed a very honest and God fearing person who can withdraw this money then use the funds for Charity works.

After honest prayers asking the LORD to bring me a helper and i decided to contact you if you may be willing and interested to handle these trust funds in good faith before anything happens to me. I want a good person who will use the money to work for Gods charity homes and I have chosen you after going through your profile. I want this money to be share to the next privileged since I do not have a child to inherit the money and my late husband relatives all are non believers and I don't want my husband’s hand earn money to be used in an ungodly ways.

Hence the reason for taking this bold decision because I do not have any child who will inherit this money after I die. I am desperately in keen need of assistance and I have summoned up courage to contact you for this task, you must not fail me and the millions of the poor people in our today world. This is no stolen money and there are no dangers involved, is 100% risk free with full legal proof.

This money is still with them and the management just wrote me as the true owner to come forward to receive the money for keeping it so long or rather issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since I cannot come over because of my illness or they get it confiscated.

Presently, I'm with my laptop in a hospital here in where I have been undergoing treatment for cancer of the lungs. It is my last wish to see that this money is invested to any organization of your choice and distributed each year among the charity organization, the poor and the motherless babies’ home.

I want you to use this money to fund orphanages and widows; I took this decision, before I rest in peace because my time will soon be up. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of them. I am absolutely assuring you that no trouble is involved in this money because this is my late husband money.

I want you to take 30 percent of the total money for your personal use while 70% of the money will go to charity. I will appreciate your utmost confidentiality and trust in this matter to accomplish my heart desire, as I don't want anything that will jeopardize my last wish. Please kindly respond for further details. REPLY TO MY PRIVATE E-MAIL PROVIDED HERE ONLY { mrswinlytheresaheidi@yahoo.com }


Your Beloved

Sister Theresa"

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January 14, 2022 at 10:24 AM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Jardines del Pedregal, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City, Mexico

Querido Amado,

DONACIÓN BENÉFICA Por favor, lea atentamente, sé que es cierto que

esta carta puede resultarle una sorpresa. Encontré su contacto de

correo electrónico a través de una búsqueda privada cuando necesitaba

su ayuda. Le escribo este correo con una gran tristeza en mI corazón,

he elegido comunicarme con usted a través de Internet porque sigue

siendo el medio de comunicación más rápido.

MI nombre es Sra. Theresa HeidI Soy nativa de Francia actualmente

hospitalizada en un hospital privado aquí en Israel como resultado de

un cáncer de pulmón Tengo 62 años y me diagnosticaron cáncer de pulmón

hace aproximadamente 4 años, inmediatamente después de la muerte de mi

marido, que me ha dejado todo aquello por lo que trabajaba. Estoy con

mI computadora portátil en un hospital aquí en el que he estado en

tratamiento por cáncer de pulmón. Tengo algunos fondos heredados de mi

difunto esposo, la suma de Dos Millones Quinientos Mil Dólares

Solamente (USD$2,500,000,00). Ahora está claro que me estoy acercando

a los últimos días de mI vida y no creo que necesite este dinero nunca

más. MI médico me hizo entender que no duraría el período de un año

debido a un problema de cáncer de pulmón.

Este dinero todavía está en el banco extranjero y la gerencia me

escribió como el verdadero propietario para que me presente a recibir

el dinero o, más bien, emita una carta de autorización para que

alguien lo reciba en mI nombre ya que no puedo ir debido a mi

enfermedad. . SI no actúa, el banco puede obtener el fondo confiscado

por mantenerlo durante tanto tiempo.

Decidí contactarlo sI está dispuesto e interesado en ayudarme a

retirar este dinero del banco extranjero y luego usar los fondos para

obras de caridad para ayudar a los menos privilegiados y también para

luchar contra la pandemia de Covid-19 en la sociedad. Quiero que

maneje estos fondos fiduciarios de buena fe antes de que me suceda

algo. Este no es dinero robado y no hay peligros involucrados, es 100%

libre de riesgos con pruebas legales completas.

Quiero que tome el 45% del dinero total para su uso personal, mientras

que el 55% del dinero se destinará a obras de caridad. Agradeceré su

máxima confianza y confidencialidad en este asunto para lograr el

deseo de mI corazón, ya que no quiero nada que ponga en peligro mi

último deseo. Lamento mucho sI recibió esta carta en su correo no

deseado, se debe a un error de conexión reciente aquí en el país.

Su Amada Hermana.

Sra. Teresa Heidi


August 12, 2021 at 8:48 AM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Davao del Sur, Davao City, Davao Region, Philippines

It's 2021 now and they updated the scam letter haha Received it in our work email.


Dear Beloved One,

CHARITY DONATION Please read carefully, I know it is true that this

letter may come to you as a surprise. I came across your e-mail

contact through a private search while in need of your assistance. I

am writing this mail to you with heavy sorrow in my heart, I have

chose to reach you through Internet because it still remains the

fastest medium of communication.

