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Beware of "Lee Shau Kee Foundation" Donation Scam

2018-03-29T03:32:38 -  +
Beware of  "Lee Shau Kee Foundation" Donation Scam

Mr. Lee Shau Kee is not sending email messages to individuals around the world requesting their personal information or money in order to receive a donation from him. Therefore, online users who have received email messages like the one below, claiming they have been selected to receive millions of dollars from the Lee Shau Kee Foundation, are asked to delete them. This is because the email messages are fakes being sent by online scammers, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information.

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Once the online scammers have received their potential victims' information, they will use it to contact the same potential victims and attempt to scam them. The scammers will then ask their potential victims to send them money in order to collect their so-called donation. But, if the money is sent, the scammers will take it and disappear, leaving the victims broke and depressed. The scammers will also sell their potential victims' information to other scammers, so the same victims will be contacted multiple times.

Remember, once you asked to send personal information or money in order to receive a donation via an unsolicited email message, it is an online scammer attempting to rob you.

The "Lee Shau Kee Foundation" Scam

From: Sinha, Debasish - Debasish <debasish.sinha@lowes.com>

Sent: 23 August 2017 15:36:10

Subject: RE: Humanitarian Grant

Mr Lee Shau Kee is donating a grant of $2,000,000USD to you. Contact him via this email (shaukeelee5@gmail.com) for further details.

Best Regards,

Lee Shau Kee Foundation

Mr. Lee Shau Kee is a Hong Kong-based real estate tycoon and majority owner of Henderson Land Development, a property conglomerate with interests in properties, hotels, restaurants and internet services.

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  • Posted: 2018-05-18T22:42:16 by an anonymous user from or near: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

    Here is another scam:

    "Estelle Flett"

    Greetings from the Lee Shau Kee Family and Foundation

    Through our foundation you where picked as a beneficiary and our offer to you is strongly endorsed by UNICEF. I want to use this medium to send warmth greetings to you and your family. We talk less of ourselves, although we know each other for the first time. I'm writing to you on behalf of our foundation owned by Mr. Lee Shau Kee; who is 88 Year old. We has decided to make this donation through you and your family. You can read about him on the Wikipedia link I have provided to you:

    ...

    You are to receive the sum of 2,000,000 USD to enable support your family and also carry out a community project and also support the less privilege children this is why this donation was endorsed by UNICEF. Kindly send the below information so we can make adequate preparation for the disbursement of the funds to you and your family

    FULL NAMES :
    ADDRESS:
    AGE:
    SEX:
    PHONE NUMBER:
    OCCUPATION:
    COUNTRY:

    With this information all necessary papers needed for the disbursement of the funds will be prepare by our attorney and deposited with our affiliated pay out finance house.
    We expect to read from you as soon as possible

    Thanks
    YIP Ying Chee, John
    Financial Coordinator\Director"

    delete