"Li Ka-Shing Foundation" Donation Scams
A Sample of the "Li Ka-Shing Foundation" Donation Scam
From Li Ka Shing Foundation www.@star.ocn.ne.jp
Date: Mon, May 8, 2017 at 10:36 PM
Subject: Donation of USD$1,200.000.00 from Li Ka Shing!
My name is Li Ka-shing, a philanthropist and the founder of Cheung Kong Holdings and Li Ka Shing Foundation, I am the Chairman of the Board of Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) and Cheung Kong Holdings, the world's largest operator of container terminals and the world's largest health and beauty retailer. We offer support to children through innovative education initiatives. Our core focus is to encourage enterprise through education, training and building the right skills today so our young people can become the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. I believed strongly in 'giving while living.' I had one idea that never changed in my mind - that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to give USD$1,200.000.00 (One Million Two Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) to randomly selected individuals worldwide. On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Your email address was chosen online while searching at random. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so I know your email address is valid.
Visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Li_Ka-shing or you can Google me ( Li Ka-shing).
Sir Ka-shing Li, GBM, KBE,
Founder Cheung Kong Holdings
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Donation of USD$1,200.000.00 from Li Ka Shing!
The fraudulent email is being sent by scammers to trick potential victims into responding to the same email message. Once the potential victims respond, they will be asked to send their personal information. They will subsequently be asked to send money which the scammers will claim is for taxes, processing or delivery fee. The potential victims may also be tricked into visiting a phishing website disguised as a Li Ka-Shing Foundation website, where their personal and financial information will be collected and sent to cybercriminals.
Persons who were tricked by "Li Ka-Shing Foundation" donation email scam are asked to report it to the police. And, those who were instructed by the cyber criminals to use their credit cards to make payments for their so-called donation are asked to contact their banks for help.
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