My Name is Mrs. Theresa HeidI I am native France currently

hospitalized in a private hospital here in Israel as a result of lungs

cancer I am 62 years old and I was diagnosed of lungs cancer for about

4 years ago, immediately after the death of my husband, who has left

me everything he worked for. I'm with my laptop in a hospital here in

where I have been undergoing treatment for cancer of the lungs. I have

some funds inherited from my late husband, the sum of Two Million Five

Hundred Thousand Dollars Only (USD$2,500,000,00).Now that is clear

that I’m approaching the last-days of my life and I don't even need

the money for any thing. My doctor made me to understand that I would

not last for the period of one year due to Lungs cancer problem.

This money is still with the foreign bank and the management wrote me

as the true owner to come forward to receive the money or rather issue

a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since

I can't come over because of my illness. Failure to act the bank may

get fund confiscated for keeping it so long.

I decided to contact you if you maybe willing and interested to help

me withdraw this money from the foreign bank then use the funds for

Charity works in helping the less privileged and also to fight against

Covid-19 Pandemic in the society. I want you to handle these trust

funds in good faith before anything happens to me. This is not a

stolen money and there are no dangers involved is 100% risk free with

full legal proof.

I want you to take 45% of the total money for your personal used while

55% of the money will go to charity work. I will appreciate your

utmost trust and confidentiality in this matter to accomplish my heart

desire, as I don't want anything that will jeopardize my last wish. I

am very sorry if you received this letter in your spam, is due to

recent connection error here in the country.

Yours Beloved Sister.

Mrs. Theresa Heidi



November 21, 2021 at 6:36 PM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Pay-As, Kadingilan, Northern Mindanao, Philippines

Nov 2021 now and I still got the same message


August 3, 2019 at 8:38 PM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Funny. It's now 2019 and I got a message from "Mrs Theresa Heidi" in which the story has been modified quite a bit. Although "Mrs Theresa Heidi" appeared in romanized form, the message was otherwise in Japanese. Japanese is not my mother language, but even I could judge that the composition was not by someone who writes in Japanese as a mother language. Back-translating it into English literally would probably result in more natural sounding text than the Japanese version that I perused, so I would venture that I received a mechanically translated text.

I rather doubt that people in the Japanese community will be very sympathetic to the story told by Mrs Theresa Heidi, given the clumsiness of her message in a Japanese environment.


July 27, 2019 at 9:31 PM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Seoul, South Korea

I got this as well.


June 1, 2018 at 3:38 AM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Delhi, India

I have also received it; thank u guys...they are playing with our emotions

I'm Sonu

From India


May 17, 2018 at 7:11 AM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Périgueux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

I have just received this mail from Teresa HeidI and thanks for all you have done!

"I am Michel, from France.

Mrs Theresa HeidI <mrstheresaheidi@gmail.com>

Jeu 17/05/2018, 11:25

Dear Friend,

I am glad reading your mail, I decided to hand you over this money

to you and I hope you will utilize this money the way I instructed you

herein.45% is for you while 55% is for the project to take care of the

orphanages and the less privileged once. The company is aware of

everything I don't need any telephone communication in this regard

because of my health, and because Of the presence of my husband's

relatives around me always I don't want them to know about this as

they are not aware of the deposit money. I am currently admitted in a

private hospital in my country

This is not something that you have to think about, because it is

an opportunity for you and less privilege so I will advice you not to

put any atom of fear in this money as you have no risk at all, even

now and in future as far as I contacted you, so I want you to be convince that this is not illegal, so I will like you to send to me a copy of your identification or any picture so to prove to me that you will not betray me. As I believe that will convince you enough or you can ask for anything that will convince you, therefore I will like you to help me by receiving this fund in your bank account.

I really appreciate your kindness and great interest in assisting me.

I have made up my mind to trust you both with my life and everything with the strong hope that you will be fully committed to help me so that the fund will be successfully remitted into your bank account,

This money is without any risk involve its 100 % risk free all you need to do for me to present you as the next of kin for the bank to approved the fund on your favor. All I need is for you to be honest and sincere and to co-operate with me. I am right now in Israel and

send me your photo so that I shall know you facially, after which i

will send you mine.

I want to help more people, I want to help people who need help

legally, I promise you with my life that the trust I have for you will

never die.I have absolute trust and confidence in you. I believe in my

heart that as you have accepted to assist the orphan with this fund as

my trustee or guarantor, it will bring something good to you, My dear,

I am expecting to hear from you, and always put me in your daily

prayers’ am Mrs Theresa HeidI the wife of the late Mr HeidI from


Please fill this below and send back to me immediately to enable me

forward it to the manager who will help you for the transfer of the

fund into your bank account in your country.






Thank you for your understanding.

Best wishes

Mrs.Theresa Heid"


September 28, 2017 at 9:21 PM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China



Two phishing scam email addresses.


October 22, 2017 at 8:44 PM by
"Mrs Theresa Heidi" Inheritance Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

I also received it!


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