Fake - "Mr Starnes Jerryd Diagnosed with Cancer" is a Donation Scam
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The "Mr. Starnes Jerryd" email message below is a fake and scam. Therefore, online users who have received the fake email message(see below), which claims that a Mr. Starnes Jerryd will donate his wealth to them for charity, should not respond to it. This is because the email message is a scam being sent by online scammers to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information and sending money. The scammers, who are pretending to be Mr. Starnes Jerryd, will ask their potential victims to send money, which they will claim is for taxes, transfer fee or processing fee, in order to receive the millions of dollars they were promised. But, if the potential victims send their money, the scammers will take it and disappear, leaving their victims depressed and a few hundreds or thousands of dollars broke.
Sample of the "Mr Starnes Jerryd Diagnosed with Cancer" Scam
Date: Wed 28/02/2018 14:14
From: "Mr. Starnes Jerryd"
Donation I wish you happy New Year.
My name is Mr Starnes Jerryd from USA currently hospitalized in a hospital as a result of cancer. My purpose of writing you is because I was led by the spirit of God to offer you the money that I have in my private account in Abroad now that is clear that I'm approaching the last days of my life.
I'm almost 81 years old and may not even need the money again for anything. I'm offering you the sum of $2.5 million us dollars as a donation for the work of God and charity.When I hear from you, I will direct you on how to receive the money. Please pray that God will accept my soul even if I die today.Please you can Contact me through my email:(firstname.lastname@example.org) to enable us discuss more details.
Mr Starnes Jerryd
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