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"Francois Pinault" Donation Scam Created by Scammers

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"Francois Pinault" Donation Scam Created by Scammers

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Online users, be aware of the "Francois Pinault" donation scam below. The scam is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money. Francois Pinault, a French billionaire businessman and art collector, would never send emails to random individuals around the world requesting personal information or ask them to send money in order to receive a donation from him.

Remember, never send money or personal information if you are asked to do so in order to receive a donation or lottery prize. This is how scammers steal their potential victims' information, and how they steal their victims' money.

The "Francois Pinault" Donation Scam

Von: "Lyashchun, Vasyl" <VLYASHCHUN@NCH.ORG>

Datum: 09.12.18 21:08 (GMT+01:00)

An:

Betreff: RE:

Hi, A donation was made in your favor by Francois Pinault. Reply to this email: ( mrfrapin@gmail.com ) for more details.

Recipients of the same email are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • March 9, 2019 at 4:08 PM by an anonymous user from Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    Got the same email on 3-9-2019. Deleted it. Thank you for posting. will be more careful in the future,

    Also getting e-mails from USPS saying that they are try ing to deliver confidential papers and to click on the address to sign up for new account information.

    They have fake email addresses, Be sure and check these out before opening them up. My antivirus caught it and said it was a bad website, Beware!

    How to stop this kind of scams from going viral? Thank you for posting all this much needed information.

    remove

  • February 26, 2019 at 11:04 AM by info

    Here is another fake email being sent by online scammers:

    "From: Abraham, Koshy <koshy.abraham@apl.com>

    Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:31:30 AM

    Subject: Good News For You

    A donation was made to you by Mr François Pinault Contact Via Email : fpincois@gmail.com More Details"

    remove

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"Francois Pinault" Donation Scam Created by Scammers