"Mrs. Mercy Metason" Charity Donation Scam
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The "Mrs. Mercy Metason" email below is a fake. Therefore, recipients of the same email which claims that Mrs. Mercy Metason, a widow, wants to donate millions of dollars to help orphans, widows and charitable homes, should not respond to them. 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 Mrs. Mercy Metason, 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.
A Sample of the "Mrs. Mercy Metason" Charity Donation Scam
I am Mrs Mercy Metason. a born again christian and a widow and i want to make a donation of US $5.5Million to help orphans and widows and charitable home in your country, and i assumed that you will be able to receive this fund and use it to my wished to the needs in your country and i am seriously ill, please always putting me in your daily prayers because i don't know where it will end with me.
God bless you.Please do respond if you will accomplish this desire of me.
Mrs. Mercy Metason
Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